Category Arctic

China’s Plan For The Arctic – And A Shipping Center To Rival Singapore

http://www.scmp.com/week-asia/ business/article/2046117/ chinas-plan-arctic-and- shipping-centre-rival- singapore CHINA’S PLAN FOR THE ARCTIC – AND A SHIPPING CENTRE TO RIVAL SINGAPORE Beijing may be playing it cool, but it sees its current role in the contested High North as just the tip of the iceberg BY RYAN KILPATRICK 15 NOV 2016 / UPDATED ON 16 NOV 2016 · Chinese expendition team […]

Arctic Link Reveals The Full Scope & Strategic Significance Of China’s Belt And Road Ambitions

Comment below is from one of my followers.  And, Beijing is also building an ‘unhackable’ encrypted communications in space.  RCP RC:   “The strategic significance of the Chinese One-Belt-One-Road concept is almost entirely ignored by the DoD/USG.  At the 19th CPC Congress last week, the Chinese formalized the incorporation of the Arctic region in their OBOR concept […]

SecDef Mattis At AUSA: The Threats The U.S. Military Must Be Prepared For

Secretary Mattis at AUSA: The Threats the US Military Must be Prepared For – Modern War Institute mwi.usma.edu · by Liam Collins · October 12, 2017 Secretary of Defense James Mattis kicked off the Association of the United States Army’s (AUSA) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC on Monday. The meeting is billed as the “largest landpower exposition and professional development […]

BREAKING NEWS:  U.S. Navy Patrol Boat, Thunderbolt, Fires Warning Shots At Iranian Naval Ship After It Comes Within 150 Yards After ‘Tense Encounter’ In The Persian Gulf

BREAKING NEWS:  U.S. Navy Patrol Boat, Thunderbolt, Fires Warning Shots At Iranian Naval Ship After It Comes Within 150 Yards After ‘Tense Encounter’ In The Persian Gulf   http://www.fortunascorner.com        Julian Robinson just posted an article on his publications website, DailyMailOnline.com, (July 25, 2017), about an incident earlier today in the Persian Gulf between a U.S. […]

$20B Worth Of Chinese SIGINT & SOF Sites; Plus Potential Clandestine Forward Deployed Cruise Missile Sites

https://www.ft.com/content/e00fcfd4-6883-11e7-8526-7b38dcaef614?conceptId=b2997bc8-d54f-3c4b-870f-130a4b337a51 Chinese Purchases Of Overseas Ports Top $20bn In Past Year Beijing pushes ahead with spending and new shipping routes through Arctic circle Guangzhou Nansha container port in southern China China is ramping up acquisitions of overseas ports as it expands its reach as a maritime power, doubling its investments over the past year to […]

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 […]