Monthly Archives: April 2016

North Korean Children Spurn Candy Bags From Kim Jong Un

North Korean Children Spurn Candy Bags From Kim Jong Un The state-issued confections are being secretly sold at marked-down prices. By Elizabeth Shim    |  April 29, 2016 at 3:08 PM http://www.upi.com/Top_News/ World-News/2016/04/29/North- Korean-children-spurn-candy- bags-from-Kim-Jong-Un/ 7511461953218/?utm_medium= email&utm_source=flipboard Kim Jong Un visiting a North Korean cookie factory in November 2014. Kim issued a gift bag of sweets to commemorate an […]

New USFK Chief Takes Command With Pledge To Be ‘Ready To Fight Today’

With his current title as the chief USFK commander, he also serves as the commander of the United Nations Command and the Republic of Korea-U.S. Combined Forces Command. … South Korean Defense Minister Han Min-koo said he is delighted to have the new commander “who is most fit to effectively manage the challenges and the […]

5 Foreign Policy Pointers For The Next President

stripes.com  Read Later 5 Foreign Policy Pointers For The Next President by James Jay Carafano  2 min read  original When it comes to voting in elections, Americans weigh domestic and foreign affairs differently. On domestic issues, they side with candidates who share their views. On foreign policy, they pick candidates they trust and then expect those […]

A Secretive Unit Of International Veterans Went On Its First Anti-ISIL Mission Last Fall. Hours Later, A Canadian Was Dead

. nationalpost.com  Read Later A Secretive Unit Of International Veterans Went On Its First Anti-ISIL Mission Last Fall. Hours Later, A Canadian Was Dead 14 min read  original A secretive unit of international veterans went on its first anti-ISIL mission last fall. Hours later, a Canadian was dead Stewart Bell Friday, Apr. 29, 2016 WHEATLEY, […]

Russian Jet Fighter Did Barrel Roll Over U.S. Reconnaissance Plane – CNN

http://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-usa-russia-warplanes-idUKKCN0XQ2CJ?feedType=nl&feedName=worldNews&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=UK%20Daily%20Investor%202016-04-29&utm_term=UK%20Daily%20Investor%20Update   World | Fri Apr 29, 2016 7:47pm BST Related: WORLD Russian Jet Fighter Did Barrel Roll Over U.S. Reconnaissance Plane – CNN · A Russian Sukhoi Su-27 jet fighter did a barrel roll over a U.S. reconnaissance plane in international airspace, CNN said on Friday, citing two U.S. defence officials in the Baltic Sea region. CNN said […]

Don’t Kill the Pentagon’s Quadrennial Defense Review-Fix It

   Excerpts: By the time the 2006 QDR was produced, the George W. Bush administration had developed an approach for what it was calling the “long war” with transnational extremism, so that report did at least encapsulate the core ideas of the new strategy. The reports that followed, however, mostly reverted back to pasting together […]

No, Russia Is Not In Decline – At Least Not Any More And Not Yet

Financial times No, Russia Is Not In Decline – At Least Not Any More And Not Yet Simon Saradzhyan, Belfer Center, Harvard  | Apr 28 2016 14:51Share A survey of recent writings on Russia by western scholars reveals a widely-held view that the largest of the 15 post-Soviet republics has continued to decline in the 21st […]

U.S. Aircraft Carrier Denied Entry To Hong Kong, American Consulate Official Says

http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/1940083/us-aircraft-carrier-denied-entry-hong-kong-american?utm_source=edm&utm_medium=edm&utm_content=20160429&utm_campaign=breaking_news U.S. Aircraft Carrier Denied Entry To Hong Kong, American Consulate Official Says Refusal comes after US defence chief Ash Carter visited the USS Stennis in South China Sea PUBLISHED : Friday, 29 April, 2016, 8:17pm UPDATED : Friday, 29 April, 2016, 8:52pm Minnie Chan          minnie.chan@scmp.com 24 Apr 2016 Beijing denied a US aircraft […]

How Jihad John Managed To Evade Security Forces As He Made His Way To Syria To Join ISIS

How Jihad John Managed To Evade Security Forces As He Made His Way To Syria To Join ISIS   www.fortunascorner.com        James Dunn writes in the April 27, 2016 edition of London’s Daily Mail Online, that “an ISIS militant who claims to have traveled to Syria from Britain with killer Jihad John has […]

Russian Warplane Flies Within 50 Feet of U.S. Spy Plane In Asia

Russian Warplane Flies Within 50 Feet of U.S. Spy Plane in Asia Latest aerial encounter occurred near new Russian missile sub Share Tweet Email MiG-31BM Interceptors / AP BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertz April 28, 2016 5:00 am A Russian MiG-31 jet flew within 50 feet of a U.S. surveillance aircraft in Northeast Asia last […]