Monthly Archives: July 2014

Resistant ‘Nightmare Bacteria,’ And Ebola Outbreak Should Be Cause For Serious Concern

Resistant ‘Nightmare Bacteria” Increase 5X In Southeast U.S.; Ebola Outbreak Worst In Recorded History, And Why We Should Be Worried www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Maryn McKenna had an article in the July 26, 2014 Wired Science Blogs, with the title above. She writes, “there’s worrisome news here in the southeastern U.S., buried in a journal that is favorite […]

Departing Head Of Defense Intelligence Agency Says U.S. No Safer After 13yrs. Of War

U.S. No Safer After 13 Years of War, a Top Pentagon Intelligence Official Says The outgoing head of the Defense Intelligence Agency says that new players on the scene are more radical than Al Qaeda, and the core Al Qaeda ideology has lost none of its potency. By Anna Mulrine, Staff writer JULY 28, 2014 […]

Russia Tests Cruise Missile In Violation Of Arms Treaty U.S. Says; Obama Sends Putin A Letter

This is not new news. We have known this for months — as far back as January — and, we did nothing. In the aftermath of the shoot-down of Malaysian Flight MH17, POTUS Obama sent Putin a letter — in what appears to be a transparent attempt to look tough on Putin — before leaving […]

Putin Restores Cuban Beachhead; Mega-Base Built At Peak Of Cold War To Be Resurrected – To Spy On America

Putin Restores A Cuban Beachhead; Mega Base During The Height Of Cold War Being Resurrected — To Spy On America www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Mary Anastasia O’Grady has an article in today’s (July 28, 2014) Wall Street Journal, with the title above. She writes that “in February 2013, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev traveled to Cuba, where he […]

Twitter Reports Tue. After Close; ARWR Next Bio-Pharma Star?

Twitter Reports After Bell Tue; The Next Bio-Pharma Star?, Arrowhead Research Corp. (ARWR) Might Be Next ‘Miracle’ Drug For Hepatitis B www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Tomorrow, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, the social media giant Twitter (TWTR) will report at 5pm; and, after the closing bell. Cadie Thompson, writing on CNBC’s website writes, “no matter what the company reports,” […]

Iran, Hezbollah, Break With Syria’s Assad; Aid Hamas

The Pulse of the Middle East View Pulse Map إقرأ باللغة العربية نبض فلسطين Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad delivers a speech after being sworn in for a new seven-year term, at al-Shaab presidential palace in Damascus, July 16, 2014, (photo by REUTERS/SANA) Iran, Hezbollah break with Assad to support Hamas Author: Adnan Abu AmerPosted July […]

Did China Blink In The South China Sea?

Did China Blink in the South China Sea? http://nationalinterest.org/files/styles/main_image_on_posts/public/main_images/pix1_072514.jpg?itok=6TOvLctl “A deep dive into this question will not only shed light on China’s resolve, but also explore valuable lessons for how to cope with Beijing’s aggressiveness.” Alexander Vuving July 27, 2014 inShare10 For seventy-five days starting from May 2, China unilaterally deployed its US$1 billion oil […]

“Should South Korea Go Nuclear?” By Peter Hayes And Chung-In- Moon

IINSTP Dave Maxwell Informal Institute for National Security Thinkers and Practitioners – News from the Associate Director, Security Studies Program Of course I would not expect Peter Hayes and Chung-in Moon to answer this question in the positive. But I am somewhat heartened to read their conclusion and specifically the highlighted portions below. Of course […]

A New Russian Revolution: Cracks Start To Appear In Putin’s Kremlin Power

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/a-new-russian-revolution-cracks-start-to-appear-in-putins-kremlin-power-bloc-9631894.html THE INDEPENDENT A New Russian Revolution: Cracks Start to Appear In Putin’s Kremlin Power Bloc With EU sanctions starting to bite, Russia’s oligarchs are trying to put pressure on Vladimir Putin. But according to German intelligence, they are meeting resistance from Kremlin hardliners TONY PATERSON SUNDAY 27 JULY 2014 German intelligence is reported to […]

U.S. Releases Photos/Video Showing Russia Shelling Of Ukraine

July 27 (Bloomberg) — The U.S. released satellite photos it says show that Russia shelled across the border into Ukraine, as Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said signs of heavy fighting prevented investigators from reaching the crash site of Malaysian Air Flight 17. “Russian forces have fired across the border at Ukrainian military forces,” the […]