Author Archives: RC Porter

Cover Lifted, A CIA Spy Offers His Take On Trump And Russia

Excerpt: “To me,” Hoffman says, “it pointed to a discoverable influence operation rather than some effort to establish a clandestine channel for collusion.”   Both in NPR’s interview and in an op-ed for The New York Times, Hoffman argues the meeting was meant to be discovered. That Putin deliberately left a trail of bread crumbs […]

Why Giving Ukraine Lethal Weapons Would Be A Massive Mistake

     Not surprising the liberal Wash Post would take this position.   And most importantly, this article is notable for what it doesn’t say — an inconvenient truth that is hugely important — yet completely overlooked by this paper.  In 1997, then POTUS Bill Clinton and his Secretary of Defense, Bill Perry, were on […]

North Korea Has Successfully Miniaturized A Nuclear Weapon — Potential Game-Changer

The comments highlighted in blue below are by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page. One also has to assume that North Korea has, or will share their technology and techniques for miniaturization with Iran.  V/R, RCP, fortunascorner.com David Maxwell:  This is the potential game changer we […]

From Life After Death, To Robot Criminals:  Artificial Intelligence Expert Reveals His 10 Terrifying Predictions For How Society May Change/Look Like In 2050  — But, There Are Other Alternatives & More Fascinating Potential Outcomes — As Futurist Ray Kurzweil Envisions

From Life After Death, To Robot Criminals:  Artificial Intelligence Expert Reveals His 10 Terrifying Predictions For How Society May Change/Look Like In 2050  — But, There Are Other Alternatives & More Fascinating Potential Outcomes — As Futurist Ray Kurzweil Envisions   www.fortunascorner.com         What does the future hold?  It is a question we […]

U.S. Special Forces On The Ground In Lebanon

 Wonder if ISIS leader is hiding out in the Bekaa Valley?  RCP, fortunascorner.com   U.S. Special Forces On The Ground In Lebanon – Report By Times Of Israel, www.timesofisrael.com View Original August 6th, 2017 Hezbollah fighters stand on their army vehicle at the site where clashes erupted between Hezbollah and al-Qaida-linked fighters in Wadi al-Kheil or al-Kheil […]

Russia In Libya: War Or Peace?

http://www.ecfr.eu/article/commentary_russia_in_libya_war_or_peace_7223?utm_source=World+Affairs+Newsletter&utm_campaign=5f44eda61b-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_08_02&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f83b38c5c7-5f44eda61b-294664345 RUSSIA IN LIBYA:  WAR OR PEACE? Mattia Toaldo, 02 August 2017 Europe must use its diplomatic leverage to ensure that increased Russian involvement does not come at the cost of further destabilisation on Europe’s southern border. Libya is increasingly a target for Russia’s growing ambitions to influence the Middle East and North Africa, but, […]

Beijing Sends Warning With Second Naval Drill In Yellow Sea

http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/2105483/beijing-sends-warning-second-naval-drill-yellow-sea?utm_source=edm&utm_medium=edm&utm_content=20170805&utm_campaign=longread Beijing Sends Warning With Second Naval Drill In Yellow Sea Analysts say four-day exercise off Korean peninsula is message of deterrence for Pyongyang and show of force aimed at US and Japan PUBLISHED : Friday, 04 August, 2017, 11:23pm UPDATED : Saturday, 05 August, 2017, 2:38am China will stage a second naval drill off […]

This Mysterious Military Spy Plane Has Been Flying Circles Over Seattle For Days

  http://amp.timeinc.net/thedrive/the-war-zone/13154/this-mysterious-military-spy-plane-has-been-flying-circles-over-seattle-for-days?source=dam This Mysterious Military Spy Plane Has Been Flying Circles Over Seattle For Days Russell Hill- Sabian404 at Flickr Nobody seems to know who specifically the aircraft belongs to or what it’s up to, but based on its configuration, its capabilities are pretty clear. TYLER ROGOWAY AND JOSEPH TREVITHICK AUG 3, 2017 2:28 PM […]

Why Leaking Transcripts Of POTUS Trump’s Calls Is So Dangerous

Why Leaking Transcripts Of Trump’s Calls Is So Dangerous When the president’s opponents violate norms to undermine him, they do lasting damage to American security. BY DAVID FRUMTHE ATLANTICREAD BIO By Read, www.defenseone.com View Original August 4th, 2017 AP / Evan Vucci AA Font size + Print President Donald Trump talks with new Irish Prime Minister Leo […]

Putin’s Response To Sanctions? Cut U.S. Off From Space? Here’s How Russia Might Respond To New U.S. Sanctions

My own two cents is you do not play this card here…in this circumstance.  This is an option when the stakes are higher and mean more.  RCP www.rt.com August 3, 2017 Cut the Americans off from space? Here’s how Russia might respond to new US sanctions By Bryan MacDonald Bryan MacDonald is an Irish journalist, […]