Monthly Archives: May 2017

Kim’s Rocket Stars – The Trio Behind North Korea’s Missile Program

Exclusive: Kim’s Rocket Stars – The Trio Behind North Korea’s Missile Program By Ju-min Park and James Pearson | SEOUL After successful missile launches, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un often exchanges smiles and hugs with the same three men and shares a celebratory smoke with them. The three, shown with Kim in photographs and […]

This Tragic Stat Shows How Much We’re Relying On Elite Combat Units

As Dave Maxwell noted: ‘Something to ponder.’  Over reliance on SOF, to the degree that we have since 9/11…is not ‘cost-free.’ RCP In addition to the operational and policy risks posed by this reliance on special operations, there is a cultural one. The writer and Iraq War veteran Matt Gallagher wrote a fantastic piece for […]

Is This Evidence Of A Parallel Universe? ‘Cold Spot’ In Space Suggests There Are Alternate Worlds With Their Own Versions Of Reality

Is This Evidence Of A Parallel Universe? ‘Cold Spot’ In Space Suggests There Are Alternate Worlds With Their Own Versions Of Reality   https://fortunascorner.com        Harry Pettit, wrote in the May 17, 2017 edition of the DailyMailOnline, “in the desolate darkness of space, it is difficult to imagine that we are anything but […]

Terrorist Threat Here In America & Across The Globe Is Much Worse Than People Realize Warns DHS Chief

http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/335272-dhs-chief-youd-never-leave-the-house-with-my-terror-info DHS Chief: If You Knew What I Knew About Terror, You’d ‘Never Leave The House’ BY MARK HENSCH – 05/26/17 09:35 AM EDT 203   Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Friday said the terror threat is worse than most realize, saying some people would “never leave the house” if they knew the truth. “I was telling [Fox […]

Mysterious Russian ‘Killer Satellites’ Spring Back To Life After Two Years Of Inactivity, And We Have No Idea Why

Mysterious Russian ‘Killer Satellites’ Spring Back To Life After Two Years Of Inactivity, And We Have No Idea Why   https://fortunascorner.com        Tim Collins, had an article in the May 19, 2017 edition of The Daily Mail Online, warns “Russia could be preparing for a space war, after reactivating a group of satellites […]

Who Are The Shadow Brokers?: Noted Cyber Security Guru, Bruce Schneier Thinks He Knows; But, In His Article, He Does Overlook Another Reasonable Possibility — I Believe

Who Are The Shadow Brokers?:  Noted Cyber Security Guru, Bruce Schneier Thinks He Knows; But, In His Article, He Does Overlook Another Reasonable Possibility — I Believe   www.fortunascorner.com        Noted cyber security researcher, guru, and author, Bruce Schneier posted an article on the May 23, 2017 edition of the online defense and […]

Opening Remarks By HASC Subcommittee Chair On Strategic Forces, Mike Rogers (R. AL) — Hearing On FY18 Priorities For Nuclear Forces & Atomic Energy Defense Activities

For Immediate Release: May 25, 2017 Contact: HASC Communications (202) 225-2539 OPENING REMARKS OF CHAIRMAN ROGERS SUBCOMMITTEE ON STRATEGIC FORCES   WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the Subcommittee’s hearing titled “Fiscal Year 2018 Priorities […]

U.S. War Ship Nears Chinese Island In First Navigation Challenge Under Trump

U.S. War Ship Nears Chinese Island In First Navigation Challenge Under Trump: report By Max Greenwood, thehill.com View Original May 24th, 2017 A United States Navy war ship neared an artificial island built by China in the South China Sea on Wednesday in the first U.S. freedom of navigation operation under the Trump administration, the Wall Street Journal reported. […]

Evolution Of U.S. Cyber Operations And Information Warfare

Evolution Of U.S. Cyber Operations And Information Warfare divergentoptions.org · by Divergent Options · May 25, 2017 Brett Wessley is an officer in the U.S. Navy, currently assigned to U.S. Pacific Command. The contents of this paper reflect his own personal views and are not necessarily endorsed by U.S. Pacific Command, Department of the Navy or Department of […]

John Rood Leads Candidates For Pentagon Policy Chief

John Rood Leads Candidates For Pentagon Policy Chief Popular Searches John Rood, a veteran national security policymaker, has emerged as the leading candidate of Defense Secretary James Mattis to be the next undersecretary of defense for policy. more > Print By Bill Gertz – – Wednesday, May 24, 2017 John Rood, a veteran national security […]