Category Africa

Chaos And Order In A Changing World 

Chaos And Order In A Changing World by Dr Henry Kissinger capx.co · August 2, 2017 Lady Thatcher was one of the most significant leaders of our period. Decisive, effervescent, courageous, loyal, she was dedicated to shaping the future rather than following the recommendations of focus groups. I first met her in the early 1970s, when […]

The Trump Vision For America Abroad; By NSC Adviser LTG. H.R. McMaster

Conclusion: America First is rooted in confidence that our values are worth defending and promoting. This is a time of great challenge for our friends and allies around the globe — but it is also a moment of extraordinary opportunity. The American delegation returned from the trip with tremendous optimism about the future and what […]

Hannibal:  Rome;’s Hated Enemy; New Book On The Lion Of Carthage By Patrick Hunt; Author Explores What Drove Hannibal’s Lifelong Crusade Against Rome

Hannibal:  Rome;’s Hated Enemy; New Book On The Lion Of Carthage By Patrick Hunt; Author Explores What Drove Hannibal’s Lifelong Crusade Against Rome   http://www.fortunascorner.com        American author Patrick Hunt has just written a new book on the Lion of Carthage, Hannibal Barca, a Carthaginian General, and one of the greatest battlefield commanders […]

Barron’s Annual Mid-Year Round-Table/Outlook For Stocks, Bonds, For 2nd Half Of 2017

Barron’s Annual Mid-Year Round-Table/Outlook For Stocks, Bonds, Precious Metals, Commodities, Etc. For 2nd Half Of 2017 https://fortunascorner.com      This past weekend, Barron’s had a feature article, reviewing its annual discussion with the titans of Wall Street on how they see the investment landscape for the remainder of this year; and, where they themselves…are putting […]

The Return of Marco Polo’s World And The U.S. Military Response

Very looooong essay/article.  But, if you have the time and inclination, it is rich and interesting, with much to think about.  RCP Dave Maxwell:   Below is the text of Robert Kaplan’s long essay.  The original with graphics, photos, and citations can be read at this link:  http://stories.cnas.org/the-return-of-marco-polos-world-and-the-u-s-military-response. We should read, ponder, and discuss this […]

What Happens When You Lift Sanctions On Iran? South Africa Eyes Missile System Sale To Iran

This is what happens when you lift sanctions against Iran.  RCP https://www.tasnimnews.com/en/news/2017/03/19/1360946/south-africa-eyes-missile-system-sale-to-iran-report  South Africa Eyes Missile System Sale to Iran: Report News ID: 1360946 Service: Defense  March, 19, 2017 – 14:58 TEHRAN (Tasnim) – South Africa is seeking to sell surface-to-air missile system to the Islamic Republic of Iran, a report said. According to the report […]

Bill Gates: Bioterrorism Could Kill More Than Nuclear War — But No One Is Ready To Deal With It

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2017/02/18/bill-gates-bioterrorism-could-kill-more-than-nuclear-war-but-no-one-is-ready-to-deal-with-it/?hpid=hp_hp-more-top-stories_bioterror316pm%3Ahomepage%2Fstory&utm_term=.63310f3483d5 Bill Gates: Bioterrorism Could Kill More Than Nuclear War — But No One Is Ready To Deal With It By Avi Selk  February 18 at 1:42 PM   Bill Gates warns world leaders of bioterrorism threat Embed  Share  Play Video0:46 Speaking at the Munich Security Conference on Feb.18, Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates said the […]

China Leverages Base In Djibouti For Extending Its Reach In Africa

http://m.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2060971/all-aboard-africas-heartland-train-built-china?utm_source=edm&utm_medium=edm&utm_content=20170111&utm_campaign=scmp_today All aboard for Africa’s heartland – on a train built in China Inaugural journey on 750km line from Djibouti and the Suez Canal to landlocked Ethiopian capital LAURA ZHOU IN DJIBOUTI LAURA.ZHOU@SCMP.COM PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 10 January, 2017, 11:38pm UPDATED : Wednesday, 11 January, 2017, 9:50am Passengers rush to make the train’s first departure […]

Germany Has 7,000 Terror Suspects At Large & Is Finding It ‘Almost Impossible’ To Monitor Them, Former U.K. Intelligence Chief Says; Historian Max Hastings Warns By-Product Of Mass Migration May Lead To Continent-Wide War

  https://fortunascorner.com        It’s Christmas Eve, I apologize.  I hope to write something  uplifting and aspirational in the next few days.  I wish there was better news on the terrorism front; but, the greatest migration and diaspora since WWII is unfolding across Europe, and is also reaching America’s shores, as militant jihadism seeks […]

The U.S. Pivot To Nowhere

Offiziere.ch Security Policy – Armed Forces – Media http://www.offiziere.ch/?p=29981 The U.S. Pivot To Nowhere   Posted on October 21, 2016   by Patrick Truffer. He graduated from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Affairs and completes a Master of Arts program in International Relations at the Freie Universität Berlin. In […]