Monthly Archives: August 2019

Russia’s Mystery Nuclear Explosion Occurred During Missile Recovery at Sea

      Support The Moscow Times! Contribute today News Opinion Business Meanwhile Arts and Life Podcasts Videos Russia’s Mystery Nuclear Explosion Occurred During Missile Recovery at Sea — Reports 9 hours ago           Youtube The mysterious explosion in northern Russia that caused a spike in radiation levels happened during a […]

Strangelove Redux: U.S. Experts Propose Having AI Control Nuclear Weapons

https://thebulletin.org/2019/08/strangelove-redux-us-experts-propose-having-ai-control-nuclear-weapons/ Strangelove redux: US experts propose having AI control nuclear weapons By Matt Field, August 30, 2019 Hypersonic missiles, stealthy cruise missiles, and weaponized artificial intelligence have so reduced the amount of time that decision makers in the United States would theoretically have to respond to a nuclear attack that, two military experts say, it’s […]

Department Of Defense Establishes U.S. Space Command

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Department of Defense Establishes U.S. Space Command AUG. 29, 2019 At the direction of the President of the United States, Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper established U.S. Space Command as the eleventh Unified Combatant Command. READ MORE NEWSROOM PRODUCTS               OUR STORY   KNOW YOUR MILITARY

The Man Who Couldn’t Take It Anymore (Gen. James Mattis)

Excerpt:  Here is where I am compelled to note that I did not learn any of these details from Mattis himself. Nor did I learn them from his new book, Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead, which he wrote with the former Marine officer Bing West. The book is an instructive and entertaining leadership manual […]

How The Pentagon Is Tackling Deepfakes As A National Security Problem

Excerpts: One part of the solution will be making an effort to convince adversaries to stop engaging in these misinformation campaigns, said Bob Work, former deputy secretary of defense and co-chair of the National Security Commission on AI. “This is a really big problem for the United States,” said Work. “Democracies are especially vulnerable to […]

Billionaire Entrepreneur Elon Musk Claims That Humans Will Be ‘Far, Far Surpassed In Every Single Way’ By Computer; And, Says That Moment Will Come Much Sooner Than We Think/Expect

Billionaire Entrepreneur Elon Musk Claims That Humans Will Be ‘Far, Far Surpassed In Every Single Way’ By Computer; And, Says That Moment Will Come Much Sooner Than We Think/Expect   https://fortunascorner.com      Tim Collins posted an August 29, 2019 article in the DailyMail.com with the title above. Billionaire entrepreneur and founder of Tesla and SpaceX, Elon […]

Why The World Should Be Watching The Diplomatic Crisis Between Japan And South Korea

  Excerpts: But, despite all the acrimony, geopolitics dictates that South Korea and Japan patch up their differences facing an expansionist China and sabre-rattling North Korea The man who may inadvertently help to facilitate this is Donald Trump. The US president’s threats to pull troops out of the two countries, his view that security and […]

The Hermit King: The Dangerous Game Of Kim Jong Un

David Maxwell Comment:  “I have pre-ordered my copy at Amazon (here” https://www.amazon.com/Hermit-King-Dangerous-Game-Jong/dp/1250202825) . Amazon reviews are below the Publisher’s Weekly Review   David Maxwell Comment:  “I believe this will make an important contribution to out understanding the leader of the mafia like crime family cult that rules he Guerrilla Dynasty and Gulag State.”   Dr. Chung Min […]

American Cyber Command Hamstrung Iran’s Paramilitary Force

MIT Technology Review August 28, 2019 American Cyber Command hamstrung Iran’s paramilitary force American officials say that a US cyberattack against Iran that was launched earlier this summer has had a lingering impact on the Iranian military’s ability to target oil tankers in the Persian Gulf, according to a new report in the New York Times. Iranians […]

Why Greenland Is Really About China

Why Greenland is really about China The Hill · by Nadia Schadlow, opinion contributor · August 28, 2019 President Trump raised eyebrows and set off a few alarms when he recently expressed interest in purchasing Greenland. But the real story underlying this interest is that China has long understood the relationship between commercial infrastructure projects and global power, and […]