Category National Security Council

North Koreans Overcome Border Guards In Bold Escape To China

The comments highlighted in blue below are by Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this article.  RCP, fortunascorner Dave Maxwell:  This is the most significant use of force by Korean civilians in the north against security forces that I can recall.   Sure when faced with possible capture […]

CIA Liaison Is First Casualty Of Conflict Between Intelligence Agency And Trump

Excerpts: Some sources considered the removal of the CIA liaison to be an act of retaliation for the attempt to get Cohen-Watnick off the NSC. The episode occurred in mid-March, before Nunes made his allegations.   Other sources pointed to attempts by the former CIA liaison to stop Cohen-Watnick from taking actions which a White […]

North Korea Says The U.S. Strike On Syria Validates Its Nuclear Weapons Program

North Korea Says The U.S. Strike On Syria Validates Its Nuclear Weapons Program By Bonnie Kristian, theweek.com View Original April 7th, 2017 The Trump administration’s Thursday strike against a Syrian regime air base in response to Tuesday’s chemical weapons attack was “an unforgivable act of aggression against a sovereign state,” a statement from North Korea said Saturday. The strike also […]

Former Obama National Security Adviser Susan Rice Sought To Unmask Names Of POTUS-Elect Trump’s Transition Team Intelligence POCs

Excerpts: The pattern of Rice’s requests was discovered in a National Security Council review of the government’s policy on “unmasking” the identities of individuals in the U.S. who are not targets of electronic eavesdropping, but whose communications are collected incidentally. Normally those names are redacted from summaries of monitored conversations and appear in reports as […]

Russia Turns WikiLeaks CIA Dump Into Disinformation/Influence Ooperations Campaign

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2017/03/08/who-s-behind-the-massive-cia-leak.html PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY LYNE LUCIEN/THE DAILY BEAST ‘INTELLIGENCE COLLECTION DISASTER’ Russia Turns WikiLeaks CIA Dump Into Disinformation Though Russian hackers are not the most likely source behind Tuesday’s WikiLeaks document dump, Russia is certainly taking advantage of it—with bots spreading false memes. KEVIN POULSEN 03.08.17 1:03 AM ET For the second time in a […]

The Spy Who Came In For The Code: WikiLeaks Embarrasses The CIA

  The Spy Who Came In For The Code:  WikiLeaks Embarrasses The CIA The agency, which exists to find out secrets, fails to keep them  From the print edition | United States Mar 11th 2017 | WASHINGTON, DC A GRIM year for American spy agencies took a turn for the worse with the leaking, on March 7th, […]

Russia’s Export Of Corruption Is The Real Threat, Not Espionage

The Problem With Russian Connections Is Corruption, Not Espionage Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 14 Issue: 29 By: Pavel K. Baev March 6, 2017 05:38 PM Age: 13 hours Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (L) and President Vladimir Putin (Source: Russia Insider) Revelations of improper and conveniently forgotten meetings and conversations with Russian officials bedevil […]

Disingenuous Denials On FISA Surveillance Of Trump

Disingenuous Denials On FISA Surveillance Of Trump Andrew McCarthy, National Review Online March 5, 2017 President Trump’s early Saturday morning tweeting has exploded to the forefront an uncovered scandal I’ve been talking about since early January (including in this weekend’s column): The fact that the Obama Justice Department and the FBI investigated associates of Donald […]

NSA Wwhistleblower (Former NSA-Sr. Tech. Dir.) Shows How Candidate Trump Could Have Been Wiretapped

March 6, 2017 NSA Wwhistleblower (Former NSA-Sr. Tech. Dir.) Shows How Candidate Trump Could Have Been Wiretapped By Rick Moran http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2017/03/nsa_whistleblower_shows_how_candidate_trump_could_have_been_wiretapped.html A former top intelligence official-turned-whistleblower at the National Security Agency says surveillance programs by the NSA could have been keeping tabs on the Trump campaign and that their intelligence could have been shared with other […]

Update To The Article: ISIS Leader al Baghdadi Has Admitted Defeat — We Need A Prominent Imam To Issue A Fatwah Giving No Safe Harbor To Former ISIS Members — In Perpetuity

Update To The Article That ISIS Leader al Baghdadi Has Admitted Defeat — We Need A Prominent Imam To Issue A Fatwah Giving No Safe Harbor To Former ISIS Members — In Perpetuity  www.fortunascorner.com       That’s what Julian Robinson wrote in the March 1, 2017 online edition of the Daily Mail Online.  Mr. […]