Month: September 2015

The military’s secret military: Green Berets, Navy SEALs, and the special ops you’ll never know about

By  | SALON | Original Source

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This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.

A handful of elite soldiers are carrying out hush-hush missions across the globe, and their numbers are growing

You can find them in dusty, sunbaked badlands, moist tropical forests, and the salty spray of third-world littorals.… Read Full Article

Top 12 Places You’re NOT Allowed To Visit In The World [Disney Club 33 Exclusive Club]

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Think the world is your oyster? Think again! From top secret HQ’s to secretive underground train networks – we run through the Top 12 places you won’t be entering anytime soon for love nor money.

Disney Club 33 Exclusive Club

Club 33

Located at Disneyland, California, this fairly unobtrusive looking front door is actually the entrance to a highly exclusive members only club.

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Top 12 Places You’re NOT Allowed To Visit In The World [Room 39 North Korea]

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Think the world is your oyster? Think again! From top secret HQ’s to secretive underground train networks – we run through the Top 12 places you won’t be entering anytime soon for love nor money.

Room 39 North Korea

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Based in North Korea, Room 39, also known as Bureau 39 is a secretive organization whose sole purpose is to find ways to obtain foreign currency for Kim Jong-un.

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Cultural Revolution Shaped Xi Jinping, From Schoolboy to Survivor / 文革异型习近平,从小学生到幸存者 – [The Xi series, Part 8]

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Asia Pacific, The New York Times | Original Source

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25revolution-web01sub-blog427 Xi Jinping during a visit to Beijing in 1972. He has rarely spoken publicly about his experiences as a teenager in the capital during the early years of the Cultural Revolution.Read Full Article

Everything we know about the Chinese president’s childhood is terrifying / 我们知道中国区总裁的童年一切都是可怕 – [The Xi series, Part 7]

By Linette Lopez| BUSINESS INSIDER, YAHOO! FINANCE | Original Source

U.S. President Barack Obama (L) chats with Chinese President Xi Jinping as they walk from the West Wing of the White House to a private dinner across the street at Blair House, in Washington, September 24, 2015. Xi arrived in Washington on Thursday for a state visit and talks with President Barack Obama expected to be clouded by differences over alleged Chinese cyber spying, Beijing's economic policies and territorial disputes in the South China Sea. REUTERS/Mike Theiler TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTX1SCH1

U.S. President Barack Obama (L) chats with Chinese President Xi Jinping as they walk from the West Wing of the White House to a private dinner across the street at Blair House, in Washington, September 24, 2015.Read Full Article

Evidence of China’s state-supported hacking grows / 中国的政府支持的黑客攻击的证据增长

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Fortune, International | Original Source

Silhouette of male hand typing on laptop keyboard at night

Silhouette of male hand typing on laptop keyboard at night

A new report tracks a Chinese hacker working for a unit of the People’s Liberation Army.

It is growing far more difficult for China’s leaders to deny that a computer hacking campaign against U.S.… Read Full Article