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Month: February 2024

Alarming Surge: Antisemitic Attacks Skyrocket in the UK, Sparking Urgent Calls for Action

Antisemitism, a long-standing stain on British society, has experienced a chilling resurgence in the past year, reaching levels unseen in decades. This alarming trend has cast a shadow over the UK, raising urgent concerns about the safety and security of…

CIA Director Bill Burns and his Egyptian and Qatari counterparts arrive in Paris to begin next round of hostage negotiations

An Israeli delegation arrived in Paris today for talks with senior US, and Egyptian intelligence officials, as well as the Prime Minister of Qatar, aiming to advance a ceasefire deal with Hamas and secure the release of hostages, an Israeli…

Jacob Zuma, the MK Party, and the Kremlin’s GRU

On December 28, 2007, the Directorate of Special Operations (DSO), known as the Scorpions, charged Jacob Zuma with eighteen charges of money laundering and corruption based on seven hundred and fifty-three illicit payments he received while serving as the Deputy…

Russia Could Lose Up To 500,000 Soldiers in the War Against Ukraine. 

As the war in Ukraine enters a second year, Russian losses are mounting at an alarming rate with losses expected to reach 500,000 soldiers by 2025 if the number of casualties sustained in President Vladimir Putin’s Special Military Operation continues…

A Mosaic of Disinformation: The Manipulation of Narratives Surrounding Navalny’s Death

Alexei Navalny, hailed as the Kremlin’s most formidable critic, fearlessly exposed corruption entrenched within President Vladimir Putin’s political party, enduring substantial personal sacrifices. From surviving a near-fatal poisoning attempt to imprisonment since 2021, Navalny’s unwavering commitment to exposing political corruption…

Iran Is Set to Become One of the World’s Leading Arms Dealers 

Iran is set to become one of the largest suppliers of weapons within the next decade, western intelligence agencies believe.   The Islamic republic sold around 1bn USD worth of weaponry to a variety of countries around the world in 2022/23,…

Combatica’s XR Training to Revolutionise Special Forces Training and Save Lives of Counter-Terrorist Forces 

In a groundbreaking development, Combatica, an Israeli startup, has partnered with ionir, a leading data storage and services provider, to bring cutting-edge XR (extended reality) training to Special Forces and Security Forces globally.  The platform is already being rolled out to…

Congressional Chaos: The Battle Over $60 Billion for Ukraine Instigated by the ‘Hateful Eight’ 

Months of Congressional chaos have left U.S. aid to Ukraine paralysed, creating a four-month deadlock in providing essential assistance that it needs to prevent a Russian victory.  Now, the U.S. Senate proposed a comprehensive $95 billion aid package, earmarking $60…

Israel’s Foreign Minister Katz Speaks at Munich Security Conference and Announces New Evidence of UNRWA Links to Terrorism 

Day One of the 60th edition of Munich’s Security Conference saw the Israel-Hamas war and concerns surrounding the war spilling over borders across the region dominate this year’s agenda.  As the war enters its fifth month, the Israel-Hamas war has…

Decisive Action on Spyware: Unprecedented Cybersecurity Pact Unveiled at London Conference

In the clandestine realm of cyberspace, where espionage meets the digital frontier, a chilling truth is unveiled. Spyware, touted as a guardian of national security, reveals its sinister side, orchestrating hacking-for-hire campaigns that target civil society, political dissidents, and journalists….