Nations Stand with Britain Against Russia and Poison Attack

Founders Code LONDON — The leaders of the United States, France, Germany and Canada on Thursday endorsed Britain’s assessment that a nerve-agent attack on a former Russian spy and his daughter in March was conducted by Russian military officers and “almost certainly” approved at a senior level of the Russian government. The leaders urged Russia to provide a “full disclosure” of its Novichok nerve-agent … [Read more...]

Iran Has Moved Missiles Into Iraq And Syria

Founders Code Two planes have moved weapons from Iran to Beirut via Damascus. The airline is known as Qeshm Fars Air and is used by both the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps as well as al Quds, but led by Qassem Soleimani. The weapons are bound for Hezbollah. Meanwhile, Iran has also been moving missiles to Iraq and Syria. These are short range missiles which Iran says are for defensive activities. There … [Read more...]

Iran Using Same ‘Active Measure’ Tactics Against The U.S.

Founders Code When traveling Internet sites, social media accounts and various news aggregator services, one needs to be even more suspect of what information is out there. Russia has been applying propaganda ‘active measure’ tactics for decades and due to the global Internet system, the volume has gone beyond measure. With all things Russia going on in Washington, DC and in the media, the success of active … [Read more...]

That Deported Nazi was One of Many in the U.S.

Founders Code by Fred Lucas Amid a politically-charged debate over its existence, Immigration and Customs Enforcement has removed war criminal Jakiw Palij, marking the 68th deportation of a Nazi from the United States. On Monday, ICE arrested Palij, 95, a former labor camp guard, enforcing a 2004 court order the same day President Donald Trump praised ICE and Customs and Border Protection officials at a … [Read more...]

Trends In Chinese Military Worrying The U.S.

Founders Code WASHINGTON — China is not an enemy, but it is certainly an adversary of the United States, and the Defense Department’s 2018 report to Congress examines the trends in Chinese military developments. Congress mandates the report, titled “Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China.” While the report highlights military developments, it also addresses China’s … [Read more...]

Is That Russian Submarine Threat Still Out There?

Founders Code It is not just the U.S. Navy that is on alert. Europe’s top Navy Commander: NAPLES, Italy — Russia is deploying more submarines to the Mediterranean, the Black Sea and North Atlantic than at any time since the Cold War as part of a growing power game driving the U.S. to revive a decommissioned fleet and NATO to strengthen its naval defenses, the Navy’s top commander in the theater … [Read more...]

New York: Nazi Ordered Deported in 2004

Founders Code Former Nazi Labor Camp Guard Jakiw Palij Removed to Germany Palij is 68th Nazi Removed from the United States WASHINGTON, D.C. – Jakiw Palij, a former Nazi labor camp guard in German-occupied Poland and a postwar resident of Queens, New York, has been removed by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to Germany, Attorney General Jeff Sessions of the U.S. Department of Justice, … [Read more...]

2 Iranians Indicted for Conducting Surveillance in Chicago

Founders Code Two Individuals Charged for Acting as Illegal Agents of the Government of Iran An indictment was returned today charging Ahmadreza Mohammadi-Doostdar, 38, a dual U.S.-Iranian citizen, and Majid Ghorbani, 59, an Iranian citizen and resident of California, with allegedly acting on behalf of the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran by conducting covert surveillance of Israeli and Jewish … [Read more...]

Turkey is Holding Pastor Brunson Because of a Bank

Founders Code Pastor Andrew Brunson faces life in prison in Turkey for fraudulent charges of supporting a terror organization and political espionage. Brunson has lived in Turkey for 23 years. He even filed an application to renew his visa application in October of 2016. More details here. Meanwhile, as the Turkish currency tanked due to sanctions and trade issues, the lira value held for about a week until … [Read more...]

About This Security Clearance Mess

Founders Code There are many levels to having a security clearance. Having clearance does not automatically grant access to classified information as a result of position, rank or title. Having any level of security clearance also includes a required signature on a non-disclosure agreement. Based on information, job duty or other stipulations, clearance has limitations including a ‘need to know’ … [Read more...]

Trump Admin Seeking Global Cyber Dominance

Founders Code Finally! President Trump signed an order that reverses the classified rules and cyber processes from the Obama administration, known as IVE PPD 20. It was signed in October 2012, and this directive supersedes National Security Presidential Directive NSPD-38. Integrating cyber tools with those of national security, the directive complements NSPD-54/Homeland Security Presidential Directive … [Read more...]

Bomb Threat Ground Planes in Chile, Peru, Greece and Argentina

Founders Code Defense Secretary Mattis just happened to be in Chile. Defense Secretary James N. Mattis highlights a joint agreement he signed on cooperation between the United States and Chile in cyber operations and protection of Chile’s cyber domain during a visit to Santiago, Chile, Aug. 16, 2018. *** Reported on the 9th: Mattis embarks Sunday, Aug. 12 on his first trip to South America while … [Read more...]

K2/Spice Overdoses, Sadly Very Common

Founders Code It is sold at convenience stores and costs $20-$50 per 3 grams. It is legal and is undetectable in drug tests. It has a few names other than laced marijuana, such as K2, Spice, Genie, Mojo or Zohai. Head shops sell it and for the most part, it is not regulated in the United States but is banned in most of Europe. Synthetic cannabinoid users report some effects similar to those produced by … [Read more...]

30,000 ISIS Fighters is Not Defeat

Founders Code Army Col. Sean Ryan, the spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve, spoke to Pentagon reporters about progress being made against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. He spoke via satellite from Baghdad. “In Iraq, operations continue to secure areas across the country, as Iraq security forces locate, identify and destroying ISIS remnants,” Ryan said. “Last week alone, … operations across Iraq … [Read more...]

Boy, 11, Hacks Into Replica U.S. Vote Website In Minutes

Founders Code (Reuters) – An 11-year-old boy managed to hack into a replica of Florida’s election results website in 10 minutes and change names and tallies during a hackers convention, organizers said, stoking concerns about security ahead of nationwide votes. The boy was the quickest of 35 children, ages 6 to 17, who all eventually hacked into copies of the websites of six swing states during the … [Read more...]

C’mon, Why this Continued Problem with Catholic Priests?

Founders Code List of ‘misconduct’ over the last 7 decades. HARRISBURG — The Office of Attorney General issued the following statement in response to a news conference today by the Diocese of Harrisburg. “It is long past due for the Diocese of Harrisburg to make public the names of predator priests within the Catholic Church,” said Joe Grace, spokesman for Attorney General Shapiro. “Their proclamations today … [Read more...]

So, What Really Goes on in Space that Merits Having a Space Force?

Founders Code Primer: Did you know there is something called the OuterSpace Treaty? Yup, it covers arms control, verification, and compliance. Sounds great right? Problem is it is dated 2002. Then there is the NASA summary of the 1967 Space Treaty. GPS is operated and maintained by the U.S. Air Force. GPS.gov is maintained by the National Coordination Office for Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and … [Read more...]

Trouble Ahead After DPRK’s FM Visit To Tehran

Founders Code So, it appears there is more to the teaming up between Tehran and Pyongyang. The Iranian President Rouhani told the North Korean Foreign Minister in a recent confab to NOT trust the United States. Meanwhile, SecState, Mike Pompeo issued a proposal to North Korea calling for a timeline that would mandate North Korea hand over 60 to 70 percent of its nuclear warheads to a third party within … [Read more...]

What About Those 3 Dead Russian Journalists?

Founders Code Rather interesting that fellow journalists are not outraged and there is not full reporting on these murders. Jim Acosta? April Ryan? CNN? (snarky) Mikhail Khodorkovsky, a Russian exile and Putin foe has a news organization called Investigation Control Center. Three investigative journalists were dispatched to (CAR) Central African Republic to determine why a Putin-connected militant group … [Read more...]

Putin-Trump: The Shift from Arms Control to Sanctions

Founders Code Leaked Document Reveals Putin Lobbied Trump on Arms Control Vladimir Putin presented President Donald Trump with a series of requests during their private meeting in Helsinki last month, including new talks on controlling nuclear arms and prohibiting weapons in space, according to a Russian document obtained by POLITICO. A page of proposed topics for negotiation, not previously made … [Read more...]

New Mexico Compound Was Training For School Shooting

Founders Code Timeline: TAOS, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on 11 children found living in a filthy, makeshift compound in New Mexico (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Prosecutors say in court documents that the father of a missing Georgia boy was training children at a New Mexico compound to commit school shootings. The documents filed Wednesday say Siraj Ibn Wahhaj (see-DAHJ’ IBN wah-HAJ’) was conducting … [Read more...]

Chinese/Russian Subs Prowling East Coast, Atlantic

Founders Code In a press gaggle today, a member of the media asked Secretary of Defense Mattis: Q:  Mr. Secretary, you stated you’re watching submarines in the North Atlantic and elsewhere.  But are Russia and China putting more submarines out to look at the United States than they have since the Cold War? SEC. MATTIS:  Yes, we always keep an eye on the — on the submarines at sea.  And I’d prefer not to … [Read more...]

Russia Posturing To Own Space, Then China?

Founders Code Right now, miles above your head, there are fleets of robotic, weaponized satellites poised to do battle as the world’s superpowers await the opening salvo in a very real cosmic chess match. When it comes to Russia, the real cause for concern surrounds a mysterious object known cryptically as 2014-28E. The object first appeared in space soon after the launch of three Russian military … [Read more...]

Iran’s Boiling Point, About To Get Worse

Founders Code For 6 days in a row, demonstrators against the Iran regime are demanding regime change. There is hardly any gas for 6,000 bus drivers in Tehran. There are curfews and people are being shot while others are being arrested. The country currency, the rial, has continued to plunge in value and food is being rationed. After passing a 90-day mark on Aug. 6, the following sanctions will snap … [Read more...]

As Facebook Continues To Stray From Being A Social Media Platform

Founders Code What the heck Facebook? Perhaps it is just time to terminate relationships with Facebook. Zuckerberg thought in his early conception and launch of Facebook it was a global means to connect people together, you know expand friendships so we can all 'like' each other worldwide. Ahem, that is hardly where he and Sheryl Sandberg have taken the company in recent years. Let’s begin … [Read more...]

Racketeering And The Bloody Streets Of Chicago

Founders Code The news reports, the headlines, and the numbers are head-shaking. It has to be difficult to listen to the police radios calling due to emergencies all over the city. The reporters are tasked with getting names, ages, locations and getting interviews and responses from law enforcement. Merely reading the article from the Chicago Tribune from a very bloody weekend in Chicago was hard to finish. … [Read more...]

U.S. is on the Offensive, Espionage and Cyber

Founders Code In the last few weeks, there was the Aspen Security Forum, a 3-day event. Then there was a DNI report. Then came 2 separate nationwide conference calls hosted by CERT, the cyber division of DHS. A remarkable White House press briefing included the heads of intelligence agencies explaining the condition of cyber/espionage and the countermeasures against Russia. Then there is the military … [Read more...]

Hey Jim Acosta, This Could be Why Media is an Enemy

Founders Code Traveling over to CNN’s Jim Acosta’s Twitter account, this is his pinned tweet: Then yesterday, he retweeted this: And he retweeted this: At the White House press briefing, Sarah Sanders called on @Acosta and he asked Sarah if she or the Trump White House would denounce that the media is an enemy of the people. She did not denounce that but went on to describe the media and … [Read more...]

Eligible Receiver 97, Red Team Being Applied Today For Cyber Hacks?

Founders Code An early classified Defense Department cybersecurity exercise named “Eligible Receiver 97” (ER97) featured a previously unpublicized series of mock terror attacks, hostage seizures and special operations raids that went well beyond pure cyber activities in order to demonstrate the potential scope of threats to U.S. national security posed by attacks in the cyber domain, according to recently … [Read more...]

Night Wolves, Putin’s Hell’s Angels

Founders Code The Slovak foreign ministry says it is “disturbing” that the Night Wolves – a Russian nationalist biker gang close to President Vladimir Putin – now have a base in Slovakia. The base has old military vehicles and lies in Dolna Krupa, a village 70km (44 miles) from the capital Bratislava. The Russian government calls it the Night Wolves’ “European headquarters”. The bikers are under US … [Read more...]