Operation Buckthorn was a British special forces operation successfully carried out by men of the Special Boat Service on 21 December 2018 that rescued the crew of the cargo ship Grande Tema who had been taken hostage by four West … Continue reading Operation Buckthorn
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A Senegalese police officer serving with the UN Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has beenawarded special recognition for her outstanding service to the Congolese community and national police. Major Seynabou Diouf was announced the 2019 UN Female Police Officer of the year on Friday. She currently leads a task force that helps prevent and end sexual exploitation and abuse as part of the UN Mission in the DRC(MONUSCO), in Goma, the capital of North Kivu province. “It is a deep honour to receive the UN Female Police Officer of the Year award. It means a … Continue reading UN Award for Senegalese Female Police Officer
More US Veterans have died following the Vietnam war from the post-traumatic stress disorder leading to suicide than those who died in combat. THERE ARE MORE THAN 58,000 NAMES OF AMERICAN DEAD ON THE MEMORIAL WALL IN WASHINGTON, D.C., THE TOTAL COSTS IN LIFE IS STILL BEING COUNTED. THE PEOPLE American Veterans Vietnamese People In Country 2.5 million est. 1970 pop. 41 million In Combat 1.5 million unknown Killed in Action 58,000+ 2.5 million Wounded 300,000+* 4 million Missing in Action 2,000+ 250,000 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder 1.5 million+ unknown Suicides 100,000+ unknown Homeless 150,000 nightly unknown Boat … Continue reading Vietnam – Suicide & Combat Rate
Active Measures is a 2018 documentary film by director Jack Bryan. It is the first major documentary to address the allegations of “collusion” between the Trump campaign and agents of the Russian state. Owen Gleiberman, chief film critic for Variety writes of it : “…Active Measures names the names and fills in the flowchart of Trump’s corruption with gripping authority“ The film also incorporates the research of Christopher Steele the MI6 officer who was tasked with providing his own personal intelligence insight into the Trump Russian associations – his intelligence document was discredited by the Trump administration ask fake news … Continue reading “Active Measures”–the Trump/Putin Connection
Written by Gary Aitkenhead on 29 April 2019 in Interview in CSW As the UK faces increasingly complex global threats, our defence and security organisations must work more collaboratively than ever. Gary Aitkenhead, chief executive of the Defence Science and … Continue reading CSW Defence & security focus: DSTL in the Future