Category foreign policy

Russia Is Preparing For War, British Military Experts Warn

Excerpts: Pointing to Russia’s recent military campaigns, and the nerve agent attack on a former KGB agent in Wiltshire in March – blamed on the Kremlin – Gen Carleton-Smith added: “Their lack of respect for weakness, especially military weakness, hasn’t changed one bit, and as we’ve become more sceptical about the necessity or advantage of […]

On North Korea Side Of DMZ, It’s Change In The Air

David Maxwell Comment:  “Is there real change?  I cannot make a better comment in response than professor Lee’s tweet below which was in response to a NKNews article titled: Anti-U.S. souvenirs disappear from tourist shops in North Korea   We should heed Professor Lee’s words.” Sung-Yoon Lee@SungYoonLee1Sung-Yoon Lee Retweeted NK NEWS Some will hail this as […]

The Real North Korea Nightmare Isn’t Nuclear War (Think Collapse Instead)

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 Comment:  “The two biggest threats to the regime are internal and the idea or example of the South.  I have been thinking about collapse for a few years.  […]

Juche, The State Ideology That Makes North Koreans Revere Kim Jong Un, Explained

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 Comment:  “Since Korea is so much in the news there are a lot of articles being published. In response to this article my good friend and mentor (and […]

A Note On Singapore — B.R. Myers

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 Comment:  “This is a very important critique (dare I say wake-up call) for all of us. I certainly will not avoid discussing the north’s ideology.  I am going […]

Strategic Disruption By Exploiting Ethnic Separatism Is A Viable Option To Counter China And Create Alternatives In Afghanistan

Strategic disruption by exploiting ethnic separatism is a viable option to counter China and create alternatives in Afghanistan “A restored independent and secular Balochistan could; derail BRI and Chinese military expansion, open a sea route to Afghanistan, drive a stake into the heart of radical Islam and threaten Iran’s theocracy because of the sizable Baloch […]

The Late Shah’s Son Wants A Democratic Revolution In Iran

Conclusion: In this respect, Pahlavi has something to offer his people as a patriot — not as a Shah in waiting. Today he told me he is primarily focused on reaching out to Iranians living outside the country to help solve the coming shortage of drinking water. He wants to convene a network of talented […]

China Data Indicates Broad Slowing Of Economy

https://seekingalpha.com/article/4182142-china-data-indicates-broad-slowing-economy China Data Indicates Broad Slowing Of Economy Jun. 17, 2018 7:58 AM Unlike events that happen in Las Vegas that has prompted the slogan, “anything that happens in Vegas stays in Vegas”, things that happen in China do not stay in China. This is obvious from the huge amount of wealth fleeing the country […]

Former CIA Dir./Gen. (Ret.) Petreaus Backs U.S. Pullout From Iran Nuclear Deal

https://www.jpost.com//Breaking-News/Former-CIA-head-says-he-backs-US-pullout-from-Iran-nuclear-deal-560169 Jerusalem Post Breaking News Former CIA head says he backs U.S. pullout from Iran nuclear deal By Yonah Jeremy Bob June 17, 2018 13:35 Share on facebook Share on twitter Ex CIA Director, retired General David Petraeus said on Sunday that he  welcomes the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. Speaking at an event in […]

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. […]