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U.S. Administration’s Reckless Cyber Policy Puts Nation at Risk

FORBES: The Russian security company, Kaspersky Lab, recently contacted IMPACT, the global cybersecurity coordinating center run by the UN’s International Telecommunication Union (ITU), and reported that new variations of a malicious software known as Flame were capable of stealing large amounts of data from government and…

Germany sells Israel nuke-ready submarines – report

RT: Germany is supplying the Israeli Navy with submarines that are fully capable of being fitted to carry cruise missiles with nuclear-warheads, Spiegel reports. Thus, if Israel does indeed have any such missiles, it could deploy them immediately.

World finance: Risk aversion returns with a vengeance

FROM THE ECONOMIST INTELLIGENCE UNIT The rally in risky asset markets fuelled at the start of this year by the European Central Bank’s unlimited provision of long-term liquidity to the region’s banks proved short-lived. It started to fade in March…

Iranian Revolutionary Guard hit by deaths

  Some ten high-ranking officials of Iran’s Guardians of the Revolution, or Pasdaran, have died in apparently violent circumstances in recent months. Only two of the deaths have been made public, those of Gholan Reza Qasemi, the former commander of the 92nd armoured…