Monthly Archives: March 2017

The Green Beret Who Wouldn’t Go Home

The Green Beret Who Wouldn’t Go Home John Allen, who took part in the initial U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, is still there as a contractor, living a life of permanent war and embroiled in controversy over a militia atrocity https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-green-beret-who-wouldnt-go-home-1490969742 John Allen departing for a night mission in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, in late 2015 PHOTO: JOHN ALLEN […]

China’s Military Says Taiwan Is ‘Doomed’ And Trump’s Weapons Will Be Useless

China’s Military Says Taiwan Is ‘Doomed’ And Trump’s Weapons Will Be Useless By Tom O’connor, www.newsweek.com View Original China’s defense ministry said Thursday that Taiwan’s military was incapable of preventing the eventual reunification of the autonomously-ruled island with the mainland government in Beijing, despite an upcoming arms package from the U.S. to Taiwan. Chinese defense ministry spokesperson Wu […]

America’s Hidden Role In Chinese Weapons Research: Many Scientists Have Returned To China After Working At Los Alamos And Other Top U.S. Research Laboratories

America’s Hidden Role In Chinese Weapons Research:  Many Scientists Have Returned To China After Working At Los Alamos And Other Top U.S. Research Laboratories www.fortunascorner.com      Stephen Chen had a March 29, 2017 article in the South China Morning Post, about “China’s efforts to lure scientists back [to the mainland] from overseas institutions have […]

The Death Of A U.S. Contractor Has Exposed America’s Failures In Syria

If true, a troubling article.  RCP   The Death Of A U.S. Contractor Has Exposed America’s Failures In Syria By Aram Roston, www.buzzfeed.com View Original When the Bulgarian nurses jostled Mike Dougherty onto the hospital bed, he noticed that the sheets were red and damp with someone else’s blood. The American lay in a hospital in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, […]

SASC Ranking Member Heinrich Opening Statement On Russian Influence And Unconventional Warfare Operations

Opening Statement Of Ranking Member Heinrich On Russian Influence And Unconventional Warfare Operations http://www.grantcountybeat.com/news/non-local-news-releases/35766-opening-statement-of-ranking-member-heinrich-on-russian-influence-and-unconventional-warfare-operations   Published on Wednesday, 29 March 2017 17:17 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 29, 2017) – Today, the U.S. Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities held a hearing, “Russian Influence and Unconventional Warfare Operations in the ‘Grey Zone’: Lessons from […]

Concern Mounts That North Korea May Be Prepping For 6th Nuclear Test

Concern Mounts That North Korea May Be Prepping For 6th Nuclear Test www.stripes.com View Original March 30th, 2017 SEOUL, South Korea — Fresh satellite images show increased activity at North Korea’s main nuclear-testing site, raising concern the communist state may try to upstage next week’s summit between the United States and China. South Korea’s military […]

Lithuania Gears Up for War With Russia

Lithuania Gears Up for War With Russia By The New Republic, newrepublic.com View Original March 29th, 2017 Donald Trump may admire Vladimir Putin, but Russia’s neighbors are readying for war. Over the past few years, the government of Lithuania has ramped up defense spending, begged NATO for troops, proposed building a fence along its border, and distributed detailed manuals briefing its three million citizens on what to […]

How North Korea Could Kill 90 Percent Of Americans

How North Korea Could Kill 90 Percent Of Americans The Hill · by R. James Woolsey and Vincent Pry, opinion contributors · March 29, 2017 Yet any nation that has built nuclear weapons and long-range missiles, as North Korea has done, can easily overcome the relatively much simpler technological challenge of warhead miniaturization and reentry vehicle design. Indeed, […]

POTUS’s Obama’s National Security Focus On Climate Change & Strategic Patience…Coming Home To Roost: Beijing Has Completed Building Of Military Infrastructure On 3 Artificial Islands In South China Sea

POTUS’s Obama’s National Security Focus On Climate Change & Strategic Patience…Coming Home To Roost: Beijing Has Completed Building Of Military Infrastructure On 3 Artificial Islands In South China Sea www.fortunascorner.com      Reuters News Service, and the Daily Mail Online, among other publications are reporting that China has now basically completed building military infrastructure on […]

Battle For Army’s Soul Resumes: Lessons From Army After Next

Excerpt: I believe the validity of an idea strengthens as it conveys over time. We must gain some confidence in the fact that many of today’s emerging ideas have clearly defined antecedents. Please look a bit closer at these ideas. Perhaps you will see that the art of war changes slowly. But as it changes, […]