Monthly Archives: November 2013

VP Biden’s Trip To China/Asia – Beijing ‘Smells’ Weakness

I’m sure this will put “the fear of God” into China.  They smell “blood.” RCP     VP Biden Trying To Show U.S. Still Focused On Asia biden-trying-show-us-still- focused-asia-133542614– politics.html   By JOSH LEDERMAN 1 hour a . . . . WASHINGTON (AP) – It’s up to Vice President Joe Biden to show that the […]

The Benghazi Syndrome: U.S Foreign Service Officer In Libya, Describes How Politics Hurt Our Interests There And Beyond

Op-Ed The Benghazi Syndrome As a Foreign Service Officer in Libya, I Saw Firsthand How Politics Hurt Our Interests There And Beyond. By Mieczyslaw P. Boduszynski December 1, 2013 opinion/commentary/la-oe- boduszynski-benghazi- diplomacy-20131201,0,7819395, print.story advertisement Sen. Lindsey Graham and others on Capitol Hill are demanding further inquiries into the attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission […]

U.S. Capitulates On China’s New/Disputed Air Defense Zone: ‘Advises’ Airlines To ‘Comply’ With Requirements

See the article at the link below.

Unforgotten Fighter Of Korean War: A POW At 85

Some Korean War history that is often overlooked. Unforgotten Fighter of Korean War: U.S. Pensioner a POW at 85 Source: Reuters – Sat, 30 Nov 2013 02:32 PM 20131130141826-4gbg7/?source= hpbreaking Author: Reuters By Ju-min Park and James Pearson SEOUL, Nov 30 (Reuters) – As autumn descended on a Korean countryside devastated by three years of […]

POTUS To Issue A New Statement Of U.S. National Security Policy

Obama To Issue A New Statement of U.S. National Security Strategy By Scott Wilson, Published: November 29 politics/obama-to-issue-a-new- statement-of-us-national- security-strategy/2013/11/29/ cd6531f8-5937-11e3-8304- caf30787c0a9_print.html President Obama will formally present a new national security strategy early next year, identifying his foreign policy priorities for the remainder of his time in office, the White House said Friday. The new policy document will […]

Magical Thinking And The Doom Of Nations

November 30, 2013   Magical Thinking and the Doom of Nations by DR. PETER VINCENT PRY November 29, 2013 After just five days of negotiation, Secretary of State John Kerry claims to have an agreement to stop Iran’s march toward an Islamic Bomb, his historic diplomatic triumph announced on Saturday night (November 23, 2013), just […]

Scandal Widens Over Contracts For Navy Work

November 29, 2013 Scandal Widens Over Contracts for Navy Work By CHRISTOPHER DREW and DANIELLE IVORY 11/30/us/scandal-widens-over- contracts-for-navy-work.html? pagewanted=print A scandal involving the Navy’s ship supply network, until now focused on the Pacific Fleet, has spread to another contractor working for Navy ships in the waters off the Middle East, Africa and South America. The Justice Department […]

Volcanoes In Damascus: Was Hezbollah Involved With Developing Chemical Weapons Thursday, 28 November  2013 Volcanoes In Damascus – Was  Hezbollah Involved With Developing Chemical Munitions? Regular readers of the blog will be familiar with two  weapons used by pro-government forces known as IRAMs (Improvised Rocket Assisted  Munitions) and UMLACAs (Unidentified Munitions Linked to Alleged Chemical  Attacks), both of which I’ve written a number of […]

China ‘Monitored’ U.S. B-52s As They Flew Over New Air Defense Identification Zone

11/28/2013 China ‘Monitored’ US Bombers As They Flew Over Air  Defence Identification Zone Ministry says it observed ‘the whole process’ as American  planes flew across newly declared defence zone in defiance of notice  requirement PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 27 November, 2013, 1:01pm UPDATED : Thursday, 28  November, 2013, 1:35pm Chow Chung-yan and Kristine Kwok Computer screens […]

Technological Progress Gave China Confidence To Declare New Air Defense Zone

And perceived U.S./POTUS weakness no doubt as well. Technological Progress Gave China Confidence To  Declare ADIZ: Analysts PUBLISHED : Thursday, 28 November, 2013, 3:40am KJ-2000 early-warning aircraft Improvements in the People’s Liberation Army’s air surveillance and control  systems helped give Beijing the confidence to create its air defense  identification zone (ADIZ) over the East […]