Category Arctic

Oliver Stone’s Fawning, 18 hr. Interview With Vladimir Putin

Moscow Times June 21, 2017 Putin, Depersonalized: What Does Oliver Stone’s Film Reveal About Russia’s Leader? In “Putin Interview”, the ordinary and casual moments are the most compelling By Mikhail Fishman American filmmaker Oliver Stone has faced intense criticism since the release of his 4-hour “Putin Interviews” earlier this month. Critics have assailed Stone for […]

U.S. Fighter Jets Shoot Down Syrian SU-22 Fighter/Bomber Over Syria — Shortly After Syrian Government Fighter Jet Bombed U.S.-Backed Syrian Rebels In Northern Syria

U.S. Fighter Jets Shoot Down Syrian SU-22 Fighter/Bomber Over Syria — Shortly After Syrian Government Fighter Jet Bombed U.S.-Backed Syrian Rebels In Northern Syria https://fortunascorner.com      Details are still coming in; but, I will not have time to do additional updates on this — this evening.  The Pentagon has confirmed that U.S. F/A-18 fighter […]

The War Algorithm: The Pentagon’s Bet On The Future Of War

The War Algorithm: The Pentagon’s Bet On The Future Of War By Colin Clark, breakingdefense.com View Original May 31st, 2017 Thinking about robots and war often brings to mind HAL, the apparently well-meaning but ultimately destructive computer in 2001, or the metallic creatures of death in the Terminator series.Today, however, the Pentagon wants to push the concept in a different […]

Russia Builds Up Nuclear Weapons Presence In The Arctic

Comment By Dr. Mark Schneider:  Very interesting analysis using Google Earth photography. It provides additional evidence that Russian forces can’t fit into New START. Russia rearms strategic forces: Satellite Images Show Expansion Of Nuclear Weapons Sites On Kola By Thomas Nilsen AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to Facebook373Share to TwitterShare to PrintShare to SkypeShare to More97 […]

Russian Bombers Fly Near Alaska; Air Force Scrambles Jets

Is this in-part about Russia’s Arctic presence and power move, as they showed pictures on Daily Mail Online of the newly opened bases there?  And, POTUS Obana’s failure to raise any objection or comment regarding what Moscow was doing there?  Another success for ‘strategic patience,’  NOT!  RCP Russian Bombers Fly Near Alaska; Air Force Scrambles […]

Russia Feared To Have ‘Detonated NUKE In Arctic’ As U.S. Hunter Plane Sweeps Over Britain

Russia Feared To Have ‘Detonated NUKE In Arctic’ As U.S. Hunter Plane Sweeps Over Britain Holloway, Henry. Daily Star (Online) [London (UK)] 21 Feb 2017. Highlighting: Off | Single | Multi Abstract (summary) Translate Abstract Vladimir Putin might have ‘tested a nuclear weapon’ in the Arctic Fears of a potential Russian nuclear test come as […]

What Are U.S. Strategic Bombers Doing Snooping Around Russia’s Arctic Borders?

What Are U.S. Strategic Bombers Doing Snooping Around Russia’s Arctic Borders? © Flickr/ manhhai Russia 16:56 12.08.2016 (updated 16:57 12.08.2016) Get short URL 44127263 In early August, US Strategic Command confirmed that several USAF B-52 bombers had performed long-range drills over the North Pole and Alaska into the North Sea, from where they skimmed along […]

The Secret Soviet Plan To Build Nuke Bases On Desolate Islands Near The USA

The Secret Soviet Plan To Build Nuke Bases On Desolate Islands Near The USA © Sputnik/ Yuryi Abramochkin Military & Intelligence 18:25 22.07.2016(updated 22:35 22.07.2016) Get short URL 08467500 Russian military journalist Vitaly Karyukov recalls the Soviet Union’s fantastical Cold War plans to create a series of missile bases on artificial islands off the coast […]

Spratly Islands Are Chinese Territory And Construction In Disputed Waters Will Continue Admiral Wu Shengli Tells Visiting U.S. Naval Chief; PLA Navy ‘Ready’ To Counter Aggression In South China Sea

Spratly Islands Are Chinese Territory And Construction In Disputed Waters Will Continue Admiral Wu Shengli Tells Visiting U.S. Naval Chief;    PLA Navy ‘Ready’ To Counter Aggression In South China Sea   www.fortunascorner.com        Catherine Wong has an article in the July 19, 2016 edition of the South China Morning Post, which underscores […]

In Putin’s Shadow

In Putin’s Shadow Review: Robert D. Kaplan, ‘In Europe’s Shadow: Two Cold Wars and a Thirty-Year Journey Through Romania and Beyond’ Share Tweet Email Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Romania / AP BY: Aaron MacLean February 19, 2016 5:01 am Ever heard of the Republic of Gagauzia? I hadn’t, as I’m guessing is the case […]