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Skynet Is Real, and the NSA Uses It To Track Locations with Phone Metadata

Skynet Is Real, and the NSA Uses It To Track Locations with Phone Metadata

By Josh Wolford May 8, 2015

When a spy agency decides to call one of its various tracking programs Skynet, it’s just screwing with us, right? A troubling report about a journalist misidentified as a terrorist from The Intercept has revealed that the National Security Agency …

Hellfire Missiles: U.S. Government Sends Ammunition To Iraqi Forces Hellfire Missiles: U.S. Government Sends Ammunition To Iraqi Forces

To show its continued support to the Iraqi forces against their ongoing campaign against terrorism, the United States has sent 100 Hellfire missiles and other ammunition to Iraq, officials of the U.S. Embassy to Iraq announced on Sunday. According to …

NSA Actions Ruled Legal by Federal Judge NSA Actions Ruled Legal by Federal Judge

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On Friday, New York federal judge William H. Pauley III ruled that the surveillance and collection activities overseen by the NSA are legal, dismissing a case brought against the Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, by the ACLU. In his …

Hellfire Missiles Sent to Iraq, U.S. Plans to Send Drones Next Year Hellfire Missiles Sent to Iraq, U.S. Plans to Send Drones Next Year

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By request, dozens of Hellfire missiles were sent from the United States to Iraq last week. The Iraqi government also requested the delivery of 10 Scan Eagles surveillance drones by March of next year; thus, the U.S. plans to also …

Islamists Continue Worldwide Offensive Islamists Continue Worldwide Offensive

As the news spread of coordinated U.S. Navy SEAL strikes against Islamist leaders on either side of the African mainland, Islamists elsewhere were launching attacks of their own. Iraq was rocked by a series of suicide bombings this weekend, Reuters …

Navy SEALs Somalia Assault Raises Strategic Questions Navy SEALs Somalia Assault Raises Strategic Questions

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Yesterday, Navy SEAL Team Six raided an al-Shabaab HQ in Barawe, Somalia. Although none of the SEALs were killed in the assault, a series of conflicting reports about the raid’s target were released, some of which claiming the individual was …

US Captures Al Qaeda Leader Responsible for ’98 Embassy Bombing US Captures Al Qaeda Leader Responsible for ’98 Embassy Bombing

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According to CNN, U.S forces have captured Abu Anas al Libi, in Tripoli, Libya. Al Libi is said to be a key Al Qaeda operative and had been wanted for his role in the bombing of the U.S. embassies in …

Black Hawk Down: 20 Years Since Military Disaster Black Hawk Down: 20 Years Since Military Disaster

The twentieth anniversary of one of the U.S. military’s greatest botched missions, “Black Hawk Down,” was yesterday. In celebration, the US government recently released the classified footage of the operation. The video above contains some of that footage, and 60 …

Twitter Suspends Al Qaeda’s Account Twitter Suspends Al Qaeda’s Account

Al Qaeda launched a Twitter account earlier this week, and after only five days, has had their account suspended. The account, @shomokhalislam, made less than 50 tweets while it was running, and had over 1,800 followers. According to the Washington …

Mali Explosion Caused by Suicide Bombers in Kidal
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The AP reported this morning that an explosion rocked a UN World Food Programme storage facility in the town of Kidal in northern Mali. Two civilians died in the attacks and seven others were wounded by shrapnel. The targeted building …

Al-Shabab Takes Credit for Mall Attack on Twitter
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At least 39 people were killed when a Somali-based terror group opened fire at a mall in Kenya. The Al Qaeda-linked group Al-Shabab (also listed as “Al-Shabaab”) claimed responsibility for the shootings on Twitter. The group was reportedly live tweeting …

Shooting in Kenya Mall Work of Terrorists, 39 dead
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At least 39 people were killed and more than 150 wounded by Islamic extremist gunmen in an assault inside Nairobi’s top mall early today. Kenya’s president announced the attack on national TV, while disclosing that his close family members were …

Nairobi Westgate Mall: Islamists Kill 25

Islamists around the world are staging coordinated attacks with increasing regularity. Yesterday saw a series of coordinated attacks on the Arabian peninsula, and today sees al-Qaeda affiliated militants seizing a shopping mall, killing dozens and injuring 40. Witnesses say that …

AQAP Stages Suicide Car Bombing, Kills 38 Yemenis
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The AP via USA Today reported earlier today that al-Qaeda militants in Yemen launched a coordinated attack on a military barracks in the southern part of the country called Shabwa province. 38 soldiers were killed in the attacks and dozens …

Al-Qaeda, Free Syrian Army Stop Fighting in Azaz

The BBC reported this morning that fighting between some of the rebel groups has come to a grinding halt in the town of Azaz. Militants linked to al-Qaeda and fighting under the banner of “The Islamic State of Iraq and …

Omar Hammami, American Jihadi, Reported Dead

Omar Hammami, better known as Abu Monsoor Al-Almriki (“the American”), has reportedly been shot dead in the southern bay area of Somalia. Hammami has been reported dead on numerous occasions, but close contact and terrorism expert J.M. Berger believes that …

Ayman al-Zawahiri Calls for US-Based Attacks
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Al-Qa’ida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri issued his latest audio speech online marking 12 years and a day since the 11 September attacks of 2001. Zawahiri’s speech is issued with the missive of calling for small-scale attacks inside the United States to …