Monthly Archives: April 2020

DIA Experiment Shows Artificial Intelligence Can Outperform Human Analysts In A Key Area: But, A Clever, Sick-And-Twisted Adversary, Denial & Deception Still Trumps AI

DIA Experiment Shows Artificial Intelligence Can Outperform Human Analysts In A Key Area; But, A Clever, Sick-And-Twisted Adversary, Denial & Deception Still Trumps AI   http://www.fortunascorner.com      Patrick Tucker’s posted an April 29, 2020 article, “Artificial Intelligence Outperforms Human Analysts In A Key Area,” to the national security and technology website, DefenseOne.com      […]

The U.K. Bought 250 (Defective) Ventilators From China. Doctors Warn They Could Kill

The U.K. bought 250 ventilators from China. Doctors warn they could kill. Alexander Smith and Eric Baculinao and Leou Chen,   NBC News•April 30, 2020 https://news.yahoo.com/u-k-bought-250-ventilators-083044209.html LONDON — Senior British doctors have warned that 250 ventilators the United Kingdom bought from China risk causing “significant patient harm, including death,” if they are used in hospitals, according to a […]

U.S. Intelligence Does Not Believe That COVID-19 Was Manmade, Nor Genetically Altered; Still Investigating Whether Outbreak Was Due To Infection From Animals/Bats, Or A Lab Accident In Wuhan

U.S. Intelligence Does Not Believe That COVID-19 Was Manmade, Nor Genetically Altered; Still Investigating Whether Outbreak Was Due To Infection From Animals/Bats, Or A Lab Accident In Wuhan   http://www.fortunasorner.com      The U.S. Intelligence Community (IC) has for the first time, publicly stated that it does not believe that COVID-19 is a manmade virus, […]

China Says It ‘Expelled’ U.S. Navy Vessel From South China Sea

China says it ‘expelled’ U.S. Navy vessel from South China Sea           “The provocative actions of the United States seriously violated relevant international law norms,” a spokesman for China’s military said.   https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/china-says-it-expelled-u-s-navy-vessel-south-china-n1196261   April 30, 2020, 8:25 AM EDT     By Adela Suliman China’s military has said it “expelled” a U.S. navy vessel from the […]

Who Would Succeed Kim Jong Un In North Korea? Look To Mount Paektu

David Maxwell: “A useful graphic for everyone to use that may not come through in the body of the article due to formatting issues so I am pasting here. Otherwise please go to the link below to view it.” Who Would Succeed Kim Jong Un in North Korea? Look to Mount Paektu Jong, sister and […]

Former Head Of U.S. Marines In Pacific: What Would Happen If Kim Jong-un Died Suddenly?

Excerpt: What might change for the better is the unofficial North Korean market economy, growing with expanding North Korean cell phone usage. Technically illegal, it operates with the tacit permission of the state for one reason – profit. The core supporters benefit. As with many other things that appear upside down in North Korea, a […]

Seven Questions To Ask About What Happens In North Korea If Kim Jong-Un Dies

David Maxwell Comment:  “The bottom line is the most important organization in north Korea is the Organization and Guidance Department (OGD).  Although mentioned below I do not think that point is made strongly enough in this piece.” Seven Questions to Ask About What Happens in North Korea If Kim Jong-Un Dies A lot of speculation […]

Chinese Might Try To Seize Korean Peninsula If Kim’s Dead

David Maxwell’s comment is below. I would just submit 2 reasons: 1) Direct access to the Sea of Japan — thus significantly expanding China’s strategic reach and influence in the Pacific; and, 2) control of North Korea’s nuclear weapons. RCP, fortunascorner.com David Maxwell Comment:  “To what end?  What is their strategic aim for seizing the […]

China’s New ‘Rule Of Law’ In Hong Kong Sets Stage For New Protests

David Maxwell: “China does not have or use the rule of law.  It is the rule BY law for the Chinese Communist Party.” China’s new ‘rule of law’ in Hong Kong sets stage for new protests Los Angeles Times · by Alice Su · April 29, 2020 The novel coronavirus ground the world to a halt, and restive […]

Is China Waging Warfare Against The U.S.?

The 24 page White Paper can be downloaded here: https://www.smawins.com/download/3641/   Excerpts:   China’s leadership also saw strategic opportunity to advance their 2049 vision for global economic supremacy. China’s notion of warfighting is rooted in its Three Warfares concept, inspired by the teachings of Sun Tzu, and by its notions of unrestricted warfare. These notions emphasize […]