Monthly Archives: January 2018

Pakistan And China Sign 5 Accords & 1 MOU Strengthening Collab Between Gwadar & Chinese Port Cities

http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/six-accords-of-cooperation-signed-between-gwadar-chinas-ports/ Six accords of cooperation signed between Gwadar, China’s Ports in Port News 30/01/2018 Pakistan and China on Monday inked five Agreements and a Memorandum of Understanding for strengthening collaboration between Gwadar and the Chinese port cities. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi witnessed the ceremony, as representatives of Pakistan and China inked the documents, following […]

Russian Spy Chiefs Met In Washington With CIA Director To Discuss Counterterrorism

Russian spy chiefs met in Washington with CIA director to discuss counterterrorism By Shane Harris, www.washingtonpost.com View Original January 31st, 2018 CIA Director Mike Pompeo met with Russian intelligence officials last week. Current and former U.S. intelligence officials said they couldn’t recall so many heads of Russia’s espionage and security apparatus coming to Washington at once and […]

Trump Expected To Tap Top Army Cyber Warfare Chief To Lead NSA

Trump expected to tap Army cyber warfare chief to lead NSA By Martin Matishak, www.politico.com View Original January 30th, 2018 President Donald Trump’s administration recently decided to elevate Cyber Command, placing it on par with long-standing military units like Central Command, which orchestrates the country’s campaign to eradicate ISIS. | Evan Vucci/AP Photo President Donald Trump is […]

My Father Fought The CIA’s Secret War In Laos

The comments highlighted in blue below are by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, fortunascorner.com David Maxwell:  Joe Celeski (retired SF Colonel, former Commander of 3d SFG) is writing what I believe will be the definitive history on the employment of US Special Forces in […]

China Needs More Nuclear Warheads To Deter U.S. Threat, Military Says

http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2131261/china-needs-more-nuclear-warheads-deter-us-threat China needs more nuclear warheads to deter US threat, military says Commentary says the existing stockpile is big enough to prevent ‘bullying’ but should be expanded as Washington changes strategy PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 30 January, 2018, 9:34pm UPDATED : Tuesday, 30 January, 2018, 11:27pm 64  Minnie Chan DIPLOMACY & DEFENCE China enlists top scientists […]

Reorganization Of Russian Intelligence Services

https://newtimes.ru/articles/detail/142207 (Machine Translation) # SILOVIKI ORGAN TRANSPLANTS, OR RETURN OF THE MGB 01/25/2018 | Ilya Rozhdestvensky – especially for The New Times What is waiting for the law enforcement agencies and special services after March 18? The New Timesfound out which options for reform are being discussed in the highest echelons of power   Complex of FSB […]

U.S. Can Destroy ‘Most’ Of North Korea’s Nuclear Missile Infrastructure, Top General Says

Excerpts: Selva declined to rule out the possibility of a preemptive strike on North Korea’s weapons facilities but suggested that preemption is not generally how the U.S. has approached nuclear-armed adversaries. “We don’t do preemption,” Selva said. “Our method of warfare: If they launch one, then game on. But preemption is not something we do […]

Hawaii Worker Who Sent False Missile Alert Thought It Was Real

Hawaii worker who sent false missile alert thought it was real By Tali Arbel, www.stripes.com View Original January 30th, 2018 Toby Clairmont, the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency’s executive officer, shows new informational materials in Honolulu on July 21, 2017. A Hawaii employee who mistakenly sent an alert warning of an incoming ballistic missile earlier this month thought […]

Is The U.S. About To Be Kicked Out Of Its Japan Base For The First Time Since The End Of World War Two?

Is the U.S. About To Be Kicked Out Of Its Japan Base For the First Time Since The End of World War Two? By Callum Paton, www.newsweek.com View Original Elections on the Japanese island of Okinawa could mean the U.S. Marines will have to dismantle a key strategic base built at the end of World War Two. The mayor […]

Strava CEO Responds After The Company’s Heat Map May Have Compromised Secret U.S. Military Bases Around The World

Strava CEO responds after the company’s heat map may have compromised secret US military bases around the world By Alex Lockie, www.businessinsider.com View Original January 30th, 2018 The Pentagon goes dark somehow. Strava Heat Map Strava CEO James Quarles released a statement following the publication of a fitness tracker heat map that may have exposed US military bases […]