Monthly Archives: July 2018

‘A License To Kill:’ Poison Toothpaste, Prisoners Hypnotized To Kill: How Mossad, Israel’s Secret Service Has Become The World Leader In Assassinations; And, The Future Of Targeted Killing: Small, Exquisite, Up-Close……And Personal

‘A License To Kill:’ Poison Toothpaste, Prisoners Hypnotized To Kill: How Mossad, Israel’s Secret Service Has Become The World Leader In Assassinations; And, The Future Of Targeted Killing: Small, Exquisite, Up-Close……And Personal   http://www.fortunascorner.com       Domnic Sandbrook posted an article, July 27, 2018, to the website DailyMail, providing some excerpts from Ronen Bergman’s new book, “Rise And Kill […]

Lessons Of Covert Action In Tibet (1950-1972)

Excerpts: The CIA’s efforts in Tibet were successful because the objectives of the covert action campaign were reasonably limited and achievable with the resources available. While the Tibetans themselves may have nursed illusions of eventually driving all Chinese occupiers from their homeland, it is clear from the available records that the CIA and the political […]

Oversight Of Army’s 3 Europe-Based Brigades Shifts To A One-Star General

Oversight of Army’s 3 Europe-based brigades shifts to a one-star general By John Vandiver, www.stripes.com View Original July 30th, 2018 Maj. Michael Centola, executive officer of the 4-319 Field Artillery Regiment, part of the 173rd Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), pulls his parachute towards his pack during a live-fire artillery exercise at Grafenwoehr, Germany, Friday, May 18, 2018. […]

U.S. Spy Agencies: North Korea Is Working On New Missiles

The comment and thoughts below are by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, fortunascorner.com David Maxwell Comment:  “Just to follow-up with another thought.  Many of us have thought for some time that what Kim Jong-un wants is to be recognized as a nuclear power. (and […]

Google’s Anti-Pentagon Decision Will Kill More People

Google’s Anti-Pentagon Decision Will Kill More People Precision bombing in war saves the lives of soldiers and civilians. A U.S. Army B-29 Superfortress bomber plane, with its bomb bay doors open, is seen mid-flight on July 25, 1944 during World War II. PHOTO: ASSOCIATED PRESS 245 COMMENTS By Andy Kessler Updated July 29, 2018 4:31 p.m. ET Earlier […]

Targeting The Future Of The DoD’s Controversial Project Maven Initiative

Targeting the future of the DoD’s controversial Project Maven initiative c4isrnet.com · by Kelsey Atherton · July 27, 2018 Bob Work, in his last months as deputy secretary of defense, wanted everything in place so that the Pentagon could share in the sweeping advances in data processing already enjoyed by the thriving tech sector. A memo dated April […]

Moral Lessons From The Crucible Of The Sea: USS Indianapolis Survivors

Opinion | Moral Lessons From the Crucible of the Sea The New York Times · by Doug Stanton · July 27, 2018 TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Each summer, as Lake Michigan finally begins to warm, I think of the men of the World War II cruiser Indianapolis and the worst disaster at sea in United States naval history. […]

The Darker Shade Of Gray: A New War Unlike Any Other

David Maxwell Comment:  “The money quote from Nate is in the second paragraph here.  We should heed his words (and read the entire Q&A Essay):”     The next wave of unconventional warlike aggression against the United States and its allies is well-underway. Elite U.S. leadership has been warned about the strategic hazards of effective […]

From A Space Station In Argentina, China Expands Its Reach In Latin America

From a Space Station in Argentina, China Expands Its Reach in Latin America By Ernesto Londoño, www.nytimes.com View Original July 28th, 2018 The Chinese space station, including a 16-story-tall parabolic antenna, in a remote area of Argentina’s Patagonia region.Photo by: Mauricio Lima for The New York Times QUINTUCO, Argentina — The giant antenna rises from the desert […]

China’s Strategic Ambitions Seen In The Hambantota Port In Sri Lanka

https://www.orfonline.org/research/chinas-strategic-ambitions-seen-in-the-hambantota-port-in-sri-lanka/ COMMENTARIES JUL 27 2018 China’s strategic ambitions seen in the Hambantota port in Sri Lanka ABHIJIT SINGH New Delhi’s Indian Ocean woes aren’t confined to Sri Lanka. Across the Indian Ocean’s littorals, the Chinese navy has been preparing to establish a stronger security presence. On Pakistan’s Makran coast, the PLAN has deployed regularly, including […]