Category Arctic

Russia Feared To Have ‘Detonated NUKE In Arctic’ As U.S. Hunter Plane Sweeps Over Britain

Russia Feared To Have ‘Detonated NUKE In Arctic’ As U.S. Hunter Plane Sweeps Over Britain Holloway, Henry. Daily Star (Online) [London (UK)] 21 Feb 2017. Highlighting: Off | Single | Multi Abstract (summary) Translate Abstract Vladimir Putin might have ‘tested a nuclear weapon’ in the Arctic Fears of a potential Russian nuclear test come as […]

What Are U.S. Strategic Bombers Doing Snooping Around Russia’s Arctic Borders?

What Are U.S. Strategic Bombers Doing Snooping Around Russia’s Arctic Borders? © Flickr/ manhhai Russia 16:56 12.08.2016 (updated 16:57 12.08.2016) Get short URL 44127263 In early August, US Strategic Command confirmed that several USAF B-52 bombers had performed long-range drills over the North Pole and Alaska into the North Sea, from where they skimmed along […]

The Secret Soviet Plan To Build Nuke Bases On Desolate Islands Near The USA

The Secret Soviet Plan To Build Nuke Bases On Desolate Islands Near The USA © Sputnik/ Yuryi Abramochkin Military & Intelligence 18:25 22.07.2016(updated 22:35 22.07.2016) Get short URL 08467500 Russian military journalist Vitaly Karyukov recalls the Soviet Union’s fantastical Cold War plans to create a series of missile bases on artificial islands off the coast […]

Spratly Islands Are Chinese Territory And Construction In Disputed Waters Will Continue Admiral Wu Shengli Tells Visiting U.S. Naval Chief; PLA Navy ‘Ready’ To Counter Aggression In South China Sea

Spratly Islands Are Chinese Territory And Construction In Disputed Waters Will Continue Admiral Wu Shengli Tells Visiting U.S. Naval Chief;    PLA Navy ‘Ready’ To Counter Aggression In South China Sea   www.fortunascorner.com        Catherine Wong has an article in the July 19, 2016 edition of the South China Morning Post, which underscores […]

In Putin’s Shadow

In Putin’s Shadow Review: Robert D. Kaplan, ‘In Europe’s Shadow: Two Cold Wars and a Thirty-Year Journey Through Romania and Beyond’ Share Tweet Email Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Romania / AP BY: Aaron MacLean February 19, 2016 5:01 am Ever heard of the Republic of Gagauzia? I hadn’t, as I’m guessing is the case […]

Pentagon Unveils Budget Priority For Next Year: Countering Russia And China

David Maxwell comments just below.  His contact info is at the bottom of the article.  RCP There is a large role for conventional forces and the entire range of US military and interagency capabilities for countering Russian non-linear, new generation, or unconventional warfare as well as China’s unrestricted, unconventional warfare and its three warfares:  lawfare, […]

China Lands More Planes On Its Man-Made Island In The Disputed South China Sea; Likely Racing To Complete Before Next POTUS Elected; Moscow, Beijing, Pyongyang, & Tehran Taking Advantage Of Weak/Feckless POTUS; Allies Left Feeling Abandoned

China Lands More Planes On Its Man-Made Island In The Disputed South China Sea; Likely Racing To Complete Before Next POTUS Elected; Moscow, Beijing, Pyongyang, & Tehran Taking Advantage Of Weak/Feckless POTUS; Allies Left Feeling Abandoned www.fortunascorner.com      Simon Tomlinson writes in today’s (Jan. 7, 2016) DailyMailOnline, that two civilian Chinese transport aircraft landed […]

Russia Completes Construction Of 4 Military Bases In Arctic

Russia Completes Construction Of 4 Military Bases In Arctic December 11, 2015 Interfax, RBTH 861 Print page Related What do you know about Russian weapons? Robots to guard Russia’s nuclear weapons and launch ballistic missiles What have the Russian armed forces received in 2015? Tags defense, military, arctic Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu. Source: Kremlin.ru […]

Newt Gingrich: New Words For A New World

breitbart.com Newt Gingrich: New Words for a New World by Newt Gingrich  Dec. 7, 2015  7 min read  original Below is a National Defense University speech given by Newt Gingrich on December 1, 2015, reprinted with permission. We are living in a world rapidly evolving away from the mental constructs and language of the last 375 […]

Oil Rich Saudi Arabia Will Run Out Of ‘Financial Assets Within FIVE YEARS Warns International Monetary Fund

Oil Rich Saudi Arabia Will Run Out Of ‘Financial Assets Within FIVE YEARS Warns International Monetary Fund www.fortunascorner.com      Simon Tomlinson writing in the October 22, 2015 online edition of London’s TheDailyMailOnline reports that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is warning that “Saudi Arabia risks running out of financial assets in less than five years, amid […]