Category Covert OIperations

Commando Mission-Creep: Time For Change In U.S. Special Operations Command?

David Maxwell Comment: “Talk amongst yourselves. I look forward to the two congressionally mandated reviews.  I hope they are made public.    I would first recommend stop calling them commandos (except for AFSOC as they are the Air Commandos). :-)”   Here is the link to the CRS report referenced in this article. https://crsreports.congress.gov/product/pdf/RS/RS21048   Conclusion: […]

“The Green Berets In The Land Of A Million Elephants: U.S. Army Special Warfare & The Secret War In Laos 1959-1974,” Book By Col. (Ret.) Joseph D. Celeski

“The Green Berets In The Land Of A Million Elephants: U.S. Army Special Warfare & The Secret War In Laos 1959-1974,” Book By Col. (Ret.) Joseph D. Celeski   https://fortunascorner.com      Col. (Ret.) Joseph D. Celeski was interviewed this weekend/March 30/31 on C-SPAN, about his new book, with the title above. The U.S. Army’s […]

Was North Korea’s Vital ‘Transformation Computer’ Taken In Raid On Madrid Embassy?

David Maxwell Comment: “Even more curiouser and curiouser.  I am sure some will use this as “evidence” of US complicity in or direction of this “operation.”  But if Thae is correct how will we exploit these computer codes.  I wonder what the Germans would have done in WWII if they knew Engima was compromised.  Won’t […]

North Korean Dissidents Are Using Ethereum To Overthrow Kim Jong-un

David Maxwell Comments are highlighted in blue. “The Cheollima Civil Defense (CCD)/Free Joseon is getting a lot of attention these days.  I do think they are in need of some advisers.  I am sure I could find some Korea hands among the retired SF community. ?   Perhaps there is resistance potential and a place […]

Revolutionary Group That Raided North Korean Embassy Establishes Contact With FBI

David Maxwell Comment: “Maybe things are about to get serious.     As much as I would like the most evil mafia-like crime family cult known as the Kim family regime to be deposed from its totalitarian rule over the Guerrilla Dynasty and Gulag State I have to add a few words of caution.  First and […]

Featured Article: Strategic Turning Points And The CIA/DoD Relationship | Arthur D. Simons Center

The complete 9 page paper can be downloaded here: http://thesimonscenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/IAJ-5-1Winter-2014-3-11.pdf     Featured Article: Strategic Turning Points and the CIA/DoD Relationship | Arthur D. Simons Center thesimonscenter.org · by ehill Featured article: Adapting to Change: Strategic Turning Points and the CIA/DoD Relationship by David Oakley In January 2012, the Department of Defense (DoD) published “Sustaining U.S. Global Leadership: […]

As Many As 400 Russian Private Military Contractors Reportedly Operating In Venezuela; With Russians & Cubans Inside Venezuela, Juan Guaido Must Watch His Back & Keep His Head On A Swivel — Especially With Vladimir Putin’s Penchant For Sanctioning High-Level Foreign Assassinations

As Many As 400 Russian Private Military Contractors Reportedly Operating In Venezuela; With Russians & Cubans Inside Venezuela; Juan Guaido Must Watch His Back & Keep His Head On A Swivel — Especially With Vladimir Putin’s Penchant For Sanctioning High-Level Foreign Assassinations https://fortunascorner.com      Eric Sof wrote on the January 28, 2019 website of Special-Ops.org, that […]

Tony Mendez, ‘Argo’ Spy Who Smuggled U.S. Hostages Out Of Iran During Crisis, Dies At 78

Tony Mendez, ‘Argo’ Spy Who Smuggled U.S. Hostages Out Of Iran During Crisis, Dies At 78 The Washington Post · by Harrison Smith · January 19, 2019 Tony Mendez in 2012. (Jonathan Newton/THE WASHINGTON POST) A forgery artist and master of disguise for the CIA, Tony Mendez once transformed a black agent and an Asian diplomat into a […]

New Documents Link Huawei To Suspected Front Companies In Iran, Syria

New Documents Link Huawei To Suspected Front Companies In Iran, Syria https://www.reuters.com/article/us-huawei-iran-exclusive/exclusive-new-documents-link-huawei-to-suspected-front-companies-in-iran-syria-idUSKCN1P21MH Steve Stecklow, Babak Dehghanpisheh, James Pomfret 10 Min Read LONDON/HONG KONG (Reuters) – The U.S. case against the chief financial officer of China’s Huawei Technologies, who was arrested in Canada last month, centers on the company’s suspected ties to two obscure companies. One is a […]

The Man Who Humbled Qassim Suleimani; ‘The Prince Of Darkness’

Excerpts:   Why did Suleimani — the subtle, determined architect of Iran’s largely successful efforts to entrench itself in Iraq, Yemen, Gaza and Lebanon — miscalculate? Eisenkot suggests a combination of overconfidence, based on Iran’s success in rescuing Assad’s regime from collapse, and underestimation of Israel’s determination to stop him, based on the West’s history […]