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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 […]

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, […]

A Shadowy War’s Newest Front: A Drone Base Rising From Saharan Dust

Excerpts: Later this summer, workers will lay five inches of asphalt atop the rock bed. In all, commanders say they will pave some 39 acres of airfield. While built mainly for the Reaper drones, the runway and adjoining taxiways and ramps must be able to handle much heavier C-17 cargo planes. Three huge hangars capped […]

U.K. Lawmaker Says ‘Overwhelmingly Likely ‘ Putin Personally Ordered Skripal Poisoning

Boris Johnson blames Vladimir Putin directly for nerve agent attack | Metro News <link rel=”stylesheet” href=”https://s2.wp.com/wp- content/themes/vip/metrouk/ css/async-post.min.css? 1523873551214“> Follow Metro.co.uk on Instagram 132.3m shares Richard Hartley-Parkinson Friday 16 Mar 2018 12:14 pm Share this article with Facebook Share this article with Twitter Share this article with Google Plus Share this article through email Share this article […]

Nobody Is Safe From Russia’s Colossal Hacking Operation

Nobody is safe from Russia’s colossal hacking operation By Nicole Kobie, www.wired.co.uk View Original April 21st, 2018 No-one is too unimportant to be targeted by Russia-backed, state-sponsored hackers. While that may be good for the self-esteem, it’s bad news for online security — enough so that this week US and UK authorities teamed up to issue a joint […]

The Syria Quagmire

Excerpts: What does history’s long record about this geostrategic place suggest about how to manage it, if it can be managed at all? There are three possible ways of approach, each one full of risk and difficult to achieve.   One is to let the roundabout do its work, centrifugally and centripetally spinning the on-the-ground […]

Two CIA Vet Takes On CIA Nominee Haspel & Those Tapes

Two CIA Vet Takes on CIA Nominee Haspel & Those Tapes www.thecipherbrief.com View Original April 19th, 2018 The nomination hearing of Gina Haspel to lead the agency is shaping up to be a bruising interrogation over Haspel’s role in the destruction of evidence regarding the CIA’s now-defunct enhanced interrogation techniques program. Haspel, currently deputy director […]

Clandestine Cold War Unit Honored At Fort Bragg

Special Forces Berlin: Clandestine Cold War Operations of the US Army’s Elite 1956-1990 by James Stejskal. Available at Amazon here. David Maxwell’s review, “DET-A”: Applied Unconventional Warfare In Berlin and Beyond in the Cold War, is here. Clandestine Cold War unit honored at Fort Bragg fayobserver.com · by Drew Brooks http://www.fayobserver.com/news/20180416/clandestine-cold-war-unit-honored-at-fort-bragg Drew Brooks Military editor @DrewBrooksNot quite a year after the Berlin […]

The Strategic Goals Of A Restored Russia

The Strategic Goals of a Restored Russia By Michel GurfinkielApril 15, 2018 FacebookTwitterPrintEmailMore2 02 The Lubyanka building (former KGB headquarters) in Moscow, photo via Wikimedia Commons   BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 796, April 15, 2018 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The Soviet “deep state” survived the disintegration of the Soviet Union. It is back with a vengeance. The Soviet […]

HR.5428. What Is Said In New Draft Law On Sanctions Against Russia

https://www.svoboda.org/a/29156469.html HR.5428. What is said in the new draft law on sanctions against Russia 10 April 2018 ·         Valentin Baryshnikov Capitol The bill on imposing sanctions against the people responsible for the attack on Sergei and Julia Skripal … The bill can be shortly called the Act “Together with Great Britain – Against Russia’s Violations” … Proceeding […]