Category Covert OIperations

How An American Spy Predicted The Cold War

Some interesting history. How An American Spy Predicted The Cold War One of the first U.S. intelligence agents warned Washington about the Soviets but was never heard, explains Romania’s ambassador to the U.S.By Sintia Radu, Staff WriterNov. 15, 2018, at 4:22 p.m.https://www.usnews.com/news/best-countries/articles/2018-11-15/a-founding-father-of-the-cia-predicted-the-cold-war-according-to-new-book On Aug. 23, 1944, a young Eastern European king in his early 20s was arresting […]

Former U.S. Special Forces Were Reportedly Hired To Kill Yemen’s Leaders. Did The Government Know?

Analysis | Former U.S. Special Forces Were Reportedly Hired To Kill Yemen’s Leaders. Did The Government Know? The Washington Post · by Deborah Avant · October 19, 2018 The carcass of a car reportedly destroyed in an airstrike during clashes near the eastern entrance of the Yemeni city of Hodeida, as coalition forces seized rebel supply routes into […]

Five Changes Democrats Will Seek At Pentagon If They Win Power

Five Changes Democrats Will Seek At Pentagon If They Win Power The Hill · by Rebecca Kheel · October 1, 2018 Democrats are pledging to rein in or reverse President Trump’s defense agenda if they take back Congress in November. From seeking to ensure that transgender troops can continue to serve to blocking the administration from building low yield […]

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 […]

FBI Plans To Use Artificial Intelligence To Identify ‘Unreadable Prints’ Left By Criminals Who Have Burnt, Or Slashed Their Fingers In Bid To Evade The Law

FBI Plans To Use Artificial Intelligence To Identify ‘Unreadable Prints’ Left By Criminals Who Have Burnt, Or Slashed Their Fingers In Bid To Evade The Lawhttp://www.fortunascorner.com      We are all well aware that it is getting harder and harder to stay hidden or anonymous.  DNA shedding, body scans at airports, facial recognition software, and […]

Russia’s Favorite Mercenaries

The Wagner Group: Russia’s Favorite Mercenaries The Atlantic · by Neil Hauer · August 27, 2018 Russian soldiers in Aleppo.Omar Sanadiki / Reuters In Russia, journalism is far from the safest profession—even more so when the subject of investigation happens to be a private mercenary army engaged in multiple active conflicts abroad. On July 30, three Russian journalists […]

Covert Action, Military Operations And The DoD–CIA Debate

We need a ‘Title 30’ to reflect 21st century operations.  RCP, fortunascorner.com David Maxwell Comment:  “For one of the best treatments of the covert, clandestine and traditional military activities  discussions for lay people I recommend Chapter 7 of this reference from the Assessing Revolutionary and Insurgent Strategies (ARIS)  project. Specifically pages 120-136 at this link.  http://www.soc.mil/ARIS/ARIS_Legal_Status-BOOK.pdf  […]

The Col Jerry “Robin” Sage Story: Actor Steve McQueen Played Sage In Movie – “The Great Escape”

The Col Jerry “Robin” Sage Story The SF training exercise for all SF warriors is the premier Unconventional Warfare exercise called “Robin Sage.” Robin was the name taken from the town of Robbins, North Carolina, which was a central area of operations for the Q course exercise and “Sage” from Army Colonel Jerry Sage. Sage was […]

“Betraying al-Qaeda;’ New Book — “Nine Lives,” By A Former al-Qaeda Operative Who Defected And Worked For British Intelligence

“Betraying al-Qaeda;’ New Book — “Nine Lives,” By A Former al-Qaeda Operative Who Defected And Worked For British Intelligence http://www.fortunascorner.com      Graeme Wood, posted a July 31, 2018 article to the Wall Street Journal’s website, “Betraying al Qaeda,” which his review of Aimen Dean’s new book, “Nine Lives.” Mr. Wood notes that “three years ago, a Saudi man calling himself […]

Re-Post/Update Of Mossad Article On Targeted Assassinations

I have made changes to the below.  RCP   ‘A License To Kill:’ Poison Toothpaste, Prisoners Hypnotized To Kill: How Mossad, Israel’s Secret Service Has Become The World Leader In Assassinations; And, The Future Of Targeted Killing: Small, Exquisite, Up-Close……And Personal   http://www.fortunascorner.com       Domnic Sandbrook posted an article, July 27, 2018, to the website DailyMail, providing […]