Category National Security Council

U.S. Jet Destroys Another Iranian Drone Over Syria – 3rd Shoot-Down In Month

U.S. Jet Destroys Another Iranian Drone Over Syria – 3rd Shoot-Down In Month By Thomas Gibbons-Neff June 20 at 11:54 AM Play Video 0:51 U.S. shoots down Iranian-made drone over Syria Embed Share The Pentagon says a drone shot down by a U.S. F-15 fighter jet, June 20, “displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition […]

U.S. Fighter Jets Shoot Down Syrian SU-22 Fighter/Bomber Over Syria — Shortly After Syrian Government Fighter Jet Bombed U.S.-Backed Syrian Rebels In Northern Syria

U.S. Fighter Jets Shoot Down Syrian SU-22 Fighter/Bomber Over Syria — Shortly After Syrian Government Fighter Jet Bombed U.S.-Backed Syrian Rebels In Northern Syria http://www.fortunascorner.com      Details are still coming in; but, I will not have time to do additional updates on this — this evening.  The Pentagon has confirmed that U.S. F/A-18 fighter […]

Can U.S. Spies Reinvent Themselves After The Russia Hacks?

Conclusion: Understanding the damage caused by the 2016 Russian operation is not enough. As Comey testified, the Russians “tried to shape the way we think, we vote, we act.” All these actions point to a threat that is both serious and shows little sign of slowing. However, the first step in taking corrective action is […]

Strategic Planning In China’s Military: Which Organizations Are Responsible For The PLA’s High-Level Thinking On Reform & Innovation

Strategic Planning in China’s Military Which organizations are responsible for the PLA’s high-level thinking on reform and innovation? By Elsa B. Kania June 07, 2017 http://thediplomat.com/2017/06/strategic-planning-in-chinas-military/ As the China’s next national defense white paper should be forthcoming this summer, the Central Military Commission’s Strategic Planning Office, an organization that may play a critical role in […]

Israel Planned An Atomic Detonation In The Egyptian Sinai If Their Political/Military Leadership Felt The Arabs Might Prevail In The 1967 Six-Day War; Might North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un Plan A Similar Atomic Operation — Should He Believe U.S./South Korean Forces Were About To Defeat His Military?

Israel Planned An Atomic Detonation In The Egyptian Sinai If Their Political/Military Leadership Felt The Arabs Might Prevail In The 1967 Six-Day War; Might North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un Plan A Similar Atomic Operation — Should He Believe U.S./South Korean Forces Were About To Defeat His Military?   www.forrtunascorner.com        Today’s (June 3, 2017) […]

Trump… Our Claudius: By Victor Davis Hanson

Excerpt: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Defense Secretary James Mattis, National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster, and Homeland Security Director John Kelly—and the dozens of professionals who work for them—comprise the most astute and experienced group of strategists, diplomats, world travelers, and foreign policy thinkers since the Truman and Eisenhower administrations.   Never have so many […]

NSA In Unprecedented Hunt For KremlinGate Evidence

http://observer.com/2017/05/mike-rogers-nsa-issues-preservation-order-kremlingate-russia-trump/ NSA In Unprecedented Hunt For KremlinGate Evidence America’s most important spy agency pulls out all the stops in its investigation of Russian interference in 2016 By John R. Schindler • 05/29/17 8:02am · · · · · Russian President Vladimir Putin. Thomas Peter – Pool/Getty Images In my last column, I broke the news that Admiral Mike Rogers, the […]

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 […]

Dir. National Intelligence: Iran Refining Nuke Delivery System In Flagrant Violation Of Ban

Dir. National Intelligence: Iran Refining Nuke Delivery System In Flagrant Violation Of Ban Increased ICBM work offers pathway to long-range nuclear weapon Share Tweet Email U.S. Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats / Getty Images BY: Adam Kredo Follow @Kredo0 May 12, 2017 2:45 pm Iran continues to make critical technological strides in its efforts to […]

Ricky Waddell Named White House Deputy National Security Adviser

Ricky Waddell Named White House Deputy National Security Adviser By Tara Palmeri, www.politico.com View Original May 10th, 2017 Army Reserve Major General Ricky Waddell will be second in command at the National Security Council. | Photo courtesy the U.S. Army Reserve Army Reserve Major General Ricky Waddell has been named deputy national security adviser, taking on a […]