Monthly Archives: January 2016

Zika Isn’t The Only Threat On The Horizon

Zika Isn’t The Only Threat On The Horizon www.fortunascorner.com      The above is the title of a January 31, 2016 Op-Ed in the New York Times, by Michael T. Osterholm, a professor, and Director of the Center for Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota; and, the author of a forthcoming book, […]

A Look At Federal Cases On Handling Classified Information

bigstory.ap.org A Look At Federal Cases On Handling Classified Information by Eric Tucker  Jan. 30, 2016  4 min read  original WASHINGTON (AP) – News that Hillary Clinton’s home email server contained top-secret messages brings renewed attention to the security of her mail system and to the laws and regulations that control classified information. The new disclosure, […]

Bank Of Japan Surprises By Adopting Negative Interest Rate; Wall Street Initially Cheers; But, One Wonders If` Central Banks Are Reaching Their Limits And What The Future Holds

Bank Of Japan Surprises By Adopting Negative Interest Rate; Wall Street Initially Cheers; But, One Wonders If` Central Banks Are Reaching Their Limits And What The Future Holds   www.fortunascorner.com        The Bank of Japan (BoJ) surprised world markets on Friday morning with their version of monetary shock and awe, announcing it was […]

The Assassination Of ISIS Leaders In Libya By A ‘Ghost,’ Has A Long Tradition In The Centuries Old Sunni-Shi’ite Battle For Supremacy; The Nizari Ismaili’s Were The Most Feared & Successful Black-Op Assassins Of Their Time

The Assassination Of ISIS Leaders In Libya By A ‘Ghost,’ Has A Long Tradition In The Centuries Old Sunni-Shi’ite Battle For Supremacy;  The Nizari Ismaili’s Were The Most Feared And Successful Black-Op Assassins Of Their Time   www.fortrunascorner.com      The reports of a ‘Ghost’ assassin, or assassins in Libya — methodically killing the leaders […]

Beijing Plans Aircraft Carrier Patrols In Disputed South China Sea

Beijing Plans Aircraft Carrier Patrols in Disputed South China Sea © AP Photo/ Xinhua, Li Tang Asia & Pacific 22:28 29.01.2016(updated 03:36 30.01.2016) Get short URL 154662540 The Chinese Navy will likely deploy an aircraft carrier for permanent operations in the South China Sea, where China and other countries in the region are feuding over competing […]

For U.S., Ignoring The Limitations Of Airpower A Recipe For Disaster

For U.S., Ignoring the Limitations of Airpower a Recipe for Disaster Steven Metz Friday, Jan. 29, 2016 http://www. worldpoliticsreview.com/ articles/17806/for-u-s- ignoring-the-limitations-of- airpower-a-recipe-for-disaster A U.S. Air Force captain at a pre-flight check of a F-15E Strike Eagle at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 16, 2011 (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel Hughes). American […]

Is A Secret Sniper Killing Off The Islamic State’s High Command In Libya? Mystery Gunman Credited With Killing Three Of The Terror Group’s Leaders — A Man Ordinary Libyans Have Dubbed — “The Daesh Hunter”

Is A Secret Sniper Killing Off The Islamic State’s High Command In Libya?  Mystery Gunman Credited With Killing Three Of The Terror Group’s Leaders — A Man Ordinary Libyans Have Dubbed — “The Daesh Hunter” www.fortunascorner.com      Colin Freeman, Chief Foreign Correspondent for London’s The Telegraph, writes in the January 29, 2016 edition of […]

Iran Says It Flew Drone Over U.S. Aircraft Carrier

Iran Says It Flew Drone Over U.S. Aircraft Carrier In this Friday, Dec. 25, 2015, file photo released by the U.S. Navy, the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman navigates the Gulf of Oman. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class J. M. Tolbert/ U.S. Navy via AP) more > Raw: Iran Says It Flew Drone Over […]

Egypt Air Mechanic Whose Cousin Is An Islamic State Fighter Is Among 4 People Arrested On Suspicion Of Planting A Bomb On Board Russian Passenger Jet That Crashed In Sinai Last October Killing All 224 Passengers & Crew On Board

Egypt Air Mechanic Whose Cousin Is An Islamic State Fighter Is Among 4 People Arrested On Suspicion Of Planting A Bomb On Board Russian Passenger Jet That Crashed In Sinai Last October Killing All 224 Passengers & Crew On Board www.fortunascorner.com      The Daily Mail Online is reporting that an Egypt Air mechanic, whose cousin […]

U.S., British Spies Hacked Israeli Air Force – Reports Citing Snowden

http://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-israel-security-snowden-idUKKCN0V70U8?feedType=nl&feedName=worldNews World | Fri Jan 29, 2016 11:12am GMT Related: WORLD, ISRAEL, MIDDLE EAST U.S., British Spies Hacked Israeli Air Force – Reports Citing Snowden JERUSALEM | BY DAN WILLIAMS ‎ Former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden appears live via video during a student organized world affairs conference at the Upper Canada College private high school in Toronto, February 2, 2015. […]