Samuel Siskind


Samuel Siskind studied intelligence research at the American Military University in West Virginia. He served as a squad commander in the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) Corp of Combat Engineers, in the Corps’ ground battalions and later in its Intelligence Wing at regional and divisional stations. For the past five years, Samuel has worked as a consultant and researcher on physical and information security issues for private and governmental institutions, in the US, Africa, India, and Israel. He currently lives in Jerusalem.


Leaked Hezbollah Speech Is Concerning In Context Of Recent Iran Tension

  • Samuel Siskind
  • May 12, 2018 11:37AM

As the world determines how to move forward with Iran, leaders recognize self-damning declarations like Nasrallah’s speech and examine who exactly it is they are dealing with.   

U.S. Navy To Re-Establish Cold War Era 2nd Fleet

  • Samuel Siskind
  • May 8, 2018 5:14PM

With Russia back on the radar as a force to be reckoned with, the need for a fleet to secure the western Atlantic is back

Chad's Extended Term Limits Part Of A Growing Trend In African Nations

  • Samuel Siskind
  • May 6, 2018 11:15AM

Chad is not alone in concentrating power in the hands of its executives and researchers say it is responsible for growing instability on the continent. 

Attacks Targeting Journalists Are On The Rise In Afghanistan

  • Samuel Siskind
  • May 5, 2018 11:37AM

The suicide attacks in Kabul on Monday highlight the persistent war on media that has been waged by militants in Afghanistan throughout the 17-year conflict.

Pentagon Bans Sale Of Chinese Phones On Military Bases

  • Samuel Siskind
  • May 4, 2018 10:19AM

According to reports, defense officials are concerned that the Chinese government could order firms such as Huawei and ZTE Corp. to track soldiers' movements or snoop on their communications.

Taiwan's Han Kuang War Games Show Signs Of Escalating Tensions With China

  • Samuel Siskind
  • Apr 30, 2018 1:28PM

Although Taipei's war games are a yearly occurrence, rising tensions between China and Taiwan are visible in this year's military exercises. 

Big Tech Scrambles To Meet Upcoming Data Protection Compliance

  • Samuel Siskind
  • Apr 29, 2018 10:04AM

With the much anticipated General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) less than a month away from coming into law, companies are scrambling to restructure their services to achieve compliance.

Guilty Plea Of FBI Officer Opens Debate On Alleged Racially Biased Data Collection

  • Samuel Siskind
  • Apr 27, 2018 10:31AM

Former FBI officer Terry J. Albury has pled guilty to unlawful disclosure and retention of national defense information, despite his claim that he was motivated by racial bias int he department's data collection. 

Kabul Voting Site Bombing Continues Militant Plan To Undermine Elections

  • Samuel Siskind
  • Apr 25, 2018 9:57AM

Militant attacks on Afghanistan election infrastructure continue to undermine public trust in government, leading to low voter registration ahead of upcoming elections.  

U.S. Lawmakers Push To End Saudi Support For Yemen Conflict

  • Samuel Siskind
  • Apr 22, 2018 10:52AM

Lawmakers have been pushing legislation that would require the State Department to regularly certify that Saudi Arabia is taking urgent steps to end the Yemen conflict.