Monthly Archives: April 2019

Mattis Ignored Orders From Trump, White House On North Korea, Iran

Excerpts: In 2017, following a series of North Korean ballistic-missile tests, Trump ordered the Pentagon to begin removing the spouses and children of military personnel from South Korea, where the U.S. military has a base. An administration official told the magazine that “Mattis just ignored” the order.   In another instance in the fall 2017, […]

Bolton Claims U.S. Signed Document To Pay North Korea For Otto Warmbier’s Care But Never Actually Followed Through With $2 Million Payment

David Maxwell Comment:  “If I were in Ambassador Yun’s shoes I would have signed the document and done what is necessary to get Otto home.   But we should also know that the regime exploits one of our paradoxical cultural strengths and weaknesses – we will bring home our fellow Americans regardless of the cost […]

ISIS Coward Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Seen On Video For First Time Since 2014; Vows To Avenge His Defeated Militants; ISIS Leader’s Hideout Reportedly Prepared Over A Year In Advance – In Case Caliphate Was Defeated 

ISIS Coward Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Seen On Video For First Time Since 2014; Vows To Avenge His Defeated Militants; ISIS Leader’s Hideout Reportedly Prepared Over A Year In Advance – In Case Caliphate Was Defeated    https://fortunascorner.com      ISIS coward, rapist, and perpetrator of crimes against humanity, with a $25M bounty on his head […]

Wild Bill: The True Story Of The American Frontier’s First Gunfighter; New Book On The Old West Legend Reviewed By Paul Davis

Wild Bill: The True Story Of The American Frontier’s First Gunfighter; New Book On The Old West Legend Reviewed By Paul Davis   https://fortunascorner.com        Tom Clavin’s new book, with the title above, was reviewed in the April 26, 2019 edition of the Washington Times, by Paul Davis.  Mr. Clavin is an award-winning author and […]

Can Humankind Avoid The Fate Of The Dinosaurs? What If We Discover A Potential Planet-Killing Asteroid On A Collision Course With Earth? NASA And A Team Of International Scientists Will Seek Answers This Week About What We Might Do About It

Can Humankind Avoid The Fate Of The Dinosaurs? What If We Discover A Potential Planet-Killing Asteroid On A Collision Course With Earth? NASA And A Team Of International Scientists Will Seek Answers This Week About What We Might Do About It   www.fortunascorner.com        Tim Collins and Joe Pinkstone posted an April 26, […]

Pictures From Paris

These certainly appear authentic; but, I cannot absolutely verify that they are. RCP   ”    

What Putin Said to Kim

David Maxwell Comment:  “This is a reprint from the Kremlin’s web site. The title is of course misleading.  This is the Q&A.   I would like to know what they said int he 3 and 1/2 hour meeting.   The last third of this is on Ukraine.   Here are the comments on some of the […]

The Spycraft Revolution: Changes In Technology, Politics & Business Are All Transforming Espionage

Excerpts: The balance of power in the spy world is shifting; closed societies now have the edge over open ones. It has become harder for Western countries to spy on places such as China, Iran, and Russia and easier for those countries’ intelligence services to spy on the rest of the world. Technical prowess is also […]

Asia Is The New Ground Zero For Islamist Terror | The Strategist

Excerpt: If left unaddressed, this scourge could become the defining crisis of the century for Asian countries. To prevent that outcome, the fount of jihadist extremism—Wahhabi fanaticism—must be cut off. As the late Singaporean leader Lee Kuan Yew said, preventing terrorist attacks requires that we eliminate the ‘queen bees’ (the preachers of hatred and violence) […]

Afghanistan’s Hired Guns

  Afghanistan’s Hired Guns The number of private contractors in America’s longest war jumped at an unprecedented rate in the last three months. By Paul D. Shinkman Senior National Security WriterApril 26, 2019, at 5:00 a.m. https://www.usnews.com/news/national-news/articles/2019-04-26/us-employs-unprecedented-number-of-security-contractors-in-afghanistan?utm_source=RC%20Defense%20Morning%20Recon&utm_campaign=ff604a4296-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_04_25_10_48&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_694f73a8dc-ff604a4296-81835773 U.S. marines talk to contractors at a guard station at Camp Shorab in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, on Sept. 11, 2017.(ANDREW RENNEISEN/GETTY IMAGES) […]