Monthly Archives: July 2016

Bulls Charge In July; August Swoon For Stocks?; Friday We Get Non-Farm Payroll On The Number Of Net New Jobs Created In The U.S. In The Month Of July

Bulls Charge In July; August Swoon For Stocks?; Friday We Get Non-Farm Payroll On The Number Of Net New Jobs Created In The U.S. In The Month Of July www.fortunascorner.com      Sell in May and Go Away, is a time-tested philosophy that has worked much more often than not, for traders and investors managing […]

The Mystery Of Jane Wallis Burrell: The First CIA Officer To Die In The Agency’s Service

The Mystery Of Jane Wallis Burrell: The First CIA Officer To Die In The Agency’s Service https://www.cia.gov/news- information/featured-story- archive/2016-featured-story- archive/mystery-of-jane- wallis-burrell.html Burrell in Berkeley Square, London. April 29, 1944. On January 6, 1948, an Air France DC-3 from Brussels crashed on approach to the Le Bourget airport near Paris, killing all five crew members and […]

U.S. Politics Caught In A ‘Russian Trap’

U.S. Politics Caught In A ‘Russian Trap’ Jul. 28 2016 — 14:09 — Update: Jul. 28 2016 — 11:35 By Maxim Trudolyubov The Russia File. A Kennan Institute Blog 415 shares facebook twitter e-mail Most Read Russia Crimean Map Scandals: Choice Between Offending Russia or Ukraine Moscow Close But No Cigar: The Joy of Russian […]

U.S. Wrestles With How to Fight Back Against Cyberattacks

Excerpts: The Russia problem is thorny, and persistent. Just four months into his presidency in 2009, President Obama and his top national security advisers received a warning from American intelligence agencies: Of all the nations targeting America’s computer networks, a National Intelligence Estimate warned, Russia had the most “robust, longstanding program that combines a patient, […]

How To Counter The Putin Playbook

Excerpts:   While I was the United States ambassador to Russia, Mr. Putin accusedPresident Obama’s administration of seeking to foment revolution against him – as, allegedly, we had done in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Syria during the Arab Spring. Russia’s state-controlled media portrayed Russian protesters as traitors, puppets of the United States, who took money […]

Fatal Crash Of Chinese J-15 Carrier Jet Puts Question Mark Over Troubled Programme

http://m.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/1995729/fatal-crash-chinese-j-15-carrier-jet-puts-question-mark FRI Jul 29, 2016 Sections You are here Home News China Diplomacy & Defence Fatal Crash Of Chinese J-15 Carrier Jet Puts Question Mark Over Troubled Programme Mainland report confirms fighter pilot died after failure during test run of aircraft CHOI CHI-YUK CHIYUK.CHOI@SCMP.COM PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 27 July, 2016, 11:40pm UPDATED : Wednesday, 27 July, 2016, 11:40pm […]

The Epic Honey Trap: A Classic Case Shows Just How Far Moscow Will Go

Maybe.  But, the problem with placing responsibility on Russia for this hack is — this hacking code was available to the hacking community — globally.  Thus, even a moderately good hacker could use this code/software and easily make it appear to be of Russian origin — when in fact it could be an almost infinite […]

Ex-USFK Commander: North Korea Could Have Proven ICBM Capability In 3-4 Years

Ex-USFK Commander: North Korea Could Have Proven ICBM Capability In 3-4 Years 2016/07/30 04:17 http://english.yonhapnews.co. kr/news/2016/07/30/ 0200000000AEN20160730000300315 .html?input=rss WASHINGTON, July 29 (Yonhap) — Former U.S. Forces Korea Commander Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti has expressed strong concern that North Korea could have proven intercontinental ballistic missile capability in three to four years. “I think we need […]

‘NATO HAS NO CHANCE’ Russia’s Secret Super Submarine Fleet Could Be Unstoppable In World War III Scenario

‘NATO HAS NO CHANCE’ Russia’s Secret Super Submarine Fleet Could Be Unstoppable In World War III Scenario, expert warns Putin’s band of nuclear powered death machines have already reportedly breached UK waters https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/1523368/russias-secret-super-submarine-fleet-could-be-unstoppable-in-world-war-iii-scenario-expert-warns-nato-vladimir-putin-uk-waters-moscow/   A new Russian nuclear submarine, the Yuri Dolgoruky, cuts through the water near the northern city of Arkhangelsk https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_submarine_Yury_Dolgorukiy_(K-535) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borei-class_submarine Yury […]

Failure To See Things As Pyongyang Does Holds Back Our Understanding

Excerpt: The focus here is two-fold. Initially it is about what it takes – and does not take – to fully fathom one of the most profound enigmas in international affairs troubling the world today. Secondly, to directly address a catastrophe in the offing, there is a need to review how experts came to the […]