Monthly Archives: December 2015

Review Of Red Team: How To Succeed By Thinking Like the Enemy

Excerpt:   In summation, the publication of Red Team by Dr. Micah Zenko is an impressive accomplishment. It has allowed for a glimpse of the entire red teaming universe to be provided to the reader in one work. As a reviewer, and someone who knows something about this discipline, I admittedly found myself learning quite a bit […]

CIA Fooled By Massive Cold War Double Agent Failure

CIA Fooled By Massive Cold War Double Agent Failure   www.fortunascorner.com        Bill Gertz has a December 28, 2015 article in the Washington Free Beacon, with the title above.  Mr. Gertz writes that “the CIA was fooled by scores of double agents pretending to be working for the agency; but, secretly loyal to Communist spy […]

U.S. Commandos Reportedly Capture Georgian ISIS Commander

If true, perhaps the reason for not seeing any additional reporting, is because the POTUS refuses to put any more high-value targets in Guantanamo Bay Prison.  Interrogation of this man could be highly lucrative; but, we have ceded this ground unilaterally — to our detriment/disadvantage.  RCP almasdarnews.com ISIS Leader Captured Alive? by Paul Antonopoulos  Dec. 27, […]

BARRON’s Sits Down With Noted Historian/Author Niall Ferguson Who Looks Ahead To 2016 And Beyond — And Sees Troubled Waters Ahead; Is Saudi Arabia, The Iran Of 1979?

Noted Historian And Author Niall Ferguson Looks Ahead To 2016 And Beyond — And Sees Troubled Waters Ahead; Is Saudi Arabia, The Iran Of 1979?   www.fortunascorner.com        Vito Racanelli, a writer for Barron’s had an interview with Niall Ferguson, historian, Harvard professor, and author of more than a dozen books on the nexus of […]

China’s Lone Aircraft Carrier Struts Its Stuff

China’s Lone Aircraft Carrier Struts Its Stuff An admiral’s visit prompts takeoffs, landings, and even a Foreign Object Damage walk. Most Popular Debunking the 9/11 Myths: Special Report Six Prototype Engines to Get Your Brain Firing 20 Expensive Cars You Can Now Buy for Less Than $2… GIF By Kyle Mizokami Dec 26, 2015 103 […]

8 Shades Of Crisis – Russia’s Year Of Economic Nightmares

8 Shades of Crisis – Russia’s Year of Economic Nightmares By Peter Hobson Dec. 25 2015 17:03 Last edited 17:08 MT Imagine Russia as a combustion engine. Oil and gas pumped from its vast territories wash through the economy as taxes, government spending and investment. Foreign currency from oil and gas sales is used to fund imported equipment and products on shop shelves. Cash from the […]

U.S. Military Drafting ‘New Narrative’ For ISIS War

Military officials on the Operation Inherent Resolve task force have recently formed a working group to formulate a “new narrative,” defense officials told The Hill. Separately, the Joint Staff has drafted its own messaging document. The steps are preliminary, and are part of a larger effort to better communicate the U.S.’s military strategy amid heavy […]

Islamic State Leader Baghdadi Goads West In Rare Audio Statement

telegraph.co.uk Islamic State Leader Baghdadi Goads West In Rare Audio Statement In what is believed to be his first public message in seven months, Isil chief warns Israel attacks are imminent by Josie Ensor  Dec. 26, 2015  1 min read  original Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, delivers a sermon at a mosque in Iraq Photo: AP The leader of […]

Did Putin Order A Bomb Be Planted On Russian A321 Airliner Which Broke Apart Over Egypt’s Sinai Desert In October, Killing All 224 On Board? Outrageous Theory – But, Ex-KGB Agent Claims Dossier Proves Putin Ordered The Op As A Means To Justify Syrian Operations/Presence

Did Putin Order That The Bomb Be Planted On Russian A321 Airliner Which Broke Apart Over Egypt’s Sinai Desert In October, Killing All 224 On Board?  Outrageous Theory – But, Ex-KGB Agent Claims Dossier Proves Putin Ordered The Op As A Means To Justify Syrian Operations/Presence   www.fortunascorner.com        In a plot that […]

Time To Get Tough On Tehran Iran Policy After the Deal

Quite a criticism of the US administration here: Future historians will look back at 2009 as the year modern Iran changed decisively. That June, a placid presidential race featuring lackluster candidates suddenly turned into an intense contest for political power as Iranians took to the streets to protest the fraudulent results. The episode delegitimized theocratic […]