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  • Former Naval Officer Just Revealed Massive Detail About What Iran Took From Captured U.S. Sailors

    01/19/2016 5:27:46 PM PST · by Mechanicos · 87 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | January 19, 2016 | Jack Davis
    ... The first report on the incident, released Monday, noted the loss. “A post-recovery inventory of the boats found that all weapons, ammunition, and communication gear are accounted for minus two SIM cards that appear to have been removed from two handheld satellite phones,” said the report from the U.S. Central Command. ... “Those SIM cards don’t just contain the satellite links,” he said. “They also include encryption codes, and otherwise unpublished data relating to specific orders and personnel,” he added. The former naval officer said those SIM cards should not have been allowed to fall into Iranian hands. .......
  • Looking for Map of Cell Phone Purchases

    08/11/2006 3:01:13 PM PDT · by madison10 · 394 replies · 9,465+ views
    self | August 11, 2006 | madison10
    Has any one made a map, or done any tracking, of cities/towns the cell phones are being purchased? or of where the suspects are being picked up? Thanks.
  • U.S. Warned India in October of Potential Terror Attack - NSA Now Tracking Captured Phones.....

    12/01/2008 11:35:52 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 57 replies · 2,543+ views
    U.S. Warned India in October of Potential Terror Attack NSA Now Tracking Captured Phones, U.S. Connections By RICHARD ESPOSITO, BRIAN ROSS and PIERRE THOMAS December 1, 2008 U.S. intelligence agencies warned their Indian counterparts in mid-October of a potential attack "from the sea against hotels and business centers in Mumbai," a U.S. intelligence official tells A second government source say specific locations, including the Taj hotel, were listed in the U.S. warning. One month later, Nov. 18, Indian intelligence also intercepted a satellite phone call to a number in Pakistan known to be used by a leader of the...
  • Breaking : SHOOTOUTS IN MUMBAI [A lot of people killed and injured]

    11/26/2008 9:39:53 AM PST · by Indian_Fighter_Kite · 2,960 replies · 102,348+ views
    CNN IBN ^ | Wed, Nov 26, 2008
    Mumbai: At least 15 people have been injured in gunfights between two groups in at least three places in Mumbai on Thursday night. Details are sketchy but it is believed that two gangs fired at each other at outside CST Railway Terminus, Hotel Oberoi and the popular Caf Leopold restaurant in Mumbai. The first shooting took place near the CST police station
  • CIA's Haq cover-up is part of a pattern

    11/01/2001 5:41:13 AM PST · by CommiesOut · 85 replies · 460+ views
    CHICAGO SUN-TIMES ^ | November 1, 2001 | ROBERT NOVAK
    CIA's Haq cover-up is part of a pattern November 1, 2001BY ROBERT NOVAK SUN-TIMES COLUMNIST Unnamed CIA officials flat out lied when they told reporters that the first they had heard from Abdul Haq was his futile plea to be saved from the Taliban fighters who surrounded him and then murdered him last Friday. That fits the pattern of deceit, arrogance and ignorance that describes the U.S. role in the murder of the legendary Afghan commander. Actually, the Central Intelligence Agency had been in contact with Haq's representatives since last February. It was not a congenial liaison. The CIA's reaction ...
  • Wireless World: Satellite cell phones

    04/15/2005 12:49:00 PM PDT · by kerrywearsbotox · 2 replies · 610+ views
    United Press International ^ | April 15, 2005 | UPI
    CHICAGO, April 15 (UPI) -- Remember satellite phones? During the last decade, technology companies heroically went bust vying to replace conventional mobile phones with sophisticated handsets that transmitted calls off satellites orbiting Earth. Now, telecommunications companies seem ready for another try, but analysts told UPI's Wireless World they do not know if consumers will be more willing today to spend a dollar a minute or more for the phone service than they were a few years ago. "The bankruptcy of Iridium has been a boon for the industry -- all of the debt was erased," said Sascha Segan, the lead...
  • American, 2 Canadian citizens (Pakistani descent, sympathisers) Arrested in Afghanistan

    12/19/2002 6:18:57 AM PST · by TomGuy · 17 replies · 549+ views
    FoxNews | Dec 19, 2002
    Fox News is reporting that one American citizen and two Canadian citizens, all three of Pakistani descent and sympathisers to al-Qaeda, have been arrested in/near Kabul. Details sketchy, developing...........
  • As a Fugitive, Hussein Stayed Close to Home (Long, but good)

    12/20/2003 9:26:54 AM PST · by saquin · 19 replies · 463+ views
    New York Times ^ | 12/21/03 | John F. Burns and Eric Schmitt
    AD DWAR, Iraq, Dec. 20 Before his capture in a coffinlike underground bunker outside this bleak town, Saddam Hussein spent months moving furtively among 20 or 30 nondescript safe houses in the Sunni Muslim heartland, where a tightknit network of family and clan sheltered him and brought him news from across American-dominated Iraq, American military officials say. With that, he used a word-of-mouth system of couriers to carry his instructions back to a cluster of Baathist cells that helped him guide the anticoalition insurgency, the Americans say. The 66-year-old Mr. Hussein traveled on foot, by small boat along the...
  • DNA Tests Conducted On Saddam's Remains?

    06/22/2003 6:13:58 AM PDT · by Paul Ross · 12 replies · 212+ views
    WorldNet Daily ^ | 6/22/03 | Staffer
    This is a WorldNetDaily printer-friendly version of the article which follows. To view this item online, visit Saturday, June 21, 2003 OPERATION: IRAQI FREEDOMDNA tests conductedon Saddam's remains?Convoy of luxury vehicles struck by missiles after satellite-phone conversation intercepted Posted: June 21, 20039:07 p.m. Eastern DNA tests are being conducted on human remains recovered after U.S. missiles launched last week destroyed a convoy of luxury vehicles believed to have been transporting Saddam Hussein and members of his family, according to a report in the London Observer. U.S. forces initiated the attack, involving an undisclosed number of Hellfire missiles,...
  • U.S. military bans use of Thuraya satellite phones

    04/03/2003 3:10:23 PM PST · by kattracks · 4 replies · 481+ views
    Reuters | 4/03/03 | Jeff Franks
    U.S. military bans use of Thuraya satellite phones By Jeff Franks AS SAYLIYA, Qatar, April 3 (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Thursday it had banned the use of Thuraya satellite phones by U.S. forces in the Iraq war and the news media covering them because the phones were a "security risk." The nature of the risk was not disclosed, but the military has complained previously that the phone could tip off the locations of its units. "Recent intelligence reporting indicates Thuraya satellite phones may have been compromised," U.S. Central Command said in a statement from its war headquarters...
  • Thuraya attacks U.S. military ban on its satphones

    04/02/2003 2:31:37 AM PST · by kattracks · 10 replies · 215+ views
    Reuters | 4/02/03
    Thuraya attacks U.S. military ban on its satphones DUBAI, April 2 (Reuters) - Gulf telecoms firm Thuraya criticised on Wednesday a U.S. ban on some journalists from using its satellite phones in Iraq, saying it was very unlikely the signal could reveal the location of American troops. Some reporters with U.S. forces in Iraq have been banned from using Thurayas, apparently because of fears the signal could be intercepted. At least one journalist's handset has been confiscated. Chairman Mohammed Omran told Reuters Thuraya's complex encryption system would make it very difficult to locate journalists using the phone while travelling with...
  • U.S. forces curb use of media satphones in Iraq

    03/30/2003 1:50:17 AM PST · by kattracks · 4 replies · 181+ views
    Reuters | 3/30/03
    U.S. forces curb use of media satphones in Iraq CENTRAL IRAQ, March 30 (Reuters) - U.S. military commanders in Iraq have banned the use of certain satellite phones carried by journalists attached to their units, apparently fearing the signal could give away their location to Iraqi forces. Several Reuters reporters with U.S. forces in Iraq said on Sunday they had been told to switch their Thuraya satellite phones off. One said his phone was being confiscated. "Officers have ordered me to hand my phone in and I am giving it to one of the officers," correspondent Matthew Green said. Other...