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How A US Raid On An Afghan Village Went Wrong

David Maxwell Comment:  Another long read about the heroism of Americans despite mistakes made. How A US Raid On An Afghan Village Went Wrong By Dan Vergano, www.buzzfeed.com View Original October 17th, 2017 The Chinook helicopters lifted off, and Richard Hunter’s mind was at ease. It was Nov. 2, 2016, and he was strapped into one of two […]

Russia May Send More Iskander Missiles To Kaliningrad

https://www.rferl.org/a/russia-reported-may-send-iskander-missiles-kanliningrad-us-armored-divisions-poland/28790998.html?ltflags=mailer Russia May Send More Iskander Missiles To Kaliningrad Last Updated: October 13, 2017 10:27 GMT ·        RFE/RL A Russian tactical missile Iskander-M fired during the Zapad-2017 military exercises last month Russia may send more of its most advanced missiles to its Kaliningrad region in response to U.S. military deployments on NATO’s eastern flank, a prominent […]

The Confession Of The Commander Of China’s Aircraft Carrier Liaoning [[

http://www.eastpendulum.com/la-confession-du-commandant-de-porte-avions-liaoning [Machine translation from the French] The confession of the commander of aircraft carrier Liaoning [[ BY HENRI KENHMANN  14 OCTOBER 2017 · · · “I am waiting for you on board our aircraft carrier …”, it is with this simple sentence that Rear Admiral LIU Zhe (刘 喆), commander of aircraft carrier Liaoning , closed a television broadcast aired in […]

Russian Nuclear Firm Under FBI Investigation Was Allowed To Purchase U.S. Uranium Supply

Russian nuclear firm under FBI investigation was allowed to purchase U.S. uranium supply By Sara A. Carter 0 19 Minutes Ago Fifteen months before the 13 members of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, known as CFIUS, approved the sale of the Canadian company Uranium One to Russia’s nuclear arm giant Rosatom, the […]

Fateful Failure: The Lost Opportunity To Terminate The Kim Il Sung Dynasty

The comments highlighted in blue below are by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, fortunascorner.com   David Maxwell’s comment:  I am currently reading the author, Robert Kim’s new book (Project Eagle: The American Christians of North Korea in World War II).    He has also […]

U.S. Commandos Want This Technology for Special Forces Raids

U.S. Commandos Want This Technology for Special Forces Raids By Michael Peck, nationalinterest.org View Original October 14th, 2017 For Dungeons & Dragons roleplayers, part of the fun of make-believe adventure is searching for hidden chambers where the monsters keep their treasure. For that matter, it’s a familiar theme in horror movies to have villains and vampires pop […]

The Monster Nuclear Submarine The U.S. Sent To South Korea Looks Like It May Be Packed With Navy SEALs

The monster nuclear submarine the US sent to South Korea looks like it may be packed with Navy SEALs Business Insider · by Alex Lockie · October 16, 2017 The Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan docked at South Korea’s Busan Naval Base as part of a routine port visit.Petty Officer 2nd Class Jermaine Ralliford / Business InsiderThe US […]

Las Vegas: America’s Mumbai – Modern War Institute

America’s Mumbai – Modern War Institute mwi.usma.edu · by John Spencer · October 17, 2017 It will take months, possibly years, to fully understand how the senseless attack in Las Vegas will change American society. Hotels are considering metal detectors, X-ray screening of guest luggage, and mandatory room checks. Some are even questioning whether open-air concerts and festivals should be organized anymore. We […]

The Book Mattis Reads To Be Prepared For War With North Korea

The Book Mattis Reads To Be Prepared For War With North Korea www.politico.com View Original October 15th, 2017 Last Monday, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, a retired Marine Corps general with a legendary appetite for military history, ticked off a list of book recommendations to a crowd of U.S. Army leaders and supporters—titles that might help […]

The Secret Of Churchill’s Darkest Hour: An American General In London

The Secret Of Churchill’s Darkest Hour: An American General In London By Clive Irving, www.thedailybeast.com View Original October 14th, 2017 LONDON—In the 19 months between Winston Churchill becoming prime minister and Pearl Harbor, fascism came as close as it ever would to world domination. We are being newly awakened—in a timely way—to those months of peril not […]