Monthly Archives: August 2016

Why Is Iran Protecting Fordow With S-300 Batteries?

http://www.israpundit.org/archives/63617294 Why Is Iran Protecting Fordow With S-300 Batteries? THE DAILY TIP Iran’s placement of the advanced Russian S-300 missile defense system at its underground nuclear complex in Fordow …. indicates the continued importance of the site despite the deal’s limitations, The Jerusalem Post reported.   Tal Inbar, the head of the Space and UAV Research Center at […]

Consider Trailing Stops For Your Stock Portfolio/IRA As We Begin September & Prior To Friday, Sept. 2 August Non-Farm Payroll Number

Consider Trailing Stops For Your Stock Portfolio/IRA As We Begin September & Prior To Friday, Sept. 2 August Non-Farm Payroll Number https://fortunascorner.com      With the Labor Day/holiday weekend in our sights, and the pending August Non-Farm Payrolls number set to be released at 0830 EDT Friday, September 2, I put in trailing stops on […]

Statement by Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook on Precision Airstrike Targeting Abu Muhammad Al-Adnani 0

Statement by Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook on Precision Airstrike Targeting Abu Muhammad Al-Adnani 08/30/2016 06:53 PM CDT   IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-307-16 Aug. 30, 2016 Statement by Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook on Precision Airstrike Targeting Abu Muhammad Al-Adnani Today coalition forces conducted a precision strike near Al Bab, Syria, targeting Abu Muhammad Al-Adnani, […]

Does Killing Terrorist Leaders Make Any Difference? Scholars Are Doubtful

Excerpts: This is why terrorism scholars have repeatedly concluded that killing or capturing terrorist leaders – a strategy known, colorfully, as “decapitation” – does not work. Robert A. Pape, a University of Chicago professor, wrote in a much-cited 2003 study that Israel and other governments had spent “over 20 years” focused on killing or capturing […]

Defections May Not Foretell North Korea’s Collapse (But They Could Help Induce It)

Defections May Not Foretell North Korea’s Collapse (But They Could Help Induce It) August 29, 2016  1 Comment http://freekorea.us/2016/08/ 29/defections-may-not- foretell-n-koreas-collapse- but-they-could-induce-it/ The defection of North Korean Deputy Ambassador Thae Yong-ho two weeks ago has tolled a ghoulish vigil in which bloggers, op-ed writers, and academics have speculated about the longevity of His Porcine Majesty. […]

North Korea Executes Vice Premier In July

(4th LD) North Korea Executes Vice Premier In July: Seoul official 2016/08/31 16:45 http://english.yonhapnews.co. kr/northkorea/2016/08/31/59/ 0401000000AEN20160831004354315 F.html (ATTN: REWRITES lead; ADDS more info in last 3 paras) SEOUL, Aug. 31 (Yonhap) — North Korea has carried out the execution of a vice premier and punished two senior officials, a Seoul official said Wednesday, as the […]

The CIA’s Venture-Capital Firm, Like Its Sponsor, Operates In The Shadows

The CIA’s Venture-Capital Firm, Like Its Sponsor, Operates In The Shadows In-Q-Tel provides only limited information about its investments, and some of its trustees have ties to funded companies http://www.wsj.com/articles/ the-cias-venture-capital-firm- like-its-sponsor-operates-in- the-shadows-1472587352 The idea for a CIA-funded venture-capital firm came from former CIA director George Tenet, shown above in 2015, in the late 1990s.PHOTO: DAVID […]

Obama Should Pardon David Petraeus

washingtontimes.com Obama Should Pardon David Petraeus by Charles Dunlap   Aug. 29, 2016  2 min read  original ANALYSIS/OPINION: Was something missing when, earlier this month, the White House announced that President Obama used his constitutional prerogative to put 214 convicts back on the street? Yes, we didn’t see a pardon for the person many Americans believe […]

What You Aren’t Likely To Hear/See In Oliver Stone’s Film On Edward Snowden

Don’t expect this ‘film/documentary’ to be ‘fair & balanced,’ especially with Oliver Stone as the Director.  Hollywood, and Mr. Stone — I suspect — will no doubt glorify the young, uninformed, misguided, and fugitive Mr. Snowden.  What we won’t see or hear, is about those NSA employees who lost their jobs and profession as a […]

Another One Bites The Dust: Islamic State’s Second In Command Killed In Syria; Hopefully His Replacement Will Be Named Swiftly So He To Can Be Placed On The Short List For Elimination

Another One Bites The Dust:  Islamic State’s Second In Command Killed In Syria; Hopefully His Replacement Will Be Named Swiftly So He To Can Be Placed On The Short List For Elimination https://fortunascorner.com      Numerous news outlets are reporting this evening that the Islamic State’s number two commander has been killed in Syria.  Abu […]