German intelligence cracks terror group's codes

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    well i'll drink to our german friends on this one--(are they going to share?) :beer:
     
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    Good for the Germans. Except, the Germans openly announced the fact they cracked the code.

    Now the Ansar al-Islam organization will just switch to a different form of encrypted communication and we'll be unapprised of their activities yet again. Apparently Mr. Franz-Hellmutt Schuerholz and the German intelligence services aren't too bright, or they would have kept their new knowledge undisclosed and remained one step ahead of the Ansar al-Islam organization.
     
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    Exactly what i was thinking. I guess the Germans just need anything they can get to pat themselves ont he back and go out for a drink. (Just FYI im an equal opportunity mocker. Ill mock any nation that does something stupid)
     
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    This story sounds really familiar for some reason. I was hoping someone might have seen it, or something like it before.
     
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    Is that what you’re thinking of Said?

    We did have the Japanese code cracked without their knowledge of it during WWII and it saved many allied lives.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_F._Friedman
     
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    Of course not. :slap:
    I had something a little more recent in mind.
     
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    well they did lose two world wars .... I think your expectations are too high
     
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    and if the announcement was a bluff ??? now do they go to all that trouble switching codes or not?
     
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    Ahhh, now that sounds like a proper conspiracy, telling them we know their codes to confuse and disrupt their communications! :splat:
     

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