Monthly Archives: September 2016

Europe Is Lower But, No Panic; Buying Stock This Morn: BABA, NVDA, TWLO, and ACAD. Still hold SRPT, ARWR, and AEGR. Buying protection/stops on all positions.

Europe Is Lower But, No Panic; Buying Stock This Morn:  BABA, NVDA, TWLO, and ACAD.  Still hold SRPT, ARWR, and AEGR.  Buying protection/stops on all positions.

We Could See A Major Selloff On Wall Street Tomorrow (Fri.) As The Fate Of Deutsche Bank May Hang In The Balance; Is This Germany’s ‘Lehman Moment? Does This Have A Ripple Effect On U.S. Banks, Stocks?

We Could See A Major Selloff On Wall Street Tomorrow (Fri.)  As The Fate Of Deutsche Bank May Hang In The Balance;  Is This Germany’s ‘Lehman Moment? Does This Have A Ripple Effect On U.S. Banks, Stocks? www.fortunascorner.com      Stock began selling off late morning/mid-day today, after Bloomberg News reported that “approximately 10 hedge […]

U.S. Commandos Got Spooked by Shoulder-Fired Missiles

U.S. Commandos Got Spooked by Shoulder-Fired Missiles warisboring.com · September 28, 2016 U.S. Commandos Got Spooked by Shoulder-Fired Missiles Threat led to urgent request for defensive gear by JOSEPH TREVITHICK It’s no secret that rebels and terrorists in Iraq, Syria and other conflict zones around the world have captured – or otherwise obtained – shoulder-fired anti-aircraft […]

Mini-Drones & Bayonets: New Marine Warfare Concept

Illustration: So how would this work in practice? The Marine Corps Operating Concept opens with a fictional vignette of an operation against an unnamed but well-armed foe in 2025. (Fiction in Marine doctrine dates back at least to the classic Command & Control in 1996). The scenario opens with Marines in a threatened friendly country […]

CIA Director: Congress Is Paving The Way For Foreign Imprisonment Of U.S. Officials

CIA Director: Congress Is Paving The Way For Foreign Imprisonment Of U.S. Officials Business Insider · by Adam Kredo, The Washington Free Beacon · September 28, 2016 CIA Director Brennan participates in session at Intelligence and National Security Summit in WashingtonThomson Reuters CIA Director John Brennan warned on Wednesday that Congress’s override of a presidential veto of contested […]

Saudi Arabia Has Ways To Hit Back At 9/11 Lawsuit Effort

Saudi Arabia Has Ways To Hit Back At 9/11 Lawsuit Effort bigstory.ap.org · by AYA BATRAWY DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Saudi Arabia and its allies are warning that U.S. legislation allowing the kingdom to be sued for the 9/11 attacks will have negative repercussions. The kingdom maintains an arsenal of tools to retaliate with, including […]

Norway Appeals Court Rejects Snowden Extradition Appeal; U.S. Fugitive Had Requested Free Passage To Travel There & Receive A Free Speech Award; NSA Deputy Director Calls Oliver Stone Movie On Snowden – ‘Preposterous

Norway Appeals Court Rejects Snowden Extradition Appeal; U.S. Fugitive Had Requested Free Passage To Travel There & Receive A Free Speech Award; NSA Deputy Director Calls Oliver Stone Movie On Snowden – ‘Preposterous   www.fortunascorner.com      Reuters News is reporting (Sept. 28) that a Norwegian Appeals Court has rejected a lawsuit from U.S. fugitive and […]

Are We There Yet? Billionaire/Visionary Elon Musk Outlines His Idea On How To Get To Mars — Really Fast; Warns Those Who Want To Go First That They Should Be Prepared To Die

Are We There Yet?  Billionaire/Visionary Elon Musk Outlines His Idea On How To Get To Mars — Really Fast; Warns Those Who Want To Go First That They Should Be Prepared To Die https://fortunascorner.com     Billionaire and visionary Elon Musk outlined his ambitious plans to put people on Mars yesterday, while speaking at the […]

Dutch Investigators Conclude That The Missile That Downed Malaysian Flight — MH17 — ‘Was Transported Into East Ukraine From Russia

Dutch Investigators Conclude That The Missile That Downed Malaysian Flight — MH17 — ‘Was Transported Into East Ukraine From Russia   https://fortunascorner.com        London’s The Telegraph, is reporting this morning (Sept. 28, 2016), that the two-year plus Dutch investigation into the downing of Malaysian Flight MH17 (July 17, 2014) has concluded that the […]

Can U.S. Intelligence Restore Public Trust On Balancing Secrecy And Openness?

Excerpts: That brings us back to the tricky issue of striking the right balance between secrecy and transparency. Brennan’s commitment to implementing the president’s pledge for more transparency is commendable; winning the public’s trust about intelligence practices is connected to core values of a democratic society in an age of unprecedented access to information. The […]