Category Egypt

Detachment A: Clandestine Special Forces Missions From Berlin To Iran

Detachment A: Clandestine Special Forces Missions From Berlin To Iran By Det-a Book Authors, www.detachment-a.org View Original February 6th, 2017 It was the early 1970’s, at Andrews Barracks in Berlin, where a stern looking Special Forces Sergeant Major paced down the hallway for roll call. Daily army accountability formations are normally held outside, but due to the […]

The Colonels Shaping Trump’s Middle East Policy

Excerpt: These are “not guys who stopped paying attention to the Middle East when Obama came into office,” Pollack said. “They are well aware that Iran-backed militias are not attacking the US [in Iraq]. That is not lost on midlevel officers.” The issue, Pollack said, is how much influence they will have. “These are really […]

Germany Has 7,000 Terror Suspects At Large & Is Finding It ‘Almost Impossible’ To Monitor Them, Former U.K. Intelligence Chief Says; Historian Max Hastings Warns By-Product Of Mass Migration May Lead To Continent-Wide War

  http://www.fortunascorner.com        It’s Christmas Eve, I apologize.  I hope to write something  uplifting and aspirational in the next few days.  I wish there was better news on the terrorism front; but, the greatest migration and diaspora since WWII is unfolding across Europe, and is also reaching America’s shores, as militant jihadism seeks […]

Britain Eyes Renewed Military Engagement East Of Suez

https://www.ft.com/content/3477fe5a-c809-11e6-8f29-9445cac8966f Britain Eyes Renewed Military Engagement East Of Suez Middle East and Asia-Pacific in focus as UK opens facilities in Gulf and Singapore HMS Middelton in Bahrain earlier this year © Reuters Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Whatsapp Email 6 Save 3 HOURS AGO by: Jeevan Vasagar in Singapore More than four decades after a sweeping British military withdrawal […]

A New American Grand Strategy: By General Jim Mattis

A New American Grand Strategy by General Jim Mattis Thursday, February 26, 2015 http://www.hoover.org/research/new-american-grand-strategy Image credit: Barbara Kelley The world is awash in change. The international order, so painstakingly put together by the greatest generation coming home from mankind’s bloodiest conflict, is under increasing stress. It was created with elements we take for granted: the United Nations, […]

Six People Killed In Bomb Blast Near Pyramids : Islamists Strike Along Road Used To Transport Tourists To/From The Pyramds In Egypt; Cairo Needs More Concrete Support From Washington To Combat The Islamists

Six People Killed In Bomb Blast Near Pyramids :  Islamists Strike Along Road Used To Transport Tourists To/From The Pyramds In Egypt; Cairo Needs More Concrete Support From Washington To Combat The Islamists www.fortunascorner.com      London’s the Daily Mail Online is reporting this morning (December 9, 2016) that “Islamists have killed six people in […]

British Prime Minister Says Saudi Intelligence Has Saved Hundreds Of Lives In The U.K.

British Prime Minister Says Saudi Intelligence Has Saved Hundreds Of Lives In The U.K. http://www.fortunascorner.com      The daily pan-Arab newspaper, Asharq al-Awsat has an article today, December 8, 2016, whereby British Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed that intelligence received in the past from Saudi Arabia has saved potentially hundreds of lives in the United […]

Which Nations Could Be Next To Join The Global Nuclear Club?

Which Nations Could Be Next To Join The Global Nuclear Club? NOVEMBER 25, 2016 1:43 PM Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. If President-elect Donald Trump scraps the Iranian nuclear accord,   WASHINGTON  — The global club of nuclear weapons states now stands at nine, but if President-elect Donald Trump rips up a nuclear deal […]

Egypt Claims It Foiled 2 ISIS Plots To Use Former Police Officers To Assassinate Egypt’s President Sisi, And Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef

Egypt Claims It Foiled 2 ISIS Plots To Use Former Police Officers To Assassinate Egypt’s President Sisi, And Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef http://www.fortunascorner.com     A November 20, 2016 article in Agency France Presse reports that Egypt will soon put on trial, 292 jihadist suspects over plots to assassinate President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, and […]

Saudi Oil Shipments To Egypt Halted Indefinitely, Egyptian Officials Say

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-saudi-oil-idUSKBN1320RQ?utm_campaign=Brookings+Doha+Center&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=37229687 COMMODITIES | Mon Nov 7, 2016 | 1:12pm EST Saudi Oil Shipments To Egypt Halted Indefinitely, Egyptian Officials Say A Saudi Aramco employee sits in the area of its stand at the Middle East Petrotech 2016, an exhibition and conference for the refining and petrochemical industries, in Manama, Bahrain, September 27, 2016. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed Saudi Arabia […]