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bin Laden letters released

bin Laden letters released

By • on May 3, 2012

“This report is a study of 17 declassified documents captured during the Abbottabad raid and released to the Combating Terrorism Center (CTC). They consist of electronic letters or draft letters, totaling 175 pages in the original Arabic and 197 pages in the English translation. The earliest is dated September 2006 and the latest April 2011. Some

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FBI Terrorism Quick Reference Card

FBI Terrorism Quick Reference Card

By • on January 15, 2010

“First responding officers should be aware of suspicious factors that may indicate a possible terrorist threat. These factors should be considered collectively in assessing a possible threat. This quick reference guide is intended to provide practical information for line officers but may not encompass

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JASON report on Black Swan Events

JASON report on Black Swan Events

By • on November 4, 2009

The JASON group has produced a very interesting report on the probability of Black Swan type events.  Download Report

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Google Wave

Google Wave

By • on November 2, 2009

Once it reaches critical traction, Google Wave will be a great tool for real-time collaborative intelligence analysis and production.   A great guide has been released for free that provides an excellent overview on how to use the service.  Google Wave Guide

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Google Flu trends

Google Flu trends

By • on September 23, 2009

Predicting flu outbreaks 2 weeks in advance: “We’ve found that certain search terms are good indicators of flu activity. Google Flu Trends uses aggregated Google search data to estimate flu activity in your state up to two weeks faster than traditional systems” Google

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Argus H1N1 visualization tool

Argus H1N1 visualization tool

By • on September 22, 2009

An interesting visualization tool for H1N1 open source news and medical reporting. (Argus at Georgetown)

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An Intelligence Briefing From The DNI

An Intelligence Briefing From The DNI

By • on August 6, 2009

Thanks to the Federation of American Scientists, the Director of National Intelligence’s recent unclassified, written answers to questions from Senators are available. (Atlantic) [PDF

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Preventing Another Mumbai: Building a Police Operational Art

Preventing Another Mumbai: Building a Police Operational Art

By • on July 7, 2009

This recent paper authored by John Sullivan & Adam Elkus appears in the June 2009 issue of the CTC Sentinel published by the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point. (CTC)

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Social Networks Around the World

Social Networks Around the World

By • on June 8, 2009

Italian PR professional and former Microsoft Italy marketer Vincenzo Cosenza sent us an interesting visualization today. Below is a map of the world, showing the most popular social networks by country. The map was built using Alexa and Google Trends for Website traffic data in June 2009 and we think

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North Korea Secrets Uncovered In Google Earth by Amateur Spies

North Korea Secrets Uncovered In Google Earth by Amateur Spies

By • on June 4, 2009

This Google Earth project offers an extensive mapping of North Korea’s economic, cultural, political, and military infrastructures. Through the topic menu, users of this program have easy access to geographical information on North Korea’s agriculture projects, aviation facilities, communications,

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