Category China

Kim Jong-un Disciplines North Korea’s Top Military Organization

The comments highlighted in blue below are by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell & his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP David Maxwell comments:  “A potentially significant development. At a conference last week I heard one of the smartest Korea hands I know describe Vice Marshal Hwang Pyong-so as the closest to being […]

Capitalism Is Already Breaking Down North Korea’s Government — And, It Could Be The End Of Kim Jong-Un

The comments highlighted in blue below are by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell & his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, fortunascorner.com David Maxwell’s Comments:  “I would not get my hopes up and those who wish for collapse should consider what will happen if no one prepares for the possibility.   But […]

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Is Teaching Children How To Kill Americans

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un is Teaching Children How to Kill Americans By Lauren Gill, www.newsweek.com View Original North Korea is using video games to teach kids how to assassinate Americans at a propaganda camp where activities include swimming, making new friends, and laying flowers at the feet of former supreme leaders. In between learning songs about North Korean […]

What The Parasites In A Defector’s Stomach Tells Us About North Korea

The comment highlighted in blue below are by/from Col (Ret.) David Maxwell; and, his contact inf is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, fortunascorner.com David Maxwell’s Comment:  That Kim Jong-un is a despotic totalitarian dictator who leads a mafia like crime family cult that has no concern for the Korean people living in the […]

Ian Bremmer Argues That We Are At The End Of The Global Free Market — As The Rise Of China Dominates Recent Asean Summit

Ian Bremmer Argues That We Are At The End Of The Global Free Market — As The Rise Of China Dominates Recent Asean Summit http://www.fortunascorner.com      Ian Bremmer, the President and Founder of the EURASIA Group, a leading global political risk research and consulting firm, spoke to a luncheon in Boston, Mass., on November 14, […]

Technology And The Future Of War

David Maxwell’s Comment:  A warning we must heed (It may come down to M4 rifles, 45 cal pistols, paper maps, and compasses): If the Chinese would be unwilling to attack the US satellite system by exploding a nuclear weapon in space, they have already proven to have other means at their disposal: namely, antisatellite missiles […]

An Expert On Warfare Examines Centuries Of Evolving Mayhem

Excerpts: Freedman is eclectically curious not merely about the predictions of generals, spooks and nuclear strategists, but also novelists, from Arthur Conan Doyle — who in 1914 wrote a prescient potboiler about German submarines sinking British civilian ships — to a chilling 1958 novel of nuclear annihilation that became the basis for Stanley Kubrick’s film […]

Will Kim Jong Un Be Assassinated? A Bookmaker Is Taking Bets On How The North Korean Leader Will Be Removed From Power

David Maxwell Writes:  Read this to gauge the chances:  http://www.icks.org/data/ijks/1482467975_add_file_7.pdf Will Kim Jong Un Be Assassinated? A Bookmaker Is Taking Bets on How the North Korean Leader Will be Removed From Power By Tom Porter, www.newsweek.com View Original An Irish bookmaker is offering odds on how North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will be removed from office. At 1-10, the favorite […]

Intelligence Community ‘Cyber Malpractice:’ U.S. Flagged Russian Cyber Security Firm Kapersky Lab As A Potential Threat As Early As 2004; But, Issued No Guidance/Warnings

   As one of my readers noted: “The Kaspersky case is a poster child for USG cyber malpractice. The IC knew that Kaspersky Lab was an instrument of the Russian intelligence apparatus nearly a dozen years ago but would not advise USG agencues as well as private sector firms of the risk. How many other […]

China Expands Its Influence At Djibouti’s Ports

https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/china-expands-its-influence-at-djiboutis-ports China Expands its Influence at Djibouti’s Ports File image By MarEx 2017-11-16 19:41:00 On Monday, Chinese energy consortium POLY-GCL Petroleum Group signed an MoU to invest$4 billion in a natural gas pipeline, an LNG plant and a loading terminal at Damerjog, Djibouti.The preliminary agreement will be finalized within six months and the groundbreaking should be sometime next year, energy minister […]