Category Covert OIperations

The Rise And Fall Of A U.S.-Backed Rebel Commander In Syria

The Rise And Fall Of A U.S.-Backed Rebel Commander In Syria Once a ‘fixer’ for the CIA, Syrian rebel comes to terms with failed US policy Read next Game on: why Japan’s arcades are still winning Abu Ahmad: ‘I used to think America was the ruler of the universe. If you ask me whether I […]

What Are U.S. Forces Doing in Yemen In The First Place?

Excerpt: What explains the exceedingly modest payoff that America gets for the $600 billion-plus dollars that congress annually funnels to the Pentagon? It’s ludicrous to suggest, as Exum does, that the problem lies with timid and slow-moving civilian officials who have “denied subordinate commanders the flexibility to exploit opportunities they saw on the battlefield.” No, the […]

Misplaced Blame On Trump For Yemen Raid Ignores Deeper Problems

Misplaced Blame On Trump For Yemen Raid Ignores Deeper Problems The Hill · by Christopher D. Kolenda, opinion contributor · February 2, 2017 Some U.S. military officials, Reuters reports, blame President Trump for approving a military raid “without sufficient intelligence, ground support or adequate backup preparations.” This is wrong headed, potentially damaging to civil-military relations, and masks deeper […]

SECDEF Mattis May Need To Imitate Former SECDEF Bob Gates; And Tell These Defense Officials To ‘Shut the f… up!” Were The Operational Details Of The U.S. Special Forces Raid In Yemen Leaked? al-Qaeda Fighters In Yemen, Were Heavily Armed & ‘Knew U.S. Troops Were Coming’

SECDEF Mattis May Need To Imitate Former SECDEF Bob Gates; And Tell These Defense Officials To ‘Shut the f… up!” Were The Operational Details Of The U.S. Special Forces Raid In Yemen Leaked?  al-Qaeda Fighters In Yemen, Were Heavily Armed & ‘Knew U.S. Troops Were Coming’    www.fortunascorner.com       That’s the question Abigail Miller […]

SECDEF Mattis May Need To Imitate Former SECDEF Bob Gates; And Tell These Defense Officials To ‘Shut the f… up!” Were The Operational Details Of The U.S. Special Forces Raid In Yemen Leaked? al-Qaeda Fighters In Yemen, Were Heavily Armed & ‘Knew U.S. Troops Were Coming’

SECDEF Mattis May Need To Imitate Former SECDEF Bob Gates; And Tell These Defense Officials To ‘Shut the f… up!” Were The Operational Details Of The U.S. Special Forces Raid In Yemen Leaked?  al-Qaeda Fighters In Yemen, Were Heavily Armed & ‘Knew U.S. Troops Were Coming’    www.fortunascorner.com       That’s the question Abigail […]

Obama Pardons Retired Gen. James Cartwright, Who Leaked Classified Information On Iran Nuclear Facilities

01/17/17 4:28 PM Obama Pardons Retired Gen. James Cartwright, Who Leaked Classified Information On Iran Nuclear Facilities By Jacqueline Klimas (@jacqklimas) • 1/17/17 4:49 PM President Obama on Tuesday pardoned a retired Marine general who admitted to lying to federal investigators about having disclosed classified information about Iranian nuclear facilities to two reporters. Retired Gen. […]

#Virtual Caliphate: Defeating ISIS On The Physical Battlefield Is Not Enough

This subject is something I have written about quite frequently over the past three years; and, I have advocated the establishment of a 21st century version of the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials held at the end of WWII.  If you are interested in reading my article/thoughts — go to the search box and type “We […]

Stolen NSA ‘Windows Hacking Tools’ Now Up For Sale

Stolen NSA ‘Windows Hacking Tools Now Up For Sale   www.fotunascorner.com        Mohit Kumar has a January 10, 2017 article in the HackersNews.com webpage with the title above.  He begins: “The Shadow Brokers, who previously stole and leaked a portion of NSA hacking tools and exploits — is back…with a bang!”  He notes […]

A Classic Soviet/Russian-Style Influence Operations Campaign?

The unidentified source of the story claims to be a former MI-6 employee who miraculously came into the possession of material the Russian government has purloined from Trump’s electronic correspondence ——————————————————————————————— https://www.buzzfeed.com/kenbensinger/these-reports-allege-trump-has-deep-ties-to-russia?utm_term=.ekVazVP2ml#.ofnAjodYn8 These Reports Allege Trump Has Deep Ties To Russia A dossier, compiled by a person who has claimed to be a former British intelligence […]

A Great Place To Have A War America In Laos And The Birth Of A Military CIA

A Great Place to Have a War America In Laos And The Birth Of A Military CIA Author: Joshua Kurlantzick, Senior Fellow for Southeast Asia http://www.cfr.org/laos/great-place-have-war/p38273?cid=soc-twitter-A+Great+Place+to+Have+a+War-011017 Order BookOrder Ebook PublisherA CFR Book. Simon & Schuster Release DateJanuary 2017 Price$28.00 hardcover / $14.99 ebook 336 ISBN 978-1-451-66786-8 Share Share Tweet Post Email January 1961: Laos, a tiny nation […]