Monthly Archives: September 2018

Censored In China

Censored In China By Profiles, jamiemetzl.comView OriginalSeptember 28th, 2018 In spite of the restrictions on free speech in China, I’ve always had very positive experiences at academic conferences. Although Chinese academics are not always free to speak their minds, I’ve repeatedly experienced surprising levels of candor from Chinese counterparts and have always been given the opportunity to […]

‘On Desperate Ground’ Book Review: Victory in Retreat; The Hubris Of MacArthur Main Cause Of Casualties At Chosin Reservoir

Excerpts: ‘On Desperate Ground’ Review: Victory in Retreat The hubris of MacArthur, rather than the fighting, was the main cause of casualties at the Chosin Reservoir https://www.wsj.com/articles/on-desperate-ground-review-victory-in-retreat-1538085683? By Mark YostSept. 27, 2018 6:01 p.m. ET In a somber ceremony at Honolulu’s Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in early August, the remains of 55 U.S. troops who fought […]

How Dirty Money Disappears Into the Black Hole Of Cryptocurrency

Excerpts: How Dirty Money Disappears Into the Black Hole of Cryptocurrency Journal investigation documents suspicious trades through venture capital-backed ShapeShift https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-dirty-money-disappears-into-the-black-hole-of-cryptocurrency-1538149743 6 COMMENTSBy Justin Scheck and Shane ShifflettSept. 28, 2018 11:49 a.m. ET A North Korean agent, a stolen-credit-card peddler and the mastermind of an $80 million Ponzi scheme had a common problem. They needed to launder their dirty […]

Port Of San Diego Hit By Cyber Attack

David Maxwell Comment:  “North Korea strikes again?  Cyber enabled economic warfare.  Our north Korea report is due out soon.  See the Foundation for Defense of Democracies’ Cyber Enable economic Warfare Project at this link: http://www.defenddemocracy.org/project/cyber-enabled-economic-warfare/On a related note in the new National Cyber Strategy of the United States (HERE) there are two concepts that we need to […]

‘Security Experts Discover The ‘Most Sophisticated Botnet Ever Seen,’ – Targeting The Internet Of Things

‘Security Experts Discover The ‘Most Sophisticated Botnet Ever Seen,’ – Targeting The Internet Of Things http://www.fortunascorner.com      I have warned for the past two years at least, that the Internet Of Things (IoT) has quickly become the Internet Of Threats.  And, reports of a nasty, sophisticated new botnet, should be another wake-up call to those who are networking […]

NASA Ramping Up Search For Life Outside Our Solar System; Agency To Develop New Projects To Hunt For ‘Technosignatures’ Alien Life: Space Agency Hopes Giant Signatures And Even Pollution Will Reveal Extraterrestrial Activity

NASA Ramping Up Search For Life Outside Our Solar System; Agency To Develop New Projects To Hunt For ‘Technosignatures’ Alien Life: Space Agency Hopes Giant Signatures And Even Pollution Will Reveal Extraterrestrial Activity http://www.fortunascorner.com      Cheyenne Macdonald, posted a September 25, 2018 article to the DailyMail.com, noting that “NASA hosted a workshop in Houston this week to […]

What Erik Prince And Moscow’s Money Man Discussed In That Infamous Seychelles Meeting

Excerpts: Revealed: What Erik Prince and Moscow’s Money Man Discussed in That Infamous Seychelles Meeting By Betsy Woodruff, Erin Banco, www.thedailybeast.comView OriginalSeptember 26th, 2018 Joint U.S.-Russian raids to kill top terrorists. Teamwork between an American government agency and a sanctioned Russian fund. Moscow pouring money into the Midwest. These are just a few of the ideas the head […]

Once More, Unto The Breach: What Makes Supreme Commanders Successful – Modern War Institute

Excerpts: Once More, Unto The Breach: What Makes Supreme Commanders Successful – Modern War Institute mwi.usma.edu · by ML Cavanaugh · September 27, 2018Send email Mail “Once more, unto the breach,” wrote Shakespeare, a fitting sentiment for an essay aimed at continuing a conversation that has unfolded over several articles, one of which has already alluded to Henry V. A few weeks […]

HASC Chairman Statement On Defense Appropriations

For Immediate Release:September 26, 2018Contact:HASC Communications (202) 225-2539THORNBERRY ON DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONSWASHINGTON, DC – Today, Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX), of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement on the Defense Appropriations package:“This is a big deal. For the first time in a decade, Congress has managed to fund our military in full and on time. […]

North Korean Ship-To-Ship Transfers Must Stop “Immediately”: Trump

https://www.nknews.org/2018/09/north-korean-ship-to-ship-transfers-must-stop-immediately-trump/?c=1538042988353&utm_source=drip&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2018-09-27+DAILY+UPDATE North Korean ship-to-ship transfers must stop “immediately”: Trump Peace depends on sanctions enforcement, U.S. President tells Security Council Hamish Macdonald  September 26th, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump in New York on Wednesday told the UN Security Council (UNSC) that sanctions against North Korea will stay in place until it denuclearizes and that prohibited ship-to-ship […]