Monthly Archives: September 2014

Obama’s Big Fat Intelligence Scandal

Obama’s Big Fat Intel Scandal September 30, 2014 http://20committee.com/2014/ 09/30/obamas-big-fat-intel- scandal/ The rise of the Islamic State* has engendered a full-blown foreign policy crisis in Washington, DC. After more than three years of an extended “Mission Accomplished” victory lap following the death of Osama Bin Laden at the hands of U.S. Navy SEALs in May […]

Breaking News: 1st Confirmed Ebola Patient In U.S. Diagnosed

From: BreakingNews@mail.cnn.com Sent: 30-Sep-14 16:57:19 Eastern Daylight Time Subj: CNN Breaking News A patient at a Dallas, Texas, hospital is the first case of Ebola virus diagnosed in the United States, according to the CDC. Other Americans were diagnosed in West Africa and then brought to the United States for treatment. Get complete coverage of […]

China Reportedly Shuts Down Internet Comms Between Hong Kong And The Mainland; Protesters Turn To FireChat App To Evade Censorship

China Reportedly Shuts Down Internet Comms Between Hong Kong And The Mainland; Protesters Turn To FireChat App To Evade Censorship www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com In response to the growing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, various news outlets are now reporting that China has erected a digital fire wall between the mainland and Hong Kong; and, has attempted to […]

Newly Declassified Report Reveals WWII/Manhattan Project Had More Than 1,500 “Leaks;” Counterintelligence Agents Wrongly Concluded The Project Hadn’t Been Penetrated/Compromised

manhattanprojectsecurityreport Newly Declassified Report Reveals WWII/Manhattan Project Had More Than 1,500 “Leaks;” Counterintelligence Agents Wrongly Concluded The Project Hadn’t Been Penetrated/Compromised www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com A newly declassified report (see attachment) from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) reveals that the super-secret WWII Manhattan Project to develop the world’s first nuclear weapon was plagued by a tsunami of […]

The Many, Many Ideas to Fix the Broken Security Clearance Process

USIS was a victim of a cyber breach and lost their government contract to conduct background investigations. But, there are very, very, few systems — if any — that can’t be breached by a clever, sophisticated, and determined adversary/foe. The only surefire way to reduce the cyber threat is to take all of this material […]

Defense Leaders Warn of Tomahawk Missile Shortage

Defense Leaders Warn of Tomahawk Missile Shortage Military could run out of key weapon in fight against ISIL In this photo released by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea launches a Tomahawk cruise missile at Islamic State group In this photo released by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea […]

British Combat Planes No Match for Islamic State Ground Attacks: Reports

British Combat Planes No Match for Islamic State Ground Attacks: Reports Topic: Violence Erupts as Islamic State Rises A warplane comes in to land after completed a mission at Britain’s Royal Air Force Base in Akrotiri near southern city of Limassol, Cyprus, on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. A warplane comes in to land after completed […]

The Sounds of Allied Evasion

The Sounds of Allied Evasion by ANGELO M. CODEVILLA September 29, 2014 Ruling class pundits make much of the fact that Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the Emirates, Bahrain and Jordan have joined the Obama administration’s campaign of bombing Islamic State. Also noted by the same talking heads is that some 5,000 so called moderate Syrians are […]

The Acme Co. Army?

From the King’s College — Kings of War Blog. The Acme Co. Army? 29 SEPTEMBER 2014 BIRTHE ANDERS, DEPARTMENT OF WAR STUDIES, KING’S COLLEGE LONDON This week’s CCLKOW piece is brought to us by another colleague in War Studies. In this one we confront the seemingly never-ending debate: Do we need a private army to […]

North Korea’s Glorious Leader Kim Jong Un’s Glorious Disappearance

Glorious Leader Kim Jong Un’s Glorious Disappearance BY ISAAC STONE FISH SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 – 03:28 PM http://blog.foreignpolicy.com/ posts/2014/09/29/where_is_kim_ jong_un?utm_source=Sailthru& utm_medium=email&utm_term=% 2AEditors%20Picks&utm_ campaign=2014_EditorsPicks09% 2F29RS On Saturday, a group of North Korean athletes convened for a peculiar meeting. While participating in the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, they gathered for “evening longing for respected Marshal […]