Monthly Archives: January 2015

Islamic State Creates Sharp-Shooter Battalion Inspired By Famous Iraqi Killer Who Took Out 40 Americans In Baghdad — Appears To Be Propaganda Move Aimed At Countering Hit Film – ‘American Sniper’

Islamic State Creates Sharp-Shooter Battalion Inspired By Famous Iraqi Killer Who Took Out 40 Americans In Baghdad — Appears To Be Propaganda Move Aimed At Countering Hit Film – ‘American Sniper’ www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Robert Verkaik, writing in the January 28, 2015 edition of London’s TheDailyMailOnline, says that the Islamic State “has released the first pictures of […]

Tension Grows Along Israel/Lebanon Border; ‘Many Armored Vehicles Heading North’

01/28/2015 Israel Website: ‘Many’ Armored Vehicles Heading North; TV: IDF Reinforces Troops in Area Summary in English 28 Jan 15 Ya’ir Kraus reports at 1211 GMT in right-of-center website NRG in Hebrew: “Many armored vehicles — tanks and armored personnel carriers — are making thei r way north via the exit from the southern city […]

Draghi’s Dangerous Bet: The Perils of a Weak Euro

This is the beginning of the end for the Euro – IMO. RCP SPIEGEL ONLINE International ECB Decision to Weaken Euro Comes with Pluses and Minuses Draghi’s Dangerous Bet: The Perils of a Weak Euro By SPIEGEL Staff The European Central Bank’s current headquarters in Frankfurt. Last week’s decision to weaken the common currency could […]

North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un Set To Visit Russia May 9, 2015, During Celebrations For Anniversary Of Soviet Victory Over Germany In WWII; Putin Needs An ‘Economic Miracle,’ Former U.K. Amb. To Russia Says

North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un Set To Visit Russia May 9, 2015, During Celebrations For Anniversary Of Soviet Victory Over Germany In WWII; Putin Needs An ‘Economic Miracle,’ Former U.K. Amb. To Russia Says www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, will attend “Russia’s celebrations May 9, 2015,, marking the Soviet victory over Germany in WWII,” South […]

‘Cracks’ Developing In North Korea’s Information Control

‘Cracks’ Developing In North Korea’s Information Control: U.S. envoy http://www.koreaherald.com/ view.php?ud=20150127000160 Published : 2015-01-27 09:12 Updated : 2015-01-27 09:12 North Korea’s control of information for its hunger stricken people is starting to develop “cracks,” with more people listening to foreign radio broadcasts and watching outside TV programs and movies, the U.S. human rights envoy said. […]

What Does North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un Really Want?

27 January 2015 Last updated at 21:49 ET What does North Korean leader Kim Jong-un really want? http://www.bbc.com/news/world- asia-31001251 North Korean leader Kim Jung-un Continue reading the main story Related Stories A guide to the Sony Pictures hack Profile: Kim Jong-un North Korea country profile The recent high-profile spat with the US over the Hollywood […]

Kim’s Wife, Sister Wield Influence Over North Korean Leader

Originally published January 26, 2015 at 8:58 PM | Page modified January 27, 2015 at 6:28 AM Kim’s Wife, Sister Wield Influence Over North Korean Leader While Kim Jong Un’s wife, Ri Sol Ju, and younger sister Kim Yo Jong are now allies in sustaining one of the world’s most reclusive leaders, their overlapping influence […]

New Greek Government Less Anti-Russian, More Anti-NATO

New Greek government less anti-Russian, more anti-NATO. To me, “the die is cast,’ and a Greek exit from the EU is underway. How long? less than two years. FINANCIAL TIMES January 2015 Greeks rebuff EU call for more Russia sanctions Tony Barber in Athens Greece’s new radical leftwing-dominated government signaled on Tuesday that friction with […]

Vowing To Respond, Iran Says Israel Crossed ‘Red Lines,’ In Syria Air Strike That Killed Iranian General Officer

Vowing To Respond, Iran Says Israel Crossed ‘Red Lines,’ In Syria Air Strike That Killed Iranian General Officer www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Iran has told the United States that an Israeli airstrike that killed an Iranian Revolutionary Guards general officer in Syria last week, “had crossed Red Lines, and “that the Zionist regime should await the consequences of […]

How To Hack Into An ADT Alarm System

How To Hack Into An ADT Alarm System www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Brian Rhodes, writing on the January 26, 2015 website, IMPV, reports that the “a class-action lawsuit has been filed against the homes-security/alarm company – ADT – claiming the system is too easily hacked.” The most straight forward way to breach the system, the publication notes is […]