Category foreign policy

Russian Scientist Who Claimed To Develop Nerve Agent That Poisoned Sergi Skripal Has Reportedly Been Hit By A Car In Russia

A Russian scientist who claimed to develop the nerve agent that poisoned Sergei Skripal has reportedly been hit by a car in Russia By Alexandra Ma, www.businessinsider.com View Original April 25th, 2018 A Russian scientist who developed the nerve agent used to poison ex-spy Sergei Skripal was hit by a car in Russia earlier this week, local […]

North Korea’s Underground Nuclear Test Site Has Collapsed — Which May Be The Real Reason Kim Jong-Un Has Agreed To Freeze Missile Tests — Chinese Officials Say

North Korea’s Underground Nuclear Test Site Has Collapsed — Which May Be The Real Reason Kim Jong-Un Has Agreed To Freeze Missile Tests — Chinese Officials Say http://www.fortunascorner.com      Jullian Robinson posted an article this morning, April 25, 2018, on the website of the Daily Mail, with the title above. North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un only […]

Is A Military Coup Possible In Iran? Or, Under Consideration?

Is a military coup possible in Iran? IRGC staff changes and talk of the merits of a ‘military president’ suggest that a coup might be under consideration. Saeid Golkar/Apr 24, 2018 www.aljazeera.com View Original April 24th, 2018 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is facing declining support among IraniansPhoto by: AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi Since the beginning of the […]

Beating Moscow At Its Main Game: Espionage

Beating Moscow at its Main Game: Espionage thecipherbrief.com Richard BoucherFormer Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia We talk a lot these days about smart power and hard power and soft power even the sharp power of manipulating information. In the end, power and influence have always been exercised in multiple dimensions – […]

POTUS Trump To Nominate ADM. Harry Harris As Ambassador To South Korea, Ahead Of Summit With North Korea

Trump plans to nominate Admiral Harry Harris as ambassador to South Korea ahead of North Korea summit: NBC News, citing sources Christine Wang | @christiiineeee Published 28 Mins Ago   Updated 4 Mins Ago https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/24/trump-plans-to-nominate-admiral-harry-harris-as-ambassador-to-south-korea-ahead-of-north-korea-summit-nbc-news-citing-sources.html CNBC.com Toru Hana | AFP | Getty Images Commander of the US Pacific Command, Admiral Harry Harris President Donald Trump plans to nominate Admiral […]

Former Head Of Intelligence For The Israeli Defense Force: ‘This Will Be Israel’s Most Dangerous May Since 1967’

Former Head Of Intelligence For The Israeli Defense Force: ‘This Will Be Israel’s Most Dangerous May Since The 1967 War’ http://www.fortunascorner.com      The title above is from Benjamin Kerstein’s April 24, 2018 article in the Jewish publication, Algemeiner.  “When I look at the month of May, I say there wasn’t a month of May so […]

Chinese Money Sows European Disunion: ‘Eastern States Are Being Seduced By The Allure Of Authoritarianism’

https://asia.nikkei.com/Spotlight/Comment/Chinese-money-sows-European-disunion The EU’s consensus-based approach to diplomacy and security makes it difficult to stand up to China, if even one member sides with Beijing.   © AP COMMENT Chinese money sows European disunion Eastern states are being seduced by the allure of authoritarianism   HIROYUKI AKITA, Nikkei commentator April 23, 2018 13:55 JST TOKYO — The […]

What Is Kim Jong Un Thinking?

Excerpts: Kim may also be signaling his opening position for the summit meetings. Pyongyang declared that “suspension of nuclear testing is an important process for global nuclear disarmament” (emphasis added). Over the years, North Korea’s negotiating position has evolved from pledging to never build nuclear weapons, to then promising to abandon them, to more recently […]

British Media: The Violin Was Poisoned By Former Russian FSB Officer Gordon

https://www.svoboda.org/a/29185223.html British media: The violin was poisoned by former FSB officer Gordon 22 April 2018 The British press referring to the police writes that the former colonel of the GRU Sergei Skripal and his daughter were poisoned by a 54-year-old former FSB officer, code-named Gordon. It is believed that he also uses the name Mikhail Savitskis, […]

U.S. Admiral Warns: Only War Can Now Stop Beijing Controlling The South China Sea

http://www.news.com.au/world/us-admiral-warns-only-war-can-now-stop-beijing-controlling-the-south-china-sea/news-story/0f8f99c3fb4492366cec09d234937ab2 US Admiral warns: Only war can now stop Beijing controlling the South China Sea WHILE Australian warships were being challenged, a top US admiral was telling Congress Beijing now controlled the South China Sea. Jamie Seidel News Corp Australia Network  APRIL 22, 2018 THE island fortresses are built. The airfields are ready. The harbours are […]