Monthly Archives: May 2017

NSA In Unprecedented Hunt For KremlinGate Evidence

http://observer.com/2017/05/mike-rogers-nsa-issues-preservation-order-kremlingate-russia-trump/ NSA In Unprecedented Hunt For KremlinGate Evidence America’s most important spy agency pulls out all the stops in its investigation of Russian interference in 2016 By John R. Schindler • 05/29/17 8:02am · · · · · Russian President Vladimir Putin. Thomas Peter – Pool/Getty Images In my last column, I broke the news that Admiral Mike Rogers, the […]

Mattis Finally Gets Some E-Ring Help

Mattis Finally Gets Some E-Ring Help By Richard Sisk, www.dodbuzz.com View Original May 29th, 2017 Defense Secretary Jim Mattis finally has a financial officer to fill the comptroller’s spot at the Pentagon, but dozens of political appointee slots remain vacant four months into the administration of President Donald Trump. The Senate on Thursday confirmed David Norquist, the […]

Stalin As A Study Aid For North Korea

Excerpts: Kim Jong-un has followed Stalin, his grandfather, and father in convicting his victims of working for foreign enemies and engaging in counter-revolution. As one South Korean expert writes: “All regimes under the Kim Dynasty tried to evade crises by shifting responsibilities on to political rivals to purge them… Most victims of purges in North […]

Time Travel Might Be Possible Through A Black Hole — But, We’ll Need A Dose Of Luck, Lots Of Guts, Fearless Adventurers, And, A Cunning Plan

Time Travel Might Be Possible Through A Black Hole — But, We’ll Need A Dose Of Luck, Lots Of Guts, Fearless Adventurers, And, A Cunning Plan   https://fortunascorner.com        There isn’t many other things that can stir the imagination of those both young and old, more than the subject of time travel.  Ever […]

‘I Was Shocked By Freedom’: Defectors Reflect On Life In North Korea

     The sentiment expressed by the defectors about freedom — is a strong reminder of just how precious freedom is….that freedom isn’t free, nor a given.  And, we all stand on the shoulders of giants who have given the ultimate sacrifice — their lives — so that we can LIVE FREE!  RCP, fortunascorner.com Comments […]

A U.S. Attack On North Korea Would Be Catastrophic — But The U.S. Might Still Do It

Excerpts: As North Korea draws ever closer to possessing a nuclear weapon that could hit the US mainland, President Donald Trump and his top military advisers must weigh whether or not they’d launch a preemptive strike on North Korea and risk potentially millions of lives in the process.   But even though a US military […]

Bin Laden’s Son Steps Into Father’s Shoes As al-Qaeda Attempts A Comeback

Hopefully, this is a ‘like Father, like Son,’ story and this very misguided Islamic militant ends up with an American bullet between his eyes.’  RCP   Excerpts: Hamza bin Laden is hardly new to the Islamist militant world. His coronation as a terrorist figurehead has been underway since at least 2015, when longtime al-Qaeda leader […]

North Korea’s Other Threat

David Maxwell:  A useful open source overview of the north Korean threat.  Please go to this link to view the excellent graphics that likely will not come through in this message:  http://fingfx.thomsonreuters.com/gfx/rngs/NORTHKOREA-MISSILES/010041BR2VH/index.html North Korea’s Other Threat The world is often alarmed at North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs, but thousands of Cold War-era artillery are […]

Army Chief: Battlefield Network May Not Survive Combat

Army Chief: Battlefield Network May Not Survive Combat By Matthew Cox, www.dodbuzz.com View Original May 26th, 2017 The Army’s chief of staff told lawmakers Thursday he’s not convinced the service’s troubled Warfighter Information Network-Tactical will survive the rigors of combat. WIN-T was part of the Army’s Future Combat Systems effort in 2003. After FCS was canceled in 2009, the […]

Waiting For North Korea’s Next Nuclear Test

Excerpts: Yet here we are, with Reuters reporting, based on a news conference held Friday in Beijing by senior State Department official Susan Thornton, that the U.S. is “looking at discussing with China a new Security Council resolution on pre-negotiated measures to reduce delays in any response to further nuclear tests or other provocations from […]