Category Covert OIperations

Silent Attack – Weaponizing Sound:  How A ‘Silent’ Sonic Weapon Might Work — And Cause Hearing Loss Without Any Of The People Involved Noticing A Painful, Audible Sound

Silent Attack – Weaponizing Sound:  How A ‘Silent’ Sonic Weapon Might Work — And Cause Hearing Loss Without Any Of The People Involved Noticing A Painful, Audible Sound   http://www.fortunascorner.com        Tia Chose, who writes for the website, Live Science.com, had an article posted on the August 14, 2017 edition/website  Seeker.com, explaining how U.S. diplomats in […]

Regime Change In North Korea: Be Careful What You Wish For

The comments highlighted in blue below are by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell.  His contact info is at the bottom of this email, RCP.  www.fortunascorner.com David Maxwell:  Yes people should be careful what they wish for.  But some of the scenarios laid out below could very well happen on their own without outside support or influence.  […]

Follow-Up To: This Long-Forgotten Unit Was The Predecessor To Delta Force

The following comments below were received by someone who was there at the creation of the Blue Light/Delta programs and they are relevant; and correct some of the ‘facts’ noted in the previous article/book.  RCP David Maxwell:  I received the following response from COL Keith Nightingale who was there at the beginning.  You cannot get […]

Not So Isolated: North Korea’s Elite Uses Gmail, Facebook And iTunes

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 David Maxwell:  I have to believe that our intelligence community and PSYOP personnel are exploiting this to support an information and influence activities campaign to target the regime elite.  There […]

How To Take Down Kim Jong Un

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:  Mr Malinowski seems to have a lot in common with our Big 5 and the requirement for a sophisticated information and influence activities campaign.  http://maxoki161.blogspot.com/2016/08/information-and-influence-campaign-in.html  and here: http://georgetownsecuritystudiesreview.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/An-Information-Based-Strategy-to-Reduce-North-Koreas-Increasing-Threat.pdf I […]

U.S. Special Operations Commander Says LEAKS To New York Times Are The Reason Islamic State Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Escaped U.S. Forces And Is Likely Still Alive

U.S. Special Operations Commander Says LEAKS To New York Times Are The Reason Islamic State Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Escaped U.S. Forces And Is Likely Still Alive http://www.fortunascorner.com      General Raymond ‘Tony’ Thomas, Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), told an audience at the Aspen Security Forum last week, that Islamic State leader Abu […]

Moscow’s Cyber-Defense How The Russian Government Plans To Protect The Country From The Coming Cyber War

Very long, but interesting read.  Definitely worth the time.  RCP, fortunascoirner.com Excerpt: “This is just the demo version of a future large-scale cyberwar,” concludes Group-IB’s report on WannaCry. “It’s become clear how vulnerable the modern world is to digital weapons from the arsenals of intelligence agencies and cyber-armies, when they fall into other hands. Unfortunately, […]

CIA Dir. Hints U.S. Is Looking Into Fostering Regime Change In North Korea

The CIA Director Just Dropped Some Heavy Hints That The U.S. Is Looking Into Regime Change In North Korea By Alex Lockie, www.businessinsider.com View Original July 21st, 2017 Pompeo talks tough on North Korea. Joe Raedle/Getty Images CIA Director Mike Pompeo dropped heavy hints at the Aspen Security Forum Thursday that the US was looking into regime […]

How Did Taliban Fighters Get Their Hands On U.S. Special-Operations Gear?

How Did Taliban Fighters Get Their Hands On U.S. Special-Operations Gear? By Twitter, www.businessinsider.com View Original July 18th, 2017 A screenshot from the “Omari Army 5″ propaganda video appears to show a Taliban fighter wielding an FN SCAR rifle. Screenshot/Al Emarah Studio Taliban fighters are packing new American-made heat — at least, according to their propaganda videos. […]

Staying Secret in The Age Of Social Media

Staying Secret in The Age Of Social Media thecipherbrief.com · July 19, 2017 July 19, 2017 | Mark Kelton Mark Kelton Former Deputy Director for Counterintelligence, CIA National Clandestine Service Intelligence officers must often use a false identity – a legend or cover. How has social media and digital technology changed how they create and preserve these cover […]