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    A reminder: Gray Zone Movies and Shows

    There is an earlier thread on this topic from 2016, with 28k views:http://council.smallwarsjournal.com/showthread.php?23573-Gray-Zone-Movies-and-Shows&highlight=gray
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    Grey is the new black: covert action and implausible deniability

    Cheers Bill, I must make time to watch the CSIS videos.

    Meantime the cited article, which appeared in May 2018 in 'International Affairs', published by Chatham House appeared via Twitter and is...
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    Former Interpol chief pleads guilty in Chinese bribery case

    An update:
    Link:https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/06/20/former-interpol-chief-pleads-guilty-chinese-bribery-case-amid/
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    Jihadist violence and communal divisions fuel worsening conflict in Mali and beyond

    An IISS overview, subtitled:

    It ends with:
    Link:https://www.iiss.org/blogs/analysis/2019/06/conflicts-in-mali?
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    Assessing the Risks of Chinese Investments in Sub-Saharan African Ports

    A useful map caught via Twitter and the article is full of detail, for example which ports are completed or not....
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    Understanding Extremism in Northern Mozambique

    A CSIS event, with two panels, on June 6th 2hrs 49mins long and yet to be listened to!
    Link:https://www.csis.org/events/understanding-extremism-northern-mozambique
  7. Turbulent Times - Brief Thoughts on the Gulf Security Situation

    A British blogger's commentary that ends with:
    Link:https://thinpinstripedline.blogspot.com/2019/06/turbulent-times-brief-thoughts-on-gulf.html

    An IISS commentary by an ex-diplomat that ends -...
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    Understanding Eritrea Inside Africa's Most Repressive State

    A new edition of this book and from the publisher's summary:
    Link:https://www.hurstpublishers.com/book/understanding-eritrea-2/?mc_cid=5907f9b2ea&mc_eid=80d42c7c0a
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    Economizing Defense: A Roadmap for Building Sustainable Afghan Security Forces

    The author is:

    It is a curious article which seeks to provide an answer to:
    Link:https://globalsecurityreview.com/economizing-defense-roadmap-sustainable-afghan-security-forces/

    Sorry from...
  10. How merchant ships can keep safe in dangerous waters

    I doubt many, indeed any readers of the Forum will need this, but it may help others understand the risks and how to mitigate them. Plus there are multiple...
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    Former fighters have been warning people not to rock the boat

    An odd story, but in Northern Ireland a few ex-PIRA have advised against recourse to violence. Given the far higher level of violence in Algeria, with 200k dead, it is noteworthy. Here is one quote:...
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    Via Twitter after a Twitter spat over the London...

    Via Twitter after a Twitter spat over the London murder rate. The graphic fails to display, so please use the link....
  13. Previous post would not accept editing....

    Previous post would not accept editing. Bellingcat adds in the NYT a commentary:https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/14/opinion/iran-tanker-attacks.html
  14. The Independent has the DoD video, not great...

    The Independent has the DoD video, not great quality and without anything in support e.g. mapping showing the boat's onward journey....
  15. Bellingcat and How Open Source Reinvented Investigative Journalism

    Thanks to a "lurker" a pointer to this NY Review of Books article, which I have only skimmed...
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    A place to shop at

    Listened today at a local crime conference to Christian Meissner, a Professor of Psychology at Iowa State University and this is a pointer to his work @ Iowa...
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    MilitaryIntelligence and the War in Dhofar: An Appraisal

    Id'd today whilst looking for very old Rhodesian personalities; the author is Professor Clive Jones, of Durham University and was published originally in the journal 'Small Wars & Insurgencies' and...
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    Taking stock and looking over your shoulder

    A rather large (46 pgs) document by David Anderson, the former Independent Reviewer of CT Legislation, who was asked to conduct an assessment of progress has been made...
  19. Hezbollah 3 tons explosive found in London in 2015: mysterious?

    A shocking headline by the US correspondent of 'The Daily Telegraph' which upon examination refers to a police arrest in September 2015, yes 2015. In summary:

    The full story is behind a pay-all,...
  20. Lessons were learned—or relearned—the hard way, and now being forgotten

    The title is adapted from a short article by a British Army officer, centering around the lessons of fighting in Basra in 2007 onwards (27 February - 3 September 2007), and appears on the MWI website...
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    Greece’s Most-Wanted Terrorist: an update

    For the original pointer see Post No.15 on this terrorist and a new commentary by a Greek academic (based in the UK) who has written on Greek terrorism. The main article is behind a pay wall, but I...
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    Oakland has an answer

    From a 'long read' and quite a surprise to me "over here"; sub-titled:
    Link:https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/jun/03/ersie-joyner-interview-oakland-police-ceasefire-gun-violence-prevention?
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    We are here too! IS announcement

    First there is an IS announcement that they are active in Mozambique and second a list of articles on this 'small war'. Cut & paste did not work, so read...
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    UK diplomat adds

    Via Twitter from a respected journalist, Patrick Wintour of The Guardian, alas minus where this was said and quote the tweet in full. The diplomat's text is in bold:

    Well a little research found...
  25. Now an Indian commentary

    A short commentary by an Indian SME:https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/comment/spy-versus-spy-in-pak/783942.html

    Two selected passages:

    A taut comment on the author of the first article:
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