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+ The Failure of Anti-Virus Companies to Catch Military Malware

Interesting post by security expert Bruce Schneier. He links and quotes an anti-virus company that says they can't hope to compete with nation-states. Schneier disagrees.

+ The Coming National Defense Crack-Up

Pressing issues facing the Presidential candidates:

++ dysfunctional Pentagon acquisitions
++ 'strategic pivot' toward the Pacific without enough quality assets
++ problems extracting ourselves from Afghanistan which include making Syrian or Iranian intervention very challenging
++ excessive strain on Army and Marine personnel resulting from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars
++ the disgrace of insufficient care for veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan
++ the looming specter of sequestration, which would likely break these and other things more.

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