Category China

Aerial Photos’ Point To New Chinese Signals Hub’In The Heart Of The South China Sea

http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2133678/aerial-photos-point-new-chinese-signals-hub-heart-south Aerial photos ‘point to new Chinese signals hub’ in the heart of the South China Sea Washington-based think tank says flurry of activity on Fiery Cross Reef suggests the artificial island is becoming a communications centre for Beijing to put its stamp on the area PUBLISHED : Saturday, 17 February, 2018, 9:33pm UPDATED : […]

The Threat To Air-Gapped/Stand-Alone Computers/Networks Is Getting Worse

Mind The Gap:  This Researcher Steals Data With Noise, Light, And Magnets www.fortunascorner.com      The title above is from an article by Andy Greenberg that was posted on the February 7, 2018 edition of the technology and security website, WIRED.com.  Anyone who is familiar with my blog is well aware that cyber thieves and other digital […]

North Korea Is Not An Intelligence Failure – Modern War Institute

Excerpts: Dr. Mark Lowenthal, a former assistant director of the Central Intelligence Agency, suggests that true intelligence failure is when the intelligence community does not adequately explain to the public its roles and limitations. So as members of the intelligence community, we thought it appropriate to consider the question of intelligence failure and the North […]

Defeating Digital Discombobulation: Options In Countering Online Disinformation Campaigns

Excerpts: The common wisdom is that communities must do their own counter-messaging to ensure better relevance and credibility. However, an offshoot of the volume problem remains: competition for attention is tough. One possible solution which has shown some success is marrying online with offline efforts as seen in guerrilla marketing as seen with NGO, EXIT-Germany’s […]

Russia By Cyber, North Korea By Nuke: A New Batch Of Grim Warnings From U.S. Intel

Russia by Cyber, North Korea by Nuke: A New Batch of Grim Warnings from US Intel thecipherbrief.com · by | The Cipher Brief Staff · February 14, 2018 Questioning on Russian election interference and how the Trump White House handles staff clearances dominated the worldwide threat hearing Tuesday, as the Senate intelligence committee grilled leaders of the FBI, […]

North Korean Defector Destroys Narrative On Kim Jong Un’s Sister After Media’s Stunning Coverage

​ North Korean Defector Destroys Narrative on Kim Jong Un’s Sister After Media’s Stunning Coverage By Latest, ijr.com View Original February 12th, 2018 The media has given Kim Jong Un’s sister, Kim Yo Jong, plenty of press coverage at the Olympics, even comparing her to Ivanka Trump. Headlines have been written, saying, “Kim Jong Un’s sister is stealing the […]

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 […]

North Korea Vows To Step Up Nuclear Posture Against U.S.

http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/northkorea/2018/02/10/0401000000AEN20180210003200315.html N. Korea vows to step up nuclear posture against U.S. 2018/02/10 15:31 Article View Option SEOUL, Feb. 10 (Yonhap) — North Korea said Saturday that it will further reinforce its nuclear deterrence against the United States in response to Washington’s renewed nuclear commitment to its allies. Pyongyang’s Asia-Pacific Peace Committee, a state agency in […]

U.S. POTUS Trump’s Plan For 5G Network Is Misguided And Counterproductive

As one of my followers put it, “Beijing does not like the direction of U.S. policy.   http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/2132807/us-president-donald-trumps-plan-5g-network-misguided-and?utm_source=emarsys&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20180210&utm_campaign=scmp_today&aid=190131336&sc_src=email_2150831&sc_llid=11764&sc_lid=149055083&sc_uid=vg2B67MeDE&utm_source=emarsys&utm_medium=email US President Donald Trump’s plan for 5G network is misguided and counterproductive The US tech sector is famous for being competitive and for its free flow of ideas and talent, free of government interference. The president’s plan […]

A ‘Bloody Nose’ Strike on North Korea Is Certainly Risky. Is It Crazy?

The comment in blue is by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, fortunascorner.com David Maxwell Comment:  “People will not like to read Steve’s conclusion but I am pretty sure that is the thinking of the Administration.  Read why here on my blog – see point […]