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Denmark Offers Homes, Education To Jihadists In “Hug A Terrorist” Rehab Program

Authored by Daniel Lang via SHTFplan.com, There’s a very simple principle that helps form the bedrock of any prosperous and civilized society. When people do bad things, they should be punished for it. The moment that rule is turned upside down, and the wicked and weak are rewarded for their behavior, society will crumble. There’s […]

US Launches Quiet Crackdown On Cryptocurrencies

While all eyes were distracted with the Trump-demeaning headlines of the foreign sanctions bill, few spotted the hidden mandate that foreign governments monitor cryptocurrency circulations as a measure to combat "illicit finance trends" in an effort to "combat terrorism." As Coinivore reports, the bill requires the governments to develop a “national security strategy” to combat […]

US Launches Quiet Crackdown On Cryptocurrencies

While all eyes were distracted with the Trump-demeaning headlines of the foreign sanctions bill, few spotted the hidden mandate that foreign governments monitor cryptocurrency circulations as a measure to combat "illicit finance trends" in an effort to "combat terrorism." As Coinivore reports, the bill requires the governments to develop a “national security strategy” to combat […]

Al-Qaeda’s “Inspire” Magazine Targets US Commuter Trains With Homemade “Derailment Devices”

The magazine that helped the Tsarnaev brothers pull off the Boston Marathon bombing – while also purporting to teach wannabe jihadis how to “make a bomb in the kitchen of your mom” – is homing in on its next target: America’s crumbling transportation infrastructure. “Inspire,” the Al Qaeda propaganda magazine, will dedicate its next issue […]

US Sanctions Mexican Football Legend Rafa Martinez For Being “Front Man” To Local Drug Lord

On Wednesday, the U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control announced that it was imposing sanctions on eight more Venezuelan individuals, including the brother of the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, for “undermining democracy in the South American country.” The Treasury statement said seven are current or former Venezuelan government officials, whom the U.S. accuses […]

Australian City Council Halts Construction Of Synagogue Over Fears That ISIS Could Target It

Authored by Daniel Lang via SHTFplan.com, People living in the West have given up a lot to satisfy their government’s concerns over terrorism. Here in the US for instance, our right to privacy in our homes, on our persons, and especially in our communications, has essentially died since 9/11. Everything we say on our phones […]

Is The Mafia Helping ISIS Smuggle Oil Into Italy?

Authored by Irina Slav via OilPrice.com, The Italian mafia may have teamed up with the Islamic State to smuggle crude oil from the Middle East into Italy, an ongoing police investigation has suggested, according to The Times who cited a report by La Repubblica. The Italian daily noted that the police had found substantial amounts […]

For Sale On The Dark Web: Your Tax Refund And Social Security Number

After death, and taxes, we can now add a third 'certainty' to life – identity theft. Amid the business of tax season, it's not just accountants that are toiling hard to collect their fees. As Bloomberg reports, tax season is hog heaven for cybercriminals. The thought of all that personal data just sitting around, unmolested […]

Homegrown Terrorism Is Top Threat To UK, New Report Finds

Via Soeren Kern of The Gatestone Institute, "The threat to the UK remains from homegrown terrorism, and is heavily youth- and male-oriented with British nationals prevalent among offenders." — Islamist Terrorism: Analysis of Offenses and Attacks in the UK (1998–2015). "The increased prevalence of smaller cells and individualistic offending, suggests a rise in terrorism cases […]

War Gaming – Part 2: Cyberwarfare & Disinformation

Submitted by Bill O'Grady via Confluence Investment Management, Yesterday, we began this two-part report by examining America’s geographic situation and how it is conducive to superpower status. This condition is problematic for foreign powers because it can be almost impossible to significantly damage America’s industrial base in a conventional war with the U.S. In addition, […]