Monthly Archives: June 2014

Terrorists Teaming Up To Build Next Generation Of Bombs; Leveraging Fighters With U.S./European Passports

Terrorists (al Qaeda, ISIS, etc.) Teaming Up To Build Next Generation Of Bombs; Leveraging Fighters With U.S./European Passports www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com ABC News reported last week that “an alliance has been building inside war-ravaged Syria, with al-Qaeda-linked terrorists there now — working alongside hardened operatives from the prolific al-Qaeda affiliate in Yemen — to develop a new […]

ISIS’s Chilling 5yr. Plan For ‘Global Domination;’ An Islamic Cancer Is Metastasizing On Obama’s Watch

ISIS Militants Outline Chilling 5yr. Plan For ‘Global Domination;’ Declare Formation Of An Islamic Caliphate. An Islamic ‘Cancer’ Is Metastasizing On Obama’s Watch www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com John Hall, writing in today’s (June 30, 2014) London’s Mail Online, writes that “Sunni militants/ISIS have announced the formation of an Islamic state in the Middle East; and, outlined a chilling, […]

Flawed Response By Saudi Arabia Cited In Outbreak Of Middle East Virus; The Next Global Pandemic Could Be Downloaded From The Internet

Flawed Response By Saudi Arabia Cited In Outbreak Of Middle East Virus; The Next Global Pandemic Could Be Downloaded From The Internet www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Ben Hubbard and Donald McNeil have a front-page article in this morning’s (June 30, 2014) New York Times with the title above. They write “as the virus tore through the city’s [Jidda] […]

Before Shooting In Iraq, A Warning On Blackwater

Before Shooting in Iraq, Warning on Blackwater http://mobile.nytimes.com/ 2014/06/30/us/before-shooting- in-iraq-warning-on-blackwater. html?partner=socialflow&smid= tw-nytnational&_r=0&referrer Blackwater personnel escorting Paul Bremer, an American civil administrator, upon his arrival in Ramadi, Iraq, in March 2004. PETER ANDREWS / REUTERS By JAMES RISEN JUNE 29, 2014 WASHINGTON – Just weeks before Blackwater guards fatal ly shot 17 civilians at Baghdad’s Nisour […]

North Korea To Put Two Americans On Trial For ‘Crimes Against The State’

North Korea Says To Try Two Detained U.S. Citizens http://www.reuters.com/ article/2014/06/30/us- northkorea-tourists- idUSKBN0F502N20140630 SEOUL Sun Jun 29, 2014 9:17pm EDT North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits the newly constructed Kalma Foodstuffs Factory in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) to Reuters on June 29, 2014. CREDIT: REUTERS/KCNA (Reuters) […]

Records Show How Iraqi Extremists Withstood U.S. Anti-Terror Efforts

Records Show How Iraqi Extremists Withstood U.S. Anti-Terror Efforts BY HANNAH ALLAM McClatchy Washington BureauJune 23, 2014 Read more here:http://www.mcclatchydc.com/ 2014/06/23/231223/records- show-how-iraqi-extremists. html#storylink=cpy http://www.mcclatchydc.com/ 2014/06/23/231223/records- show-how-iraqi-extremists.html WASHINGTON – The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria sprang from a largely self-funded, corporation-style prototype whose resilience to counterterrorism operations was proven by the time Abu Bakr al […]

ISIS Announces Caliphate In ‘Declaration Of War’

ISIS Announces Caliphate In ‘Declaration of War’ British academic says new statement suggests Isis is now challenging al-Qaida for global leadership of the jihad movement theguardian.com, Sunday 29 June 2014 17.38 EDT http://www.theguardian.com/ world/2014/jun/29/isis-iraq- caliphate-delcaration-war Explosion Iraq The aftermath of an Isis attack in Bartella, Iraq, on June 26. Photograph: Younes Mohammad/Barcroft India The announcement […]

New NSA Director Says ‘Sky Isn’t Falling After Snowden’

Sky Isn’t Falling After Snowden, N.S.A. Chief Says By DAVID E. SANGERJUNE 29, 2014 http://www.nytimes.com/2014/ 06/30/us/sky-isnt-falling- after-snowden-nsa-chief-says. html FORT MEADE, Md. – The newly installed director of the National Security Agency says that while he has seen some terrorist groups alter their communications to avoid surveillance techniques revealed by Edward J. Snowden, the damage done […]

Revisiting Snowden’s Hong Kong Getaway; Reportedly Stole Lists Of NSA Computer Penetrations Of: Russia, China, North Korea, And Iran

Revisiting Edward Snowden’s Hong Kong Getaway’; Reportedly Stole Lists Of NSA Computer Penetrations For: Russia, China, North Korea, And Iran www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Edward Jay Epstein has an article on the June 29, 2014, Wall Street Journal, with the title above. “One year ago this month,” he writes, “an Aeroflot plane brought Edward Snowden to Russia. “I […]

Major Stock Indices Mostly Flat Last Week; Jobs Report On Thursday; Russia Delivers Fighter Jets To Iraq; ISIS Planning Massive Bombing Wave In Lebanon

Major Stock Indices Mostly Flat Last Week; Holiday-Shortened Trading Week Upcoming; Non-Farm Payrolls Number On Thursday, July 3rd www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com All three major U.S. stock indices ended the week mostly flat on Friday after St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard (non-voting member) indicated that the Fed “might raise interest rates in the first quarter of […]