Category Covert OIperations

You’re On Your Own, U.S. Tells Syrian Rebels, As Assad Goes On Offensive

The comment highlighted in blue below is by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, fortunascorner.com David Maxwell’s Comment:  “It is amazing that we can still get indigenous forces to work with us as we have let down so many in the past from the Alamo […]

Who Was Moe Berg? A Spy, A Big-League Catcher And An Enigma

Who Was Moe Berg? A Spy, a Big-League Catcher and an Enigma mobile.nytimes.com · by Bruce Fretts June 21, 2018 Advertisement Moe Berg played 15 mostly unremarkable seasons as a catcher in the majors for various teams, retiring in 1939 with a mediocre career batting average of .243 and a paltry six home runs. About his only notable accomplishment […]

Review: ‘The Catcher Was A Spy’ Shares A Peculiar History Lesson

Review: ‘The Catcher Was a Spy’ Shares a Peculiar History Lesson The New York Times · by Glenn Kenny “The Catcher Was a Spy” is a character drama and an espionage thriller with a premise so peculiar that a fiction writer would be hard pressed to contrive it. As it happens, the story line is plucked from […]

David Sanger Interviewed On CNBC On His New Book:  “The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, & Fear In The Cyber Age”

David Sanger Interviewed On CNBC On His New Book:  “The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, & Fear In The Cyber Age” http://www.fortunascorner.com      New York Times journalist and author David E. Sanger was interviewed on CNBC’s Squawk Box this morning/June 19, 2019, about his new book: “The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, & Fear In The Cyber Age,” just out by Scribe […]

The American Who Says He’s Been The Target Of Five Air Strikes

The American Who Says He’s Been the Target of Five Air Strikes By Conor Friedersdorf, www.theatlantic.com View Original June 18th, 2018 He was born Darrell Lamont Phelps. He grew up in Mount Vernon, New York, moved down to the city, tried his hand at comedy, and later converted to Islam, adopting the name of Bilal Abdul Kareem. […]

Liberation Of Yemen’s Hudaydah – First Objective Of New U.S.-Backed Saudi-UAE Pact

https://www.debka.com/liberation-of-yemens-hudaydah-first-objective-of-new-us-backed-saudi-uae-pact/ Liberation of Yemen’s Hudaydah – first objective of new US-backed Saudi-UAE Pact Jun 16, 2018 @ 12:21 Diane Shalem The Saudi-Emirates’ partial capture of Hudaydah airport from the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels on Saturday, June 16, came on the third day of their offensive to capture the important Red Sea port town. This success is already strategically significant in six ways, DEBKAfile […]

Treasury Hits Russian FSB For Underwater Reconnaissance Of Internet Cables Moscow Plans To Attack Undersea Cables In Future Conflict

Treasury Hits Russian FSB for Underwater Reconnaissance of Internet Cables Moscow plans to attack undersea cables in future conflict An undersea fiber optic cable / Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz June 12, 2018 5:00 am The Treasury Department on Monday announced the imposition of economic sanctions against Russian entities engaged in targeting undersea internet cables and […]

Mossad’s Haul Of Nuclear Secrets ‘Reveals Tehran Double Dealing’

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/the-haul-of-nuclear-secrets-that-reveals-tehrans-double-dealing-rz7j732wg IRAN DEAL | ROGER BOYES Mossad’s haul of nuclear secrets ‘reveals Tehran double dealing’ Iran’s history of lies throws doubt on its 2015 accord with the West Roger Boyes, Diplomatic Editor June 4 2018, 12:01am, The Times   Binyamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, presented on TV in April what he said was evidence of […]

In Defense Of The CIA’s Moral Compass

In Defense of the CIA’s Moral Compass thecipherbrief.com Steven A. CashFormer Chief Counsel to Senator Dianne Feinstein In a recent op-ed published in the Wall Street Journal, titled ‘At the CIA, Immorality Is Part of the Job’, a retired lawyer and former commissioner for Major League Baseball, Mr. Fay Vincent, opined about the CIA’s history and […]

China Is Taking Digital Control Of Its People To Chilling Lengths

Conclusion:   As a way of using digital technology for social control, this takes some beating. There are already pilot systems in operation. The Chinese plan to have the system fully in place by 2020. By which time it will be ready for export to other countries – who will be queueing up to buy […]