Articles from Global Guerrillas
Last week I wrote that ISIS would attack Saudi Arabia this spring. This week the opportunity to attack with a high likelihood of success arrived: The King of Saudi Arabia died today. Unfortunately for the Saudi's, King Abdulla died before his Kingdom's gambit to gain control of ISIS paid off.
Here's some interesting outliers. Information that isn't easy to parse. Over the last week, local ISIS forces have:
- Publicly executed 13 teens in Mosul who were watching a soccer game (Iraq vs. Jordan).
- Rounded up 15 teen boys for raising pigeons as a hobby in Diyala. They executed three of them and burned the birds.
Why did they do this? It wasn't just because they were being strict. The key to unlocking this is found in this simple statement:
Last week, just before the Charlie Hebdo attack, ISIS sent a suicide team across the border into Saudi Arabia. Here's what happened.
Some items of interest:
The number of lawsuits and police raids aimed at Uber is pretty amazing.
Here's a smattering of the lawfare being waged against Uber (there are many, many others):
The Sony hack worked. It did the job it was intended to do. It coerced a major corporation and its corporate partners into changing their behavior.
It's a good example of a type of attack we are going to see much more of.
However, it's important to understand why it worked so well. It wasn't due to:
It should be clear to everyone that the economic and political system that replaced feudal agriculture is starting to fall apart.
It's also pretty clear we need a new system, one that can operate at a global scale and fully embrace the potential of new technologies without turning us all into slaves (or killing us).
In light of he Sony hack, here's some earlier GG thinking on disrupting corporations.