DefDog: Senate Benghazi Report Slams State, White House & Pentagon But Still Covering Up…Seven Missing Charges Itemized by Phi Beta Iota

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CIA gets a free pass for dereliction on multiple fronts.  Noteworthy: Neither State nor Africa Command had any idea of the size and scope of the CIA arms smuggling operation based in Benghazi.  Also noteworthy that NSA has nothing at all on the attack in the days leading up to it or during the attack.  Deja bu.

REPORT:  Flashing Red-HSGAC Special Report-1

FOX: Senate committee report on Benghazi terrorist attack faults State Department

WSJ:  Senate Report Widens Fault for Benghazi Failures

Washington Post:  Sen. Joe Lieberman: Lack of security in Benghazi was ‘irresponsible’

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Dec 31

Event: 19-23 Mar Online Security Jam

The Security Jam 2012 – an open call for fresh thinking

Op-Ed by Giles Merritt, Director, Security & Defence Agenda (SDA)

Nobody doubts the speed with which the security challenges faced by western governments are changing. Nor the changing nature of security. The need for fresh thinking both from the military and from the wide range of relevant civilian stakeholders is clear to all.

And that’s the purpose of the online Security Jam being organised by the Security & Defence Agenda (SDA) and its partners from March 19-23.

Online tools have a central role to play in the effort to address the policy needs of the EU and NATO. The Security Jam is a state-of-the-art collaborative platform that will focus the brain power of thousands of experts around the world on key security issues.

Read more here.

See Also:

Transnational & hybrid threats: Hosted and moderated by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri)  Host: Ian Anthony 

VIP in this Forum: Catherine Woollard, Executive Director, European Peacebuilding Liaison Office (EPLO)

Tip of the Hat to Berto Jongman

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Mar 4

NIGHTWATCH: Push-Back on US Across AF PK IR SY

In summary:  US took ten years to make an issue of two Pakistani fertilizer factories that are the primary source for all Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) killing and maiming in AF.  Taliban gets what it wants in AF school programs, Iran makes progress in AF, SY and on the side with Saudi Arabia.

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Dec 14

Reference: Smart Nation Act Draft (Full Text Online for Google Translate)

Proposed Legislation: The Smart Nation Act

Institutionalizing Open Source Information Exploitation

and Multinational Information Sharing Beneficial to All

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Oct 24

Reference: Open Source Agency Synopsis (Full Text Online for Google Translate)

Open Source Intelligence Requires an Open Source Agency

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Oct 24