Monthly Archives: December 2018

“Inside The Star Factory;” Howard Hughes Paramours Included Katherine Hepburn, Bettie Davis, And Ava Gardner, As Well As Countless Unknowns To Whom He Held Out The Promise Of Fame,” Book Review Of “Seduction,” Karina Longworth

“Inside The Star Factory;” Howard Hughes Paramours Included Katherine Hepburn, Bettie Davis, And Ava Gardner, As Well As Countless Unknowns To Whom He Held Out The Promise Of Fame,” Book Review Of “Seduction,” Karina Longworth   https://fortunascorner.com          Long ago, well before the’ #MeToo’ movement, there is no doubt that women were […]

Warfare Is No longer Limited To Air, Land And Sea — But Our Military Is

Warfare Is No longer Limited To Air, Land And Sea — But Our Military Is The Hill · by Cmdr. Terry Virts, opinion contributor · December 26, 2018 With the newly divided Congress preparing to take office, there will be a clear challenge to the president’s recent call to create a new branch of the military, the “Space […]

New Chief For Military Spy Agency

New Chief For Military Spy Agency c4isrnet.com · by Mark Pomerleau · December 26, 2018 Rear Adm. Robert Sharp will become the next director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency in February, according to a Dec. 26 news release from the organization. He will take over for Robert Cardillo, who has served as head of the agency since 2014. […]

Saudi King Salman Cleans House; Orders Sweeping Government Reshuffle — Replaces Key Security/Political Figures — In Aftermath Of Khashoggi Assassination

Saudi King Salman Cleans House; Orders Sweeping Government Reshuffle — Replaces Key Security/Political Figures — In Aftermath Of Khashoggi Assassination https://fortunascorner.com      Numerous media outlets are reporting that Saudi King Mohammed bin Salman implemented a sweeping reorganization of his inner circle and key security positions, as a result of the assassination of ‘journalist’ Jamal […]

The Ebola Outbreak In The Democratic Republic Of The Congo Is An End Of Year Nightmare

The Ebola Outbreak In The Democratic Republic Of The Congo Is An End Of Year Nightmare https://fortunascorner.com      Megan Molteni posted a December 21, 2018 article on the technology and security website, WIRED.com, with the title above. She writes that “six months after the first case of Ebola was confirmed in the Democratic of the Congo’s (DRC) conflict-torn […]

Israeli Official Confirms Aircraft Struck Iranian Targets in Syria

https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/israeli-official-confirms-aircraft-struck-iranian-targets-in-syria-1.6785843 Home   >   Israel News Israeli Official Confirms Aircraft Struck Iranian Targets in Syria The official spoke on condition of anonymity, Israeli military has yet to comment ■ Russia criticized the airstrikes, saying they had endangered civilian flights The Associated Press   Dec 27, 2018 7:05 AM FILE PHOTO: Missile fire is seen from Damascus, Syria May 10, […]

Perspective | Mattis Was A Deeply Flawed Defense Secretary

Perspective | Mattis Was A Deeply Flawed Defense Secretary The Washington Post · by Bob Wilson · December 27, 2018 Bob Wilson is a retired Army Colonel. He served on the National Security Council in the Obama and Trump administrations and commanded U.S. special operations forces in combat in Afghanistan. December 27 at 6:00 AM Jim Mattis’s resignation […]

Michael Griffin For Secretary of Defense

https://pjmedia.com/spengler/michael-griffin-for-secretary-of-defense/ SPENGLER Michael Griffin For Secretary of Defense BY DAVID P. GOLDMAN DECEMBER 23, 2018 (Jonathan Ernst/Pool Photo via AP) President Trump should promote Michael Griffin, the undersecretary of defense for research and engineering, to the top job at the Pentagon. Outgoing SecDef James Mattis is a deservedly honored soldier and an American patriot, but he was not necessarily […]

The Search For Shakleton’s Ship: Scientists On Expedition To Trillion-Tonne Iceberg Will Use Autonomous Robot Submarines To Hunt For The Famed Vessel — The Endurance

The Search For Shakleton’s Ship: Scientists On Expedition To Trillion-Tonne Iceberg Will Use Autonomous Robot Submarines To Hunt For The Famed Vessel — The Endurance https://fortunascorner.com         Chris Dyer posted a December 26, 2018 article on the website of the DailyMail.com, noting that “a team of scientists will for the first time, search for […]

Where To Treasure Hunt In Europe’s Bear Market; Gold’s Surge Expected To Extend Into 2019; Make The Most Of Your Failed Bitcoin Gamble – Sell Now

  Where To Treasure Hunt In Europe’s Bear Market; Gold’s Surge Expected To Extend Into 2019; Make The Most Of Your Failed Bitcoin Gamble – Sell Now https://fortunascorner.com     Vito Racanelli had a feature article in this past weekend’s (Dec. 24, 2018) Barron’s on how to sort through Europe’s selloff in stocks; and, some companies investors should […]