Authorities closely studying antifa tactics in Berkeley, document shows

If anyone still had any lingering doubt that law enforcement and intelligence agencies have been using this year's partisan street battles in places like Berkeley, California, as an opportunity to further develop their crowd control and protest disruption techniques, a newly published document should dispel it. The report, titled "Violent Tactics Showcased at Berkeley Riots … Continue reading Authorities closely studying antifa tactics in Berkeley, document shows

NDAA includes increased funding for directed-energy weapons

The 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, the annual military authorization bill signed by President Obama last week, reportedly includes an increase of more than 50 percent in funding for development and procurement of "directed-energy" weapons. Funding for this category of weapon -- which includes lasers, but also controversial "pain ray" crowd control devices -- has … Continue reading NDAA includes increased funding for directed-energy weapons