Author Archives: Fortuna's Corner

No, Kim Jong-Un’s Sister Won’t Take Over If He Dies

David Maxwell Comment:  “An opposing view. He argues that Choe Ryong-hae rather Kim Yo-jong would be the “regent” for a KJU heir. But the system requires one man (or woman) rule.  It cannot operate by a junta or coalition government. I suppose a regent could work but there has to be single decision maker.” No, […]

North Korea’s Interesting Defense Moves

Excerpts: When inspecting the “test firing of a tactical ballistic missile” on March 21, Kim stated that “the new weapons system and the tactical and strategic weapons system under development” is a “most trustworthy war deterrent.” These comments are worth noting. In the past, North Korea claimed that it had secured an American deterrent with […]

China Sent Team Including Medical Experts To Advise On North Korea’s Kim

Exclusive: China sent team including medical experts to advise on North Korea’s Kim – sources af.reuters.com · by 5 Min Read BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) – China has dispatched a team to North Korea including medical experts to advise on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according to three people familiar with the situation. FILE PHOTO: North Korean leader […]

Behind The Secret Plan For A North Korea Collapse

David Maxwell Comment/Observations “Sigh… One of the things I learned at SAMS is that the only people who read the plans are those who wrote the plans.  And the only people that know the plans are those who wrote the plans.  Everyone else has a power point understanding of the plan.  I can tell you […]

Navy Recommends Reinstating CAPT Crozier As Cmdr. Of USS Roosevelt

Numerous media outlets are reporting that the U.S. Navy has recommended to the Secretary of Defense Mark Esper that CAPT Crozier be reinstated as Commander of the USS Roosevelt. As of this note, there has been no decision by Secretary Esper. My earlier criticism of CAPT Crozier was misplaced, as I have to go with […]

Is H. R. McMaster The New Mr. X?

Excerpts: McMaster identifies three prongs of Chinese strategy: “co-option, coercion, and concealment.” It involves what McMaster calls “an unprecedented surveillance state,” a citizenry deluged with Party propaganda, and a harsh crackdown on internal dissent, including in Hong Kong. … There was a time, McMaster writes, when U.S. policymakers believed that China’s liberalizing economic policies, which […]

Fresh Reports Claim North Korean Leader Kim Jong-Un Has Been Evacuated From Pyongyang To A Coastal City; Reportedly Due To COVID-19 Outbreak In Capital City; Former Senior North Korean Official Says Number Of North Korean COVID-19 Cases ‘Likely Exceeds Imagination’

Fresh Reports Claim North Korean Leader Kim Jong-Un Has Been Evacuated From Pyongyang To A Coastal City; Reportedly Due To COVID-19 Outbreak In Capital City; Former Senior North Korean Official Says Number Of North Korean COVID-19 Cases ‘Likely Exceeds Imagination’   https://fortunascorner.com      Fresh reporting claims that North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has been […]

Officials Probe The Threat Of A Coronavirus Bioweapon

https://www.politico.com/news/2020/04/23/coronavirus-bioweapon-threat-205192 DEFENSE Officials probe the threat of a coronavirus bioweapon Defense and intelligence officials are throwing more resources at the possibility that adversaries will deploy the virus against U.S. targets. The Defense Department, overseen by Secretary Mark Esper, has recently shifted its focus toward monitoring the possibility of bad actors weaponizing the coronavirus. | Alex […]

New Zoom Vulnerability Lets Hackers Record Any Meeting Anonymously; New Critical Malware Vulnerability Puts Millions Of Zoom Users At Risk

New Zoom Vulnerability Lets Hackers Record Any Meeting Anonymously; New Critical Malware Vulnerability Puts Millions Of Zoom Users At Risk   https://fortunascorner.com      The title above comes from an April 23, 2020 article by Waqas, posted to the cyber security and technology blog/website, HackRead.com. Readers of this blog know that I have been writing in the […]

World Renowned Russian Microbiologist Claims Scientists At Wuhan Lab “Did Absolutely Crazy Things” — Genetically Altering The Virus To Make It Infectious To Humans

World Renowned Russian Microbiologist Claims Scientists At Wuhan Lab “Did Absolutely Crazy Things” — Genetically Altering The Virus To Make It Infectious To Humans   https://fortunascorner.com      Yet another theory emerges that points the finger at China — as being responsible for the coronavirus pandemic. The lastest accusation comes from a a renowned Russia […]