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Cyber War Crimes?

by John Reed on January 18, 2011

By Kevin Coleman, Defense Tech Cyberwarfare Correspondent Information began coming out in mid-January that the Iranian government was preparing to file a law suit against Israel for crimes against their nuclear scientists including the one that was named to head the Stuxnet cyber attack investigation. The regime went on to warn “Western Nations” if they […]

Israeli fighters scrambled and shot down an intruder bearing down on one of the nation’s nuclear facilities near the Dead Sea; the bandit was a balloon. “Air force planes were scrambled after a suspicious object was seen,” a military spokeswoman told AFP. “It was shot down.” She did not elaborate. Local news site Ynet said […]

Israeli defense minister Ehud Barak approved an order for 20 F-35 Joint Strike Fighters in a deal valued at around $2.75 billion, according to Haaretz. The Israeli Air Force expects to take delivery of the first aircraft in 2015. The article quotes Barak saying the F-35 costs $96 million a copy. The entire deal will […]

Yesterday, Hezbollah leader Hasan Nasrallah claimed Israel was behind the 2005 bombing that killed Lebanese prime minister, Rafiq Al Hariri. Part of the evidence for that claim, produced by Nasrallah for reporters, were still photos and video feed taken in 1997 from Israeli aerial drones hovering above Hariri’s home. While that might not be sufficient […]

Iran’s Fars news agency, which is described as a semiofficial new agency (I guess that means they speak for the Iranian government, except when they don’t), says Iran has obtained four S-300 surface-to-air missiles from Belarus and some other unidentified supplier. I’m assuming the report means four S-300 systems, and not just missiles; the system […]