Category Covert OIperations

Niger Ambush Came After ‘Massive Intelligence Failure,’ Source Says

The comments highlighted in blue below are by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell & his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  There are some observations that David did not make that I will.  The hatred of POTUS Trump by most of the so-called ‘mainstream’ media is off the charts; and, they will stoop […]

Pentagon Sends Team To Niger To Find Out What Happened

David Maxwell:  This excerpt is the most detailed information I have seen in open sources about the event. The four Americans were killed Oct. 4 when a 12-man team of soldiers from the 3rd Special Forces Group was operating with approximately 30 Forces Armees Nigeriennes (FAN) on a train-and-advise mission near Tongo Tongo, Niger, just […]

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 […]

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 […]

Would China And Russia Support A North Korean Insurgency?

The comment highlighted in blue below is from/by Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, www.fortunascorner.com David Maxwell’s Comment:  We have been thinking about resistance to unification by the Korean people living in the north and remnants of the regime and the military in either post […]

Is The NSA At A Tipping Point?  Should Its Entire Network Enterprise Be Scrapped? One Has To Assume Putin’s Spies & Beijing’s Collector’s Have Taken Full Advantage Of NSA’s Breaches & Miscues

Is The NSA At A Tipping Point?  Should Its Entire Network Enterprise Be Scrapped? One Has To Assume Putin’s Spies & Beijing’s Collector’s Have Taken Full Advantage Of NSA’s Breaches & Miscues   www.forrtunascorner.com        As you are probably aware by now, there has been yet another breach of NSA’s security, as another […]

Baltics Battle Russia In Online Disinformation War

http://www.dw.com/en/baltics-battle-russia-in-online-disinformation-war/a-40828834 EUROPE Baltics battle Russia in online disinformation war From the hacking attack on Estonia in 2007 to the fake news targeting the NATO battalions on the alliance’s eastern border in 2017 — the Baltic states have been the bull’s-eye of Russian-backed digital warfare.   Ten years ago, Estonians awoke to find the country paralyzed […]

U.S. Tried To Kill North Korea’s Kim Jong Un In May, According To North Korea

Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell’s comments are highlighted in blue below; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP David Maxwell’s Comment:  Some north Korean propaganda that reinforces regime legitimacy and furthers anti-Americanism which is a necessity to maintain domestic political support. But in reality externally directed covert decapitation in north Korea is probably […]