Category espionage, spying

Austerity Cloud Hovers Over Pentagon Wish List for Guerrillas/(SOCOM) And Climate

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 Comments:  I am going to have to look at the language of the new NDAA as I missed this.  Looks like this is a follow-on to Section 1097 of the 2016 […]

Trump Admin Wants To Increase CIA Drone Strikes

Trump Admin Wants to Increase CIA Drone Strikes By Ken Dilanian, View Original September 18th, 2017 WASHINGTON — When President Donald Trump visited CIA headquarters in the first weeks of his presidency, he toured the secure floor where agency officers direct drone strikes against suspected terrorists, current and former U.S. officials told NBC News. Impressed by […]

Secretary Of Defense Mattis ‘Hints At Secret Military Options In North Korea’

Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell’s comments are highlighted in blue below; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this email.  RCP David Maxwell’s Comments:  Let’s keep secret military options secret.  Planned military options are by definition secret before they are executed.     We prevent putting South Korea at grave risk by having the […]

Op-Ed: How To Neutralize North Korea’s Nuclear Threat Without Starting A World War

Op-Ed: How to neutralize North Korea’s nuclear threat without starting a world war · by ABC News · September 18, 2017 In the past two months, the calculus of the threat from North Korea has fundamentally changed. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has demonstrated a missile that could range most of America, has detonated a thermonuclear bomb at […]

Catastrophe On The Yalu: America’s Intelligence Failure In Korea

Catastrophe on the Yalu: America’s intelligence failure in Korea By Bruce Riedel, View Original September 13th, 2017 The American intelligence community’s experience with the People’s Republic of China and North Korea began with a disaster, a catastrophic intelligence failure in 1950 that cost the lives of thousands of Americans. Worse, it was a self-imposed disaster—the result […]

U.S. Options For Basing Forces To Deter North Korea

Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell provided some comments highlighted in blue below about this article.  Col. Maxwell’s contact info is at the bottom of this email.  RCP David Maxwell Comments:  Option two is quite the recommended gamble that throws the ROK under the bus and fully supports the north Korean strategy (a main pillar of which […]

Chuck Hagel: Lessons In Ken Burns’ Vietnam War Documentary Apply Today

Chuck Hagel: Lessons in Ken Burns’ Vietnam War documentary apply today · by Joseph Morton / World-Herald Bureau WASHINGTON — Americans can find lessons that apply today in filmmaker Ken Burns’ new project “The Vietnam War,” former Defense Secretary and Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel said after seeing much of it. “We’re at a point in our […]

Be Skeptical Of Ken Burn’s Documentary: The Vietnam War

HENRY MARK HOLZER LEGAL AND POLITICAL COMMENTARY Re: Ken Burns’s forthcoming documentary, The Vietnam War Be skeptical of Ken Burns’ documentary: The Vietnam War by Terry Garlock Some months ago I and a dozen other local veterans attended a screening at the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta – preview of a new documentary on […]

Captain Jack Blog: Analysis Of Ukraine’s Killer Drone – The Sokol Capitain Jack Blog Sokol Killer Drone Analysis On Sep 14 2017 a successful drone drone test has taken place in Ukraine. The Sokol (or Sokil – eng Falcon) unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV). But rather than holding a separate high-explosive warhead, the drone itself is the main munition. This was stated by Oleksandr Turchinov, […]

North Korea Could Team Up With ISIS To Launch Terror Attacks ACROSS GLOBE North Korea could team up with ISIS to launch terror attacks ACROSS GLOBE, experts warn By Joey Millar, View Original September 16th, 2017 Experts said Kim Jong-un’s hermit state would not hesitate to use extremist jihadis to attack their Western enemies. North Korea would actually find it easier to target their rivals using ISIS than by […]