Monthly Archives: July 2017

We Need A Radical New Approach On North Korea

The comments highlighted below in blue are by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell, and his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  V/R, RCP, fortunascorner.com David Maxwell:  I strongly disagree with ending the “one Korea policy” As Jay Lefkowitz argues.  I would submit that we have had a “one Korea policy” in name only […]

Sino-American Disagreements On North Korea

https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/china-us-north-korea/ Sino-American Disagreements On North Korea By George N. Tzogopoulos   July 30, 2017 FacebookTwitterPrintEmailMore51 Stone marking border between China (left) and North Korea (right), image by Prince Roy via Wikipedia BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 545, July 30, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The North Korean imbroglio has been affecting Sino-American relations for months. Washington and Beijing […]

Chinese Intelligence Officials Sought The Help Of Sydney Crime As The Middle Man In Smuggling Weapons To Islamic Militants In Iran & Lebanon

EXCLUSIVE: The Sydney crime figure, Chinese intelligence and the terrorists The Sydney Morning Herald Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker July 30 2017 http://www.smh.com.au/national/investigations/the-sydney-crime-figure-chinese-intelligence-and-the-terrorists-20170728-gxl1z9.html Chinese intelligence officials sought the help of a Sydney crime figure as the middle man in an operation to smuggle weapons to Islamic militants in Iran and Lebanon. US counter-terrorist and organised crime […]

North Korea’s 2nd ICBM Test Augurs A New Normal

Excerpts: So what exactly does that mean?   From the West’s point of view, it portends more and scarier missile and nuclear tests, each one more powerful than the last; a dogged determination by the North to ignore, as it has for decades, financial sanctions and other outside pressure, including a slightly more forceful clampdown […]

John Kelly, Trump’s New Chief Of Staff, ‘Won’t Suffer Idiots And Fools’

John Kelly, Trump’s New Chief Of Staff, ‘Won’t Suffer Idiots And Fools’ By Andrew Degrandpre, www.washingtonpost.com View Original July 29th, 2017 Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly listens to Mexico’s Interior Minister Miguel Angel Osorio Chong speak on July 7, 2017 in Mexico City. Photo by: Reuters Twelve days after Donald Trump’s election victory, the president-elect asked John Kelly to […]

China Criticizes CIA Director Comments

China Criticizes CIA Director Comments Foreign Ministry denounces Pompeo for calling Beijing a greater long-term threat than Russia Share Tweet Email Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang / Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertz July 28, 2017 5:00 am China on Thursday accused CIA Director Mike Pompeo of disparaging China in remarks describing Beijing as the most […]

Scientists Spot A New Asteroid The Size Of A Passenger Plane (But Not Until 3 Days AFTER It Passed Within 76K Miles Of Earth); We Have Plotted The Trajectory Of 95 Percent Of The 980 Potential Planet-Killing Asteroids — But, That Still Leaves About 50/60 Unplotted & Thousands Of Others That Could Wipe Out An Entire City Or Metropolitan Area

Scientists Spot A New Asteroid The Size Of A Passenger Plane (But Not Until 3 Days AFTER It Passed Within 76K Miles Of Earth); We Have Plotted The Trajectory Of 95 Percent Of The 980 Potential Planet-Killing Asteroids — But, That Still Leaves About 50/60 Unplotted & Thousands Of Others That Could Wipe Out An […]

Statement By Pentagon Spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis On North Korea ICBM launch

Statement By Pentagon Spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis On North Korea ICBM launch 07/28/2017 12:34 PM CDT IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-279-17 July 28, 2017 Statement by Pentagon spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis on North Korea ICBM launch The U.S. Department of Defense detected and tracked a single North Korea missile launch today at about 10:41 a.m. EDT. […]

‘Dr. Evil’ Tosses Another One’: Latest Missile Test Indicates Pyongyang Could Likely Reach Wash D.C. With A Nuke

Range: 1,000 Km Apogee: 3,700 Km Flight Time: 47 Minutes – Launched From: Mupyong-Ni, Chagang Province   ———————————————————————————————————– http://thediplomat.com/2017/07/north-korea-just-tested-a-missile-that-could-likely-reach-washington-dc-with-a-nuclear-weapon/ North Korea Just Tested a Missile That Could Likely Reach Washington DC With a Nuclear Weapon Even with early data, North Korea’s July 28 missile launch answers questions about the capability of its ICBMS.   By Ankit Panda July 29, […]

This Will Be An Interesting Day In U.S. Stock Market — As We Enter The Dog Days Of August

This Will Be An Interesting Day In U.S. Stock Market — As We Enter The Dog Days Of August https://fortunascorner.com      Amazon’s second quarter 2017 profit fell 77 percent, after increased investment spending on new warehouses, data centers, Alexa, and employees; the Senate voted down a skeleton version of Obamacare in the wee hours […]