Category Germany

Blethcley Park And D-Day: The Untold Story Of How D-Day Was Won”; New Book By David Kenyon

Blethcley Park And D-Day: The Untold Story Of How D-Day Was Won”; New Book By David Kenyon   https://fortunascorner.com      David Kenyon has a new book out, “Blethcley Park And D-Day:: The Untold Story Of How D-Day Was Won,” published by Yale University Press. Mr. Kenyon is a British archaeologist and military historian, and is particularly […]

LUX & LOADED: Exposing North Korea’s Strategic Procurement Networks

The 56 page report can be downloaded here.  https://static1.squarespace.com/static/566ef8b4d8af107232d5358a/t/5d2d386113c44c00019e465b/1563244653052/Lux+%26+Loaded.pdf This is another great contribution by C4ADS. LUX & LOADED EXPOSING NORTH KOREA’S STRATEGIC PROCUREMENT NETWORKS EXECUTIVE SUMMARY North Korea acquires high-end luxury goods through the same overseas smuggling networks as other contraband. As a result, their detection and seizure could be a means to drive […]

The Bizarre Ways America’s First Spy Agency Tried To Overthrow Hitler

The Bizarre Ways America’s First Spy Agency Tried to Overthrow Hitler From undercover heiresses to hormone-injected vegetables, the early days of the Office of Strategic Services were marked by colorful hires and wild schemes. The Atlantic · by Sam Kean · July 9, 2019 William “Wild Bill” Donovan (standing) in 1945Jack Wilkes / The LIFE Picture Collection / […]

Iran Steps Up Nuclear Violations; Steinitz: Tehran Marching Toward Bomb

Iran steps up nuclear violations; Steinitz: Tehran marching toward bomb “Iran has begun… to raise, to break out of the uranium enrichment curbs that were imposed on it,” Steinitz told Israel’s Ynet TV. By REUTERS, Tovah Lazaroff Jerusalem Post July 7, 2019 14:00 3 minute read. People attend a public speech of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in […]

Re-Post: D-Day From An Individual Soldier’s Perspective: My Review Of Giles Milton’s New Book — “How The Allies Won D-Day: Soldier, Sailor, Frogman, Spy, Airman, Gangster, Kill, Or Die”

Below is an article I wrote last year (2019) on the D-Day invasion. Saturday will mark the 76th anniversary of the Allied landing. RCP, fortunascorner.com D-Day From An Individual Soldier’s Perspective: My Review Of Giles Milton’s New Book — “How The Allies Won D-Day: Soldier, Sailor, Frogman, Spy, Airman, Gangster, Kill, Or Die”   https://fortunascorner.com […]

Italy To Activate Its ‘Parallel Currency’ In Defiant Riposte To EU Ultimatum; “A European Empire Is Not What Europe Needs.” 

Italy To Activate Its ‘Parallel Currency’ In Defiant Riposte To EU Ultimatum    https://fortunascorner.com      The title above, comes from Ambrose Evans-Pritchard’s May 29, 2019 article he posted to London’s The Telegraph. I do not always agree with Mr. Evans-Pritchard; but, we agree more often than not; and, he is one of my favorite British […]

The Brexit Party’s Stunning Victory Is Just The Beginning; Prepare For A Revolution In British Politics; Nigel Farage Says: “We Are Here To Stay; And To Change [British And European] Politics For Good.”  “The Sick Man Of Europe — Is Europe”

The Brexit Party’s Stunning Victory Is Just The Beginning; Prepare For A Revolution In British Politics; Nigel Farage Says: “We Are Here To Stay; And To Change [British And European] Politics For Good.”  “The Sick Man Of Europe — Is Europe” http://www.frotunascorner.com      Pro-Brexit member of Parliament, Nigel Farage, had a May 27, 2019 Op-Ed […]

The U.S., Iran, And Maximum Pressure

Strategic Comment The U.S., Iran And ‘Maximum Pressure’ Tensions between the United States and Iran have risen sharply in recent weeks. The Iran nuclear deal may collapse permanently in the coming months. While the leader of neither country appears to want war, conflict remains possible due to misperception and miscalculation. A year after United States […]

D-Day From An Individual Soldier’s Perspective: My Review Of Giles Milton’s New Book — “How The Allies Won D-Day: Soldier, Sailor, Frogman, Spy, Airman, Gangster, Kill, Or Die”

D-Day From An Individual Soldier’s Perspective: My Review Of Giles Milton’s New Book — “How The Allies Won D-Day: Soldier, Sailor, Frogman, Spy, Airman, Gangster, Kill, Or Die”   https://fortunascorner.com      As we approach the 75th anniversary of D-Day this June 6, I wanted to share with you my review of Giles Milton’s new […]

European Union About To Get Walloped; Nationalism, Populism Surging Ahead Of Tomorrow’s/May 23 Elections — Likely To Lead To A Neutered EU At Best And, A Radical Sea-Change For The Continent

European Union About To Get Walloped; Nationalism, Populism Surging Ahead Of Tomorrow’s/May 23 Elections — Likely To Lead To A Neutered EU At Best And, A Radical Sea-Change For The Continent https://fortunascorner.com     I have been writing ever since Britain voted to leave the European Union (EU) on June 23, 2016, that I thought […]