Category CIA

Kim Jong Un Has Moved To Kangdong, U.S. Authorities Say

David Maxwell Comment:  “This highlighted excerpt seems like it came out of William Arkin’s book Code Words. Note also the second excerpt and Kim’s likely paranoia.  He must be afraid of US targeting capabilities.  He should know we do have the capability to locate and target him if we choose to.  If we can locate […]

Sabotage And Subversion: The Secret Operations Of The SOE

Sabotage And Subversion: The Secret Operations Of The SOE · by James Wharton 18th May 2020 at 3:55pm Kidnapping German Generals, blowing up factories and infiltrating the water supply of a laundrette with itching powder … three real examples of the top-secret war time operations of the SOE, or to give it its full name, the […]

Special Operations Forces’ Adviser Warns ISIS May Exploit Pandemic: ‘Maybe We’re Not Paying Enough Attention’

Special operations forces’ adviser warns ISIS may exploit pandemic: ‘Maybe we’re not paying enough attention’ · by Matt London | Fox News Video ISIS could exploit coronavirus pandemic to carry out terror attacks, EU officials warns Former Green Beret Lt. Col. Scott Mann, writer of ‘Last Out’ airing on Fox Nation, reacts. Get all the latest […]

New Malware Ramsay, Can Steal Data From Air-Gapped Computers

New Malware Ramsay, Can Steal Data From Air-Gapped Computers      Sudais Asif posted a May 14. 2020 article to the cyber security and technology website,, with the title above. For the better part of two decades, government and corporate entities, and others — have ‘protected’ their most precious digital information on stand-alone, air-gapped […]

Bizarre Location Of Kim Jong-un’s Boat Fuels Mystery He Has Gone MISSING Again

David Maxwell Comment:  “I think we are going to have to have an international calendar on the internet that tracks the date of Kim last sighting.  I am gratified that more people are paying attention to Kim’s status and what is happening in north Korea I think it may lead to a new cottage industry […]

As China Hoarded Medical Supplies, The CIA Believes It Tried To Stop The WHO From Sounding Alarm On The Pandemic

As China hoarded medical supplies, the CIA believes it tried to stop the WHO from sounding alarm on the pandemic Newsweek · by Naveed Jamali · May 12, 2020 The CIA believes China tried to prevent the World Health Organization from sounding the alarm on the coronavirus outbreak in January—a time when Beijing was stockpiling medical supplies from […]

North Korea Presumed To Have Replaced Chief Of Military Intelligence Bureau

David Maxwell Comment:  “Grain. Of. Salt. Obviously it bears watching but we have been wrong before.   But if this excerpt below is accurate it is significant.  Kim has been in power for nearly 9 years and he is still consolidating power.  Recall that his father had 20 years to consolidate power (1974 when he was […]

How Cuba’s Spies Keep Winning; They’ve Infiltrated Another Attempt To Unseat Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro

How Cuba’s Spies Keep Winning They’ve infiltrated another attempt to unseat Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro. By Mary Anastasia O’Grady May 10, 2020 3:40 pm ET The failed landing on a rugged stretch of Venezuelan coastline last week by a band of mercenaries hoping to unseat Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro is another tragedy for the beleaguered […]

Ian Bremmer On: “What Happens Next with North Korea Now That Kim Jong-un’s Back”

What Happens Next with North Korea Now That Kim Jong-un’s Back BY IAN BREMMER  MAY 8, 2020 5:43 PM EDT Bremmer is a foreign affairs columnist and editor-at-large at TIME. He is the president of Eurasia Group, a political-risk consultancy, and GZERO Media, a company dedicated to providing intelligent and engaging coverage of international affairs. He teaches applied […]

Potential Significant Indicator: North Korean Military Begins Investigation Into The Fifth Corps

David Maxwell Comment:  “I do not recall any investigations on this scale since the Sixth Corps back in about 1996 when it was investigated for a coup threat.  It was disbanded and stricken from the military history.  And after the Fifth the other three frontline corps will be investigated.  This is potentially very significant if […]