Category Britain

Russia’s Provocations In The Sea of Azov: What Should Be Done?

November 26, 2018 Russia’s Provocations In The Sea of Azov: What Should Be Done? By Stephen Blank Seized Ukrainian ships, small armoured artillery ships and a tug boat, are seen anchored in a port of Kerch, Crimea November 26, 2018. REUTERS/Pavel RebrovOn November 25 Russian vessels blocked Ukrainian ones from entering the Sea of Azov, […]

“James Bond And His Accessories: Book Review Of “Equipping James Bond: Guns, Gadgets, And Technological Enthusiasm”

“James Bond And His Accessories: Book Review Of “Equipping James Bond: Guns, Gadgets, And Technological Enthusiasm” http://www.frotunascorner.com      John Greenya, a Washington writer and critic; and, the author of “Gorsuch: The Judge Who Speaks For Himself,” 2018 by Simon and Schuster, reviewed Andre Millard’s new book, “Equipping James Bond: Guns, Gadgets, And Technological Enthusiasm,” just published by Johns […]

“In The Hurricane’s Eye,” New Book By Nathaniel Philbrick On George Washington’s Desire To Set A Trap For The British — Just Not At Yorktown

“In The Hurricane’s Eye,” New Book By Nathaniel Philbrick On George Washington’s Desire To Set A Trap For The British — Just Not At Yorktown http://www.fortunascorner.com      Ever since I read Mr. Philbrick’s, “The Mayflower: A Story Of Community, Courage, And War,” (2006) I have been a hug fan.  The Mayflower was a finalist for the […]

U.S. Spycraft And Stealthy Diplomacy Expose Russian Subversion In A Key Balkans Vote

Excerpts: U.S. Spycraft And Stealthy Diplomacy Expose Russian Subversion In A Key Balkans Vote By Eric Schmitt, Helene Cooper, www.nytimes.com View Original October 9th, 2018 WASHINGTON — For years, Ivan Savvidis has been the Kremlin’s man in Greece. A Greek-Russian billionaire, a former member of the Russian Duma and the owner of a professional Greek soccer team, Mr. […]

Skripal Suspect Boshirov Identified as GRU Colonel Anatoliy Chepiga

Skripal Suspect Boshirov Identified as GRU Colonel Anatoliy Chepiga September 26, 2018 By Bellingcat Investigation Team Translations: Русский Bellingcat and its investigative partner The Insider – Russia have established conclusively the identity of one of the suspects in the poisoning of Sergey and Yulia Skripal, and in the homicide of British citizen Dawn Sturgess.  Part 1 and Part 2 of […]

Captain Cook’s HMS Endeavor Is Believed To Have Finally Been Found, Off Rhode Island Coast, 250 Years After Historic Voyage/Discovery Of Australia; What Is Likely Left Of One Of The Most Famous Of All Naval Ships

Captain Cook’s HMS Endeavor Is Believed To Have Finally Been Found, Off Rhode Island Coast, 250 Years After Historic Voyage/Discovery Of Australia; What Is Likely Left Of One Of The Most Famous Of All Naval Ships http://www.fortunascorner.com     Numerous media outlets are reporting that Captain Cook’s famous HMS Endeavor is believed to have finally been found, 250 […]

Looking Back At Spycraft Over Times New And Ancient; Book Review Of “A Secret World: A History Of Intelligence,” By Christopher Andrew

Looking Back At Spycraft Over Times New And Ancient; Book Review Of “A Secret World: A History Of Intelligence,” By Christopher Andrewhttp://www.fortunascorner.com     Joseph C. Goulden has a book review of, “A Secret World: A History Of Intelligence,” by Christopher Andrew, just published by Yale University Press. Mr. Goulden writes frequently on intelligence issues/matters, and according to his Wikipedia biography, was […]

Britain Launches 250M Sterling Cyber-Force To Wage War On Terrortists

Britain launches £250m cyber‑force to wage war on terrorists Lucy Fisher, Defence Correspondent September 21 2018, 10:00pm, The Times GCHQ will set up a new cyber-force base because its headquarters in Cheltenham is at capacity ALAMY An offensive cyber-force to combat hostile states, terrorist groups and domestic gangs will be set up by the Ministry of Defence and […]

“Inside The Mind Of A Double Agent”: Book Review Of Ben Macintyre’s Latest – “The Spy And The Traitor”

“Inside The Mind Of A Double Agent”: Book Review Of Ben Macintyre’s Latest – “The Spy And The Traitor” http://www.fortunascorner.com     Ben Macintyre is one of my favorite authors; and, he is especially steeped in the genre of spying and counterintelligence during World War II. One of his previous book’s,“The Man Who Never Was,” was a […]

British Intelligence Chiefs Thought Former Labour Leader Michael Foot Was ‘A Paid Soviet Informant’

British intelligence chiefs thought former Labour leader Michael Foot was ‘a paid Soviet informant’ ·          ·        Double-agent Oleg Gordievsky alleged Foot was linked to Soviet intelligence  ·        Accusations first published 23 years ago saw Foot sue The Times for libel  ·        MI6 had discussions about constitutional implications of Labour won election  By FIONN HARGREAVES FOR THE DAILY MAIL PUBLISHED: 20:59 […]