Time to Address the Jerusalem Issue

The shooting of a prominent Jewish activist who frequented the sacred Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharifon a nearly daily basis by a Palestinian gunmen on October 29, 2014, is another cornerstone signaling a deteriorating state of affairs. Young Israeli Jewish nationalists declared that they would attempt to visit the Temple Mount tomorrow morning in response. This latest […]

Amazon-CIA $600 Million Deal Facing Scrutiny: ‘What’s the CIA Doing on Amazon’s Cloud?’

From the Institute for Public Accuracy: A billboard challenging Amazon to fully disclose the terms of its $600 million contract to provide cloud computing services for the Central Intelligence Agency has been unveiled at a busy intersection near Amazon’s Seattle headquarters. The billboard’s launch — asking “the $600 million question: What’s the CIA Doing on […]

White House Aims to Replace Website Passwords With Federal Authentication Scheme

The White House has announced today that a long-standing plan to roll out a federal “Internet ID” authentication scheme that would be used to log in to all websites across the Internet will move forward, and the service will launch in six to twelve months. “We simply have to kill off the password,” insisted White […]

Lawsuit Spotlights US Charities That Fund Israel’s Secret Nuclear Weapons Program

The following is being released by the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy: A federal lawsuit seeks immediate release of a closely held government report about how American branches of Israeli charitable and educational institutes fund secret nuclear weapons research and development programs. An unclassified 1987 study conducted for the Department of Defense titled "Current […]

Marcy Wheeler: Are FBI and NCTC Trying to Pressure Prosecutors to Charge the Second Intercept Source?

Citing “law enforcement and intelligence sources who have been briefed on the case,” Michael Isikoff reports that the government has identified “the second leaker” – a source of information on drone targeting and terrorist watchlisting for The Intercept. The FBI has identified an employee of a federal contracting firm suspected of being the so-called second […]

Michigan Village’s ISIS Threat ‘Far-Fetched’ But Still the Excuse for Secrecy

A week and a half ago, I blogged about an ongoing story in Oakley, Michigan, which is not that far from here and which I’ve been keeping an eye on. People are apparently picking up the story now outside of the local news, and it’s getting some new info. For those who don’t remember, the […]