Category Arctic

Ghost Particle’s Birthplace Found – From A Black Hole……To Antarctica; What’s The BIG Deal?

Ghost Particle’s Birthplace Found – From A Black Hole……To Antarctica; What’s The BIG Deal?     http://www.fortunascorner.com      In an incredible display of scientific ingenuity and likely some luck, astronomers last week announced the discovery of cosmic particles called neutrinos, “the most abundant, energetic, and least-understood particles in the universe,” wrote Robert Lee Hotz, […]

The China Problem: North Korea Is Just Part Of The Challenge Confronting Trump And The United States

The China Problem Column: North Korea is just a part of the challenge confronting Trump and the United States Share Tweet Email Getty Images BY: Matthew Continetti May 25, 2018 4:59 am “I think I understand why that happened,” President Trump said Thursday, reflecting on a change in North Korean behavior that prompted him to cancel […]

Russian Nuclear Bombers Intercepted Near Alaska F-22s Shadow Two Bear H bombers Over Aleutian Islands

Russian Nuclear Bombers Intercepted Near Alaska F-22s shadow two Bear H bombers over Aleutian Islands S Russian Tupolev Tu-95 turboprop-powered strategic bombers / Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz May 11, 2018 7:40 pm Russian nuclear forces dispatch two strategic bombers into the air defense zone near Alaska on Friday and the aircraft were intercepted by American F-22 […]

The Opportunities Of Cyber In Arctic Warfare

The opportunities of cyber in arctic warfare By Jan Kallberg, www.fifthdomain.com View Original April 26th, 2018 The change from a focus on counter-insurgency to near-peer and peer-conflicts has also introduced the likelihood, if there is a conflict, for a fight in colder and frigid conditions. The weather conditions in Korea and Eastern Europe are harsh during winter […]

The Case For Extreme Worry

In places that include China and Russia, chief rival powers to the U.S., technology is “empowering top-down authoritarianism as liberal democracy weakens.” The case for extreme worry Axios · by Mike Allen To White House insiders, this is the most dangerous phase of Donald Trump’s presidency so far, from the brewing trade war with China that he denies is a […]

The United States Is Preparing For The Wrong War

Excerpts.   There’s nothing wrong with rebuilding the United States’ conventional combat capacity. By all means, buy more fighter aircraft and navy ships. Spend more time training with artillery and tanks. Those weapons are needed to maintain deterrence and keep the peace. But don’t imagine that all this firepower will keep us safe. The United […]

China To Build More Naval Bases To Augment The Maritime Part Of Their Belt-And-Road Strategy

More support bases to be built to assist PLA Navy: analyst By Yang Sheng Global Times 2018/2/12 http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1089427.shtml It is reasonable and necessary for China to strengthen its maritime power as it is becoming stronger, Chinese experts said after People’s Daily published three articles on a whole page to emphasize the importance of building China […]

China Infrastructure Push Reaches Arctic, Leaving Out U.S.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-28/china-infrastructure-push-reaches-arctic-further-isolating-u-s China Infrastructure Push Reaches Arctic, Leaving Out U.S. By Ting Shi January 28, 2018, 4:00 PM EST Updated on January 28, 2018, 11:01 PM EST ·         Xi adds Arctic, Latin America to Belt and Road Initiative ·         Latest expansion leaves out only Canada, Japan and U.S. The sun never sets on China’s trade and infrastructure ambitions. With the addition […]

The Reviews Are In: Here’s What Experts Are Saying About Jim Mattis’ New Strategy

The reviews are in: Here’s what experts are saying about Jim Mattis’ new strategy Washington Examiner · by Politics · January 19, 2018 Defense Secretary Jim Mattis released the new National Defense Strategy on Friday, a mostly classified document with a public portion that moves away from anti-terrorism as the top mission and focuses on peer competitors Russia and China. […]

36 Black Swans, Gray Swans, And Pink Flamingoes To Watch In 2018

36 Black Swans, Gray Swans, and Pink Flamingoes to Watch in 2018 mwi.usma.edu View Original December 28th, 2017 While driving along the shore of Lake Wanaka on New Zealand’s South Island in September 2011, I saw them for the first time. Black Swans. My wife and I pulled over, jumped out, and spent a half […]