Monthly Archives: April 2017

How Internal Resistance To The Kim Regime Can Grow In North Korea

Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell’s keen observations are below in blue and before the body of the article.  His contact info is at the very bottom.  RCP This is how internal resistance can grow in north Korea.  Some important insights in this article that one of the best observers on the north Korean economy, William Brown, […]

Preparing North Korean Elites For Unification

Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell:  A timely report for anyone who studies Korean unification.  We (the ROK with US support) need to not just plan for unification, but conduct active preparations (the ROK with US support) need to not just plan for unification, but conduct active preparations which include establishment of policies and an information and influence campaign targeting […]

4 Potential Scenarios Should War Erupt Between North & South Korea; What If NK Aims It Missiles At Japan And/Or U.S. Naval Assets

Dave Maxwell wrote that the four scenarios outlined below are “​Some interesting scenarios.​”        To these I might add (1) What if Jong-Un is assassinated from within — by his own ‘palace guard?’  Do we have any idea what might transpire if that happened.  Would China consider orchestrating a coup and/or an assassination […]

Cellphone Purchases In North Korea Up Despite Prohibitive Costs

Useful to know for intelligence collection purchases; and, in a chaotic, devolution of civil domesticity when bullets are flying.  RCP, fortunascorner.com   Cellphone Purchases Up Despite Prohibitive Costs http://www.dailynk.com/english/read.php?num=14492&cataId=nk01502 Unification Media Group  |  2017-04-28 17:09 “As Heard in North Korea” articles contain radio programming content broadcast by Unification Media Group [UMG], an independent multimedia consortium targeting North […]

Obituary For Maj. Gen. (USA/Ret.) Albert N. Stubblebine

Albert N. Stubblebine, Major General, U.S. Army (Retired) died 6 February 2017. Graduating in 1952 from the US Military Academy, “Bert” as he was known to friends, was commissioned an Armor officer and later transferred to the Intelligence Corps. His first intelligence assignments included positions at the Army Imagery Interpretation Center. Later he joined the […]

Russian Intelligence Chief Says Easing Of Info War With West Not In Sight, Battle For Minds To Intensify

Moscow is steeped in this kind of ‘warfare;’ while the West isn’t even on first base.  RCP, fortunascorner.com www.rt.com April 27 2017 Russian Intelligence Chief Says Easing Of Info War With West Not In Sight, Battle For Minds To Intensify ‎ Strengthening information security is as important as increasing military capabilities, Sergey Naryshkin, Russia’s foreign […]

Does China Now Regret Having Defended, Nourished North Korea?

David Maxwell:  A thought experiment:  What would the status of Taiwan be right now if China had not intervened in the Korean War? Does China Now Regret Having Defended, Nourished North Korea? By Xuan Loc Doan, www.atimes.com View Original April 29th, 2017 In 2010, when the People’s Republic of China marked the 60thanniversary of its participation in […]

These New Kinds Of Bullets Are Lethal Underwater

These New Kinds Of Bullets Are Lethal IUnderwater http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/13/these-new-kinds-bullets-are-lethal-underwater.html    A new breed of bullets could be used for underwater firefights. The CAV-X supercavitating bullets, made by DSG Technology, are designed to deliver lethality at much farther distances underwater. For special operations teams, such as the Navy SEALs and combat divers who operate around water, […]

‘Ballad Of The Green Berets’ Singer’s Biographer Talks About Barry Sadler’s Meteoric Rise, MurderCharge, Violent Death

A new book. ‘Ballad Of The Green Berets’ Singer’s Biographer Talks About Barry Sadler’s Meteoric Rise, MurderCharge, Violent Death https://www.stripes.com/lifestyle/ballad-of-the-green-berets-singer-s-biographer-talks-about-barry-sadler-s-meteoric-rise-murder-charge-violent-death-1.465731#.WQSI3okrJmq ILLUSTRATION BY SEAN MOORES/STARS AND STRIPES  Email  Print  Reddit  Tweet  Share  Google  More By SEAN MOORES | Stars and Stripes | Published: April 27, 2017 In 1966, Army Staff Sgt. Barry Sadler, an active-duty Green […]

Registering As A Syrian Refugee Makes Life Easier For Terrorists In Germany

http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/right-wing-german-soldier-disguised-as-a-refugee-a-1145267.html#ref=nl-international Refugee and Soldier The Double Life of a Right-Wing Terror Suspect A suspected right-wing extremist German army officer is thought to have been planning an attack. As part of his preparation, he registered as a refugee from Syria. Now, Franco A. has been arrested in a perplexing case full of riddles. By Jörg Diehl and Matthias Gebauer […]