Category Covert OIperations

Japanese Scholar Weighs In On How To Deter North Korea

Excerpts: Given all this, how should the United States and its allies respond? Although the seriousness of the conversation is different in Japan and South Korea, one option is nuclear-arming, or the introduction of nuclear weapons by the United States. However, it would seem to be premature to conclude that Japan and South Korea need […]

My Father Was a Spy Who Helped Keep The Cold War From Heating Up

My Father Was a Spy Who Helped Keep The Cold War From Heating Up The Daily Beast · by Eva Dillon · May 20, 2017 As we enter into a murky new Cold War 2.0 with Russia, his story has lessons for us about the human cost of conflict. Former CIA chief of the Counterintelligence Center Gus Hathaway […]

‘China Began Systematically Dismantling’ CIA Operations Inside The Country In 2010; Killing/Imprisoning Sources & Severely Crippling Sensitive HUMINT Operations

Two years into Obama’s term, was when these discoveries and executions began.  And, it is clear that Beijing did not fear, nor anticipate any reaction from the Obama White House.  There are those of course who disagree; but, China had sized up this (Obama) POTUS and his national security team and found them wanting.  Washington […]

Is The U.S. Military Too Antiquated To Win Modern Wars?

Conference video at the link to the web page: http://www.c4isrnet.com/articles/is-the-us-military-too-antiquated-to-win-modern-wars? Is The U.S. Military Too Antiquated To Win Modern Wars? By Mark Pomerleau, www.c4isrnet.com View Original May 17th, 2017 Experts in technology and warfare gathered Wednesday to discuss the U.S. military’s efforts to innovate in response to rapidly changing threats and its place in modern warfare. Bernadette Johnson, […]

MacArthur’s Spies: The Heroes Of The Philippines

May 19, 2017 MacArthur’s Spies: The Heroes Of The Philippines By Elise Cooper http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2017/05/macarthurs_spies_the_heroes_of_the_philippines.html MacArthur’s Spies by Peter Eisner recounts how three individuals played a significant role in the resistance against the Japanese occupation in the Philippines during World War II.  The book shows how heroes come from many backgrounds: a singer, a soldier, and […]

CIA Director Met High-Level North Korean Defector

Thank goodness for ‘small’ favors.  Elections have consequences.  In this case good ones; and, ones long overdue.  Movement away from climate change and strategic patience is a most welcome change. RCP, fortunascorner.com Excerpt: The CIA director, according to the officials, is taking steps to strengthen the CIA’s espionage and covert action branch and increase its […]

Putin’s Central European Spy Base: Why Does The Kremlin Have So Many Spies In The Czech Republic?

HTTP://OBSERVER.COM/2017/05/VLADIMIR-PUTIN-PRAGUE-CZECH-REPUBLIC-SPY-BASE/ OPINION Putin’s Central European Spy Base Why does the Kremlin have so many spies in the Czech Republic? By John R. Schindler • 05/18/17 10:45am · 00:2501:43 PRAGUE—The capital of the Czech Republic is indisputably one of the loveliest cities in Europe. Having avoided major bombing or combat in the Second World War, unlike most cities in […]

Thousands Of North Korean Propaganda Leaflets Found In Eastern City

David Maxwell’s comments are highlighted in blue below; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, fortunascorner \Note this: Along with the leaflets, CDs and USBs with content glorifying the North Korean regime were also found, according to police.   I wonder if the north is doing this because the defector organizations […]

The Report This Evening By The Washington Post That POTUS Trump Allegedly Leaked Highly Classified Information To Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov — Appears To Be Part Of Putin’s Disinformation Campaign Designed To Undermine POTUS Trump & America — A Moscow Honey-Trap The Washington Post Fell For

The Report This Evening By The Washington Post That POTUS Trump Allegedly Leaked Highly Classified Information To Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov — Appears To Be Part Of Putin’s Disinformation Campaign Designed To Undermine POTUS Trump & America — A Moscow Honey-Trap The Washington Post Fell For http://www.fortunascorner.com      The report this evening which dominated […]

Small Countries’ New Weapon Against Goliaths: Hacking

Small Countries’ New Weapon Against Goliaths: Hacking FireEye, a company that deals with large network breaches, said it had watched a Vietnamese group known as OceanLotus target foreign companies since at least 2014. Credit Beck Diefenbach/ReutersPhoto by: Beck Diefenbach/Reuters In a 2014 blog post, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a nonprofit advocacy group in California, documented what […]