The revolution shall be tweeted….. Dave Maxwell: Nate Finney shows why we should be thinking critically about complex problems – even including fantastical ideas. I am reminded of LTG Sam Wilson’s 9th planning suggestion for special operations: 9. By its very nature, Special Operations planning places a high emphasis on initiative, intuition, and daring. Get […]
The Secret Source Of Putin’s Evil Vanity Fair · by Peter Savodnik · January 10, 2017 By Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images. Henry Kissinger recently compared Vladimir Putin to “a character out of Dostoevsky,” which apparently delighted the Russian president. That’s not entirely surprising. No Russian writer encapsulates the many incongruous feelings and forces-cultural, spiritual, metaphysical-still coursing through the post-Soviet moment better than Fyodor Dostoevsky. […]
Comments just below are by/from Dave Maxwell: Fascinating article – “merging Kissinger insights with Trumpian instincts.” As an aside Joe’s writing and mentioning “Trumpian instincts” makes me think that the foundation for Trump International Relations theory is going to be “instinct based theory” rather than based on traditional international relations theories. If he is […]
Questions Congress Should Ask The Defense Secretary Nominee thecipherbrief.com · December 6, 2016 DECEMBER 6, 2016 | WALTER PINCUS President-elect Donald Trump has called his chosen Defense Secretary, retired Marine General James Mattis “the real deal,” but after January 20, will President Trump, an amateur when it comes to national security issues, follow the advice of the 66-year-old, […]
It is getting interesting. RCP Two Top Officials Flee Pyongyang’s Beijing Embassy koreajoongangdaily.joins.com | | | 프린트 메일로보내기내블로그에 저장 One ministry official was once in charge of Kim Jong-un’s health Oct 06,2016 Two high-ranking officials from the North Korean embassy in Beijing – including a man who had overseen leader Kim Jong-un’s health care – defected […]
Stock Futures Moving Down — Probably In Part Due To No Deutsche Bank Deal As Yet http://www.fortunascorner.com Stock futures moving sharply lower — probably due in part to no Deutsche Bank deal — as yet.
Excerpt: What I do not get, and what I have never seen Snowden or anyone explain, is how his oath to the U.S. Constitution justified the theft and disclosure of the vast number of documents that had nothing to do with operations inside the United States or U.S. persons. (Every one of the arguments I […]
Russia Deploying a Division 50 Miles from the U.S. By Alex LockieSeptember 02, 2016 This article originally appeared at Business Insider. At a recent event, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that a division of troops would be stationed in Chukotka, Russia’s far-east region, just slightly more than 50 miles from Alaska. “There are plans to […]