Monthly Archives: March 2014

The Myth Of Mission Command: “Synchronization Warfare” Has Removed The Human Ffrom Modern Warfare

Dave Maxwell Informal Institute for National Security Thinkers & Practitioners Blog From Don Vandergriff. Compare this with the 1990 publication from the Center for Army Lessons Learned: “Musicians of Mars” that was a fictional story about synchronization and orchestration of combat units. http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/library/report/call/call_90-6_toc.htm The Myth of Mission Command How “Synchronization Warfare” has removed the human […]

Women Make ‘Bloody Good Spies’ Says MI6 Officer

Women Make ‘Bloody Good Spies’, Says MI6 Officer http://www.telegraph.co.uk/ news/uknews/defence/10733745/ Women-make-bloody-good-spies- says-MI6-officer.html Female spies are better at multi-tasking and have a better grasp of human emotions, according to a female intelligence officer working for the Secret Intelligence Service, known as MI6 A female spy (posed by model) A female spy (posed by model) Photo: Alamy […]

Keeping Secrets In A World Of Spies And Mistrust

Keeping Secrets In A World Of Spies And Mistrust www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com A Mar. 27, 2014 article in the journal Nature,” with the title above, examines developments in quantum cryptography and how we can “keep our secrets, even when faced with the challenge of mistrust and manipulation.” In the March 27 issue of Nature, Center For Quantum […]

Senate Torture Report Examines Hunt For Bin Laden

Senate Torture Report Examines Hunt For bin Laden Associated Press By BRADLEY KLAPPER 1 hour ago http://news.yahoo.com/senate- torture-report-examines-hunt- bin-laden-070527327–politics. html FILE – This undated file photo shows al Qaida leader Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan. At the center of a hotly disputed Senate torture report is America’s biggest counterterrorism success of all: the killing of […]

Spying Fears Plague U.S./Swiss Fighter Deal

Mar 31, 2014 Spying Fears Plague Swiss Fighter Deal: report AFP | 30 Mar 2014, 21:24 Ahead of a Swiss referendum on the country’s plan to buy 22 fighter jets from Sweden, a report on Sunday raised concerns that a US-made communication system onboard could be used for spying. According to a report in Swiss […]

Koreas Trade Fire; Island Residents In Shelters

Koreas Trade Fire; Island Residents In Shelters http://news.msn.com/world/ koreas-trade-fire-island- residents-in-shelters Amphibious assault vehicles of the South Korean Marine Corps throw smoke bombs during a joint drill with U.S. forces in Pohang, South Korea, March 31.AP2 hr ago By HYUNG-JIN KIM and JUNG-YOON CHOI of Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – North and South Korea […]

North Korean Regime ‘To Get More Aggressive Under Threat’

North Korean Regime ‘To Get More Aggressive Under Threat’ http://english.chosun.com/ site/data/html_dir/2014/03/31/ 2014033101685.html?Dep0= twitter South Korea’s and the U.S.’ attempts to deter North Korean aggression have failed and the threat of armed conflict between the two Koreas is growing, a U.S. expert believes. Patrick Cronin of the U.S. Center for a New American Security makes the […]

Say No To The Balance Of Power In Asia

Say No to a Balance of Power in Asia http://nationalinterest.org/ print/commentary/say-no- balance-power-asia-10159 March 31, 2014 No To Jan Hornat [2] Many analogies and parallels have been made between the current power interplay in the Indo-Pacific and the balance-of-power system of nineteenth century Europe. This narrative is easily accepted by conventional wisdom, but it is necessary […]

Secret F-35 Design Data Showing Up In China’s Stealth Fighter

On Monday, March 31, 2014 1:19 AM, William Schneider wrote: I missed this one a few weeks back. RCP Secrets Now Showing Up in China’s Stealth Fighter Design data on F-35 stolen in 2007 BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertz Washington Free Beacon March 13, 2014 4:59 am http://freebeacon.com/stolen-f-35-secrets-now-showing-up-in-chinas-stealth-fighter/ A cyber espionage operation by China seven […]

Next Arab/Israeli War Will Be Fought With Drones/Hezbollah Weaponized Robots; And, A Future That Is Already Here

Next Arab Israeli War Will Be Fought With Drones/Hezbollah Weaponized Robots; And, A Future That Is Already Here www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com So says Yochi Dreazen, in a March 26, 2014 online article in The New Republic, with the title above. For the full article, go to theNewRepublic.com. Mr. Dreazen writes that “over the past 18 months, drones […]