Monthly Archives: October 2016

Happy Days For Russia’s “Black Budget” Secret Defense Spending

  http://www.intellinews.com/happy-days-for-russia-s-black-budget-secret-defence-spending-109114/?source=russia&inf_contact_key=9b6045badfc35a291f52b05d4329d71b196fa340aa96accbea65ba0a1b9f7429 Happy Days For Russia’s “Black Budget” Secret Defense Spending The brakes were supposed to have been applied on defence spending in the draft 2017-19 budget. By Nick Allen in Warsaw October 28, 2016 Russia’s military campaigns and interventions in Syria and Ukraine are clocking up billions in costs and there is still more hardware […]

SAS Heroes So Frightened Of Legal Action Back Home They Have Become Paralyzed In The Field

The British must be saying: “We have found the enemy and it is us.” SAS Heroes So Frightened Of Legal Action Back Home They Have Become Paralyzed In The Field express.co.uk · by Marco Giannangeli, Exclusive · October 31, 2016 GETTY Britain’s Special Forces are becoming so frightened of prosecution while on operation The news emerges as the […]

Why China And North Korea Want Park Geun-hye Gone

Comment by David Maxwell directly below. Dave Maxwell:  I think President Park’s legacy will rest on her being the first President to really take unification seriously and push Koreans to being to plan and prepare for it.  No matter what happens to her Presidency Koreans should continue to press for unification (with support from the […]

Oil Rig Owned By PetroChina Arrived In North Korea’s Economic Zone In Early May

An oil rig owned by PetroChina arrived in North Korea’s economic zone in early May https://www.nknews.org/pro/rigged-a-chinese-oil-platform-in-the-north-koreas-eez/ NK News 31 October, 2016 By Leo Byrne An oil rig owned by China National Petroleum is currently in North Korea’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the Yellow Sea off the country’s western coast, data from ship tracking website […]

Putin’s Support For Europe’s Far-Right Just Turned Lethal

http://observer.com/2016/10/putins-support-for-europes-far-right-just-turned-lethal/?utm_campaign=Observer_National_Politics&utm_content=N&P 10-31 NY Historical Society&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_term=Observer News & Politics Observer OPINION Putin’s Support For Europe’s Far-Right Just Turned Lethal This week’s cop-killing by a Hungarian neo-Nazi reveals the Kremlin’s hidden hand By John R. Schindler • 10/27/16 1:30pm Russian President Vladimir Putin. Western intelligence has known for some time that Vladimir Putin bankrolls significant elements of Europe’s far-right. Just […]

Maskirovka; From Russia, With Deception

Conclusion: Maskirovka is not new, and the lessons learned as a young Captain trying to emulate the tactics of Russian doctrine informed me that there is more to combat than fighting the other guys’ Soldiers and tanks. To influence the outcome and win the war of the mind is the true key to victory. To […]

James Comey, Hillary Clinton, And The Email Investigation: A Guide For The Perplexed

James Comey, Hillary Clinton, And The Email Investigation: A Guide For The Perplexed lawfareblog.com By Jack Goldsmith, Benjamin Wittes Saturday, October 29, 2016, 2:49 PM Yesterday, FBI Director James Comey threw the presidential election campaign into turmoil with a letter to Congress declaring that the Clinton email matter was, perhaps, not entirely done after all. Ben analyzed this disclosure yesterday, […]

Halloween: A 500 Year History Of Apparitions, Poltergeists, Seances And Ghosts

Halloween:  A 500 Year History Of Apparitions, Poltergeists, Seances And Ghosts   https://fortunascorner.com        Tomorrow night, October 31, 2016, is Halloween, when both children, and adults, can escape the mundane, and stressful aspects of their everyday lives; and, for a short period of a few hours, enter the world of the make believe […]

Russian, Iranian, Syrian Foreign Ministers To Meet In Moscow

  http://www.rferl.org/a/syria-iran-russia-foreign-ministers-to-meet/28076888.html?ltflags=mailer Russian, Iranian, Syrian Foreign Ministers To Meet In Moscow October 26, 2016 Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (left) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet with their Syrian counterpart. The foreign ministers of Russia, Iran, and Syria will hold talks in Moscow on October 28. Russia’s Foreign Ministry said Russian Foreign […]

Russian, U.S. Jets Have Close Encounter Over Syria

Report: Russian, U.S. Jets Have Close Encounter Over Syria Share Tweet Email Russian long range bomber Tu-22M3 during air strike over Aleppo / Russian Defense Ministry via AP BY: Morgan Chalfant Follow @mchalfant16 October 28, 2016 10:43 am U.S. and Russian military jets reportedly had a close encounter in Syrian airspace several days ago. AFP, citing […]