(Reuters) – A leading U.S. nuclear weapons laboratory recently discovered its computer systems contained some Chinese-made network switches and replaced at least two components because of national security concerns, a document shows. A letter from the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, dated November 5, 2012, states that the research facility had installed devices made by H3C Technologies Co, based… Read more →
Military official says Home Front Command preparing hospitals for range of security threats including large-scale missile attacks. The IDF Home Front Command is preparing all hospitals in Israel for a range of security threats, including large-scale missile attacks and chemical attacks, a senior military sourcetold The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday. The preparations have been planned three years in advance, and bear no relation to current… Read more →
Will hostilities erupt in 2013?
Spiegel Online Almost a third of the planet is thought to be using its products and yet few know much about the highly secretive Chinese telecommunication equipment company Huawei. Should customers be concerned about the company founder’s military background or the security vulnerabilities of its products? The first problem is just saying the company’s name. Huawei is pronounced wah-way. It means… Read more →
A giant wave lashes a popular promenade in Bombay, India. (AP Photo/Sherwin Crasto) Newly uncovered research reveals the United States and New Zealand tested a “tsunami bomb” during World War II, the Telegraph reports. The bomb reportedly uses underwater blasts to trigger massive tidal waves designed to destroy coastal cities. New Zealand author and filmmaker Ray Waru uncovered the top secret… Read more →
In an attempt to seize total control over national security and bypass congress, a frightening new step by the Obama Administration is coming into play. As noted in Friday’s Wall Street Journal in an op-ed by John Bolton and John Woo, a State Department advisory group that is run by former Secretary of Defense William Perry is advising that the U.S. and… Read more →
http://www.euronews.com/ Iran has begun six days of naval drills in one of the world’s most important oil trade routes. The military exercises taking place in the Strait of Hormuz are meant to demonstrate Iran’s capability to defend itself and send a message of peace and friendship to neighbouring countries, according to an Iranian naval commander. About 40 percent of the world’s… Read more →
The Russians have given Bashar Assad his most sophisticated weapon thus far — the Iskander cruise missile which has a hypersonic speed of 1.3 miles per second.
The Lebanese Shia group Hezbollah has confirmed that its members are in Syria fighting on behalf of the government, United Nations human rights investigators said on Thursday. There are also reports that Iraqi Shias are coming to fight in Syria, and Iran confirmed in September that its Revolutionary Guards are in Syria providing assistance, the independent investigators led by Brazilian… Read more →
The central suspect in last month’s bus bombing in Tel Aviv planted the explosive device and then took the train back to his job at the McDonald’s in Modi’in, prosecutors stated in an indictment issued on Wednesday. Muhammed Abed Al Jaffer Nasser Mafarja, an 18-year-old resident of Taibeh, was charged with aiding the enemy in a time of war, dozens… Read more →