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The Spooky Side of World War II: Antony Beevor’s Review Of Max Hastings Masterpiece

The Spooky Side of World War II The Spooky Side of World War II Antony Beevor JUNE 23, 2016 ISSUE The Secret War: Spies, Ciphers, and Guerrillas, 1939–1945 by Max Hastings Harper, 610 pp., $35.00 Time Life Pictures/Getty Images German soldiers in the field enciphering a message on the Enigma code machine, circa 1940 Over […]

Canada’s Elite Commandos And The Invasion Of Afghanistan

Excerpt: The international task force has been credited with killing more than 100 top level Taliban and al Qaeda leaders and the JTF2 stalks the enemy in Afghanistan to this day. But the distance of time has now shed light on that initial six-month deployment of Canada’s most secretive soldiers. Books, academic studies and official […]

Baltic Countries ‘Justified’ In Concerns Over Putin, Says Top NATO General

Baltic Countries ‘Justified’ In Concerns Over Putin, Says Top NATO General Gen. Petr Pavel says Russia has increased its military capabilities ‘significantly’ By Catharine Tunney, CBC News Posted: Nov 18, 2016 4:12 PM ET Last Updated: Nov 18, 2016 8:37 PM ET Chair of the NATO Military Committee Czech Gen. Petr Pavel says that Russia ‘is […]

Guantanamo Detainee Who Recruited 3 Of 9/11 Hijackers Released

DoD announced the release of Ahmed Ould Abdel Aziz from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba this morning.  Why we would let someone with his ‘rap sheet’ out of prison is not explainable — other than to satisfy the POTUS’s desire to shut the prison down.  This guy should have served the rest of his life in prison.  […]

New National Military Strategy Isn’t ‘Worth’ The ‘Digital Paper,’ It Is Written On

Strategy means nothing — when you have a POTUS and National Security Council that is disrespected around the world.  Our adversaries do not fear us; and, our allies no longer trust us.  And, with the Islamic State committing crimes against humanity — this POTUS goes to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy about two weeks ago […]

U.K. Defense Review: A Test Of Strategic Ambitions

  IISS Strategic Comments U.K. Defense Review: A Test Of Strategic Ambitions   Britain’s Conservative government, elected in May 2015, is undertaking a defense review that is seen by many in the military establishment as a test of the country’s future ability to play a significant role in dealing with global threats and crises. The United […]

Chinese Warships To Join Russian Navy In Black Sea, Mediterranean For Historic Drill

  Chinese Warships To Join Russian Navy In Black Sea, Mediterranean For Historic Drill Published time: May 07, 2015 17:15 Edited time: May 09, 2015 07:30 http://news.usni.org/2015/05/05/two-chinese-warships-enter-black-sea-reports-link-visit-to-possible-chinese-frigate-sale-to-russia Two Chinese Warships Enter Black Sea, Reports Link Visit to Possible Chinese Frigate Sale to Russia By: Sam LaGrone May 5, 2015 1:38 PM Chinese frigate 547 Linyi passing […]

Researchers Make Objects Invisible – Without Meta-Material Cloaking — Eventually, This Technology Could Revolutionize Modern Warfare And Intelligence Collection Operations

Researchers Make Objects Invisible – Without Meta-Material Cloaking — Eventually, This Technology Could Revolutionize Modern Warfare And Intelligence Collection Operations   www.fortunascorner.com         Brett Smith, writing on the April 14, 2015 website, redOrbit, says researchers are one step closer to having the kind of cloaking capability displayed on the sci-fi series Star […]

Russia’s Northern Fleet Starts Shipping Supplies For Arctic Infrastructure

Northern Fleet Starts Shipping Supplies For Arctic Infrastructure MOSCOW. March 13 (Interfax-AVN) – Around 50,000 tonnes of various supplies will be delivered to the Arctic region to develop Northern Fleet (NF) infrastructure there, NF spokesman 1st Captain Vadim Serga said. “We are planning a total of 12 shipments to the archipelagoes of Franz Josef Land, […]

Questions About The War On The Terrorists

Excerpts: The mission question is really two questions: Where do you want the intelligence community to focus its limited resources, and how do you want to deal with the terrorism issue, specifically? If you see the United States as a global power with global interests, then you want a global intelligence capability and a global […]