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  • Bin Laden Abbottabad Compound in 2011
    Pakistan probably knew bin Laden location according to retired Pakistani general
    Pakistan probably knew that Osama bin Laden was in Abbottabad before U.S. forces killed him in 2011, and may have eventually revealed that information to U.S. forces in exchange for an agreement to end the Afghan war according to a retired...
  • Russian spy ring uncovered in New York, suspects arrested
    Russian spy ring uncovered in New York, suspects arrested
    U.S. authorities on Monday detained three Russian citizens, two of them Russian diplomats, with operating a New York-based cold-war style spy ring based on orders from the Russian government as the spy-ring attempted to collect economic...
  • Syria cemetery in Suruc, on the Turkey-Syria border
    Montreal police fear two young women have become slaves for jihadist fighters
    Today, Jan. 23, 2015, the Toronto Sun reports that, “two Montreal women, ages 18 and 19, were reported missing by their families in November and Canadian authorities believe they have joined Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria.”An alarming...
  • Sen. Richard Burr
    An open letter to Senator Burr: Five tough questions
    The Libertarian Party of North Carolina has issued this open letter to Sen. Richard Burr.Dear Senator Burr,When you became Senate Intelligence Committee chair, you said that you would conduct vigorous oversight and ask the tough questions....
  • A phthalate
    Lower IQ children may result from phthalate exposure
    Last Friday, the news world was shaken by discussions of a paper in PLOS ONE titled “Persistent Associations between Maternal Prenatal Exposure to Phthlates on Child IQ at Age 7 Years.” Phthalates (pronounced “thalates”)...
  • Which is the smartest dog
    My dog is smarter than your dog
    60 minutes this month discusses dog intelligence with Anderson Cooper. This information appears to be pouring into the internet as of late with many different groups studying how their dogs might be smarter than originally thought. The 60 minutes...
  • Foggy intelligence
    Hazy intelligence dulls effectiveness of airstrikes
    Ken Dilanian’s AP story is but one instance of many that demonstrate the limitations of airstrikes alone against the ISIS terrorists. First, airpower requires intelligence. Aerial surveillance is often limited by weatherand by air defenses....
  • Obama misses over half his intelligence briefings
    Obama throws Clapper under the bus
    A new report issued by the Government Accountability Institute–GAI–shows not-so-surprised United States citizens that B. Hussein Obama was present at a mere 42.1 percent of his daily intelligence briefings in the entire length of his...
  • US Counter Insurgency  Strategy will  play a major role in coordinating the counter terror operations of Kurdish and Iraqi  ground forces.
    Did the Current U.S Intelligence Hierarchy Contribute to ISIL's Rise.
    The Office of the Director of Intelligence has taken the unprecedented measure to undermine the Central Intelligence Agency. In March of 2014 The Office of the Director of Intelligence issued a heavily redacted version of its Intelligence...
  • Drone
    Fly high and fast: US Surveillance over Syria
    The Big Story reported from an AP article that US surveillance aircraft flew over Syria. According to the report, the Syrian government could permit the US to not only surveil but to strike Islamic State targets in Syria. Syria’s Foreign...
  • Education
    The miseducation of educators
    As the 2014-2015 year begins, there are a few thoughts that have simmered in my mind. Some people might disagree and as a matter of fact, might be offended by some of the truths I share – but when has that stopped me from expressing myself...
  • Boston
    The United States' smartest states in 2014
    The 10 smartest states in the United States list has been released by The Street which explains its methodology for determining the rank order of states by examining the states’ levels of education a certain percentage of the residents of...
  • Twins
    Strong reading skills in childhood tied to higher IQ in later life
    A new study of identical twins suggests that early reading skills are an indicator of higher intellectual abilities later in life. The study, published in the July 24 journal Child Development, was conducted by researchers at the University of...
  • Dog in ocean
    Intelligent or motivated
    If you had a choice to be highly intelligent or highly motivated, which would it be?Motivation as defined by BusinessDictionary.com means, “Internal and external factors that stimulate desire and energy in people to be continually interested...
  • Different types of intelligence
    Different types of intelligence
    Traditional IQ tests have long been the way that we determine and measure intelligence. However, there has been much controversy over the fairness of the traditional IQ tests in determining intelligence.In response to the controversy over the...