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Is Turkey Serving Up Assad For Thanksgiving?

By Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Contributor for In Homeland Security

In a four hour long meeting, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and discussed a transition of power in Syria. America has finally caved in to Turkey’s self-interested demands and their hunger to end Assad and Iran’s proxy for good.

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NATO Reasserts Ally Commitments to Defy Russian Aggression

By Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Contributor for In Homeland Security

“All for one, one for all.” – NATO’s message to allies.

This message comes after NATO has scrambled jets over 400 times in response to Russian incursions this year alone—a 50 percent increase from last year. NATO is learning something from these aerial maneuvers and observing their tactics–even avoiding near collisions.

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The Wider Jihadist World War

By Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Contributor for In Homeland Security

There is a much wider jihadist world war being raged outside the major flashpoints in Syria and Iraq by the enemy. Coordination an overall strategy against jihadist terrorism is required of a greater international counter-terrorism effort then presently, that uses more: information, diplomacy, intelligence and law enforcement programs in areas of instability.

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DARPA Funds Automated Software Development Tool

By Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Contributor for In Homeland Security

Rice University is one of a small group of institutions receiving funding of $11 million by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in order to develop an auto-correct capability feature for programmers within four years. The program is called PLINY, named after Pliny the Elder, who was the ancient Roman naturalist credited for writing the first encyclopedia.

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