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Building The Future Force: Guaranteeing American Leadership In A Contested Environment

The comments highlighted in blue below are by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, fortunascorner.com David Maxwell Comment:  “The 40 page report can be downloaded here:  https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.cnas.org/documents/CNASReport-FutureForce-Final.pdf?mtime=20180309142929   Interestingly there is no discussion of Special Operations in the future force nor irregular, political, or unconventional warfare, […]

China Looking To Become Co-Owner Of Russia’s Biggest Oil Company

www.rt.com March 12, 2018 China looking to become co-owner of Russia’s biggest oil company Chinese state-controlled Huarong Asset Management has bought a 36.2 percent stake in the unit of CEFC China Energy through which CEFC is acquiring a $9.1 billion stake in Russian oil giant Rosneft. According to CEFC filings seen by Reuters, Huarong has […]

Ed Yardini On ‘Why Stocks Will Keep On Cooking’ In 2018

Ed Yardini On ‘Why Stocks Will Keep On Cooking’   www.fortunascorner.com        Leslie P. Norton had an article in this weekend’s (Mar. 10/11) Barron’s, with the title above.  She conducted an interview with Ed Yardini, founder/CEO of Yardini Research.  Mr. Yardini, who is one of the more followed stock market forecasters, told Barron’s that “earnings are phenomenal; […]

Putin’s Power Play: Saudi-Russian Oil Deal Leads To Bigger Russia Role In The Middle East

Putin’s Power Play: Saudi-Russian Oil Deal Leads To Bigger Russia Role In The Middle East   www.fortunascorner.com      “Saudi Arabia’s oil production agreement with Russia was opportunistic at first; but, it is now the foundation for a broader arrangement that has the potential to reduce already waning U.S. influence in the Middle East,” wrote […]

Did The U.S. Sink An Iranian Oil Tanker En Route To North Korea?

https://english.alarabiya.net/en/features/2018/01/15/ANALYSIS-Did-the-US-sink-an-Iranian-oil-tanker-on-its-way-to-North-Korea-.html?utm_source=World+Affairs+Newsletter&utm_campaign=126f05df51-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_01_15&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f83b38c5c7-126f05df51-294664345 ANALYSIS: Did the US sink an Iranian oil tanker en route to North Korea? Smokes and flames engulf the burning Iranian oil tanker Sanchi in the East China Sea. (AP) Masoud Al Zahid, Al Arabiya EnglishMonday, 15 January 2018 Text size A A A An Iranian tanker sank on Sunday after catching fire for eight days in […]

Beijing Vows To Tackle Violators Of UN Sanctions On North Korea After Report Of Regular Oil Deliveries At Sea

We’ll see…….. http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2127044/beijing-vows-tackle-violators-un-sanctions-north-korea Beijing vows to tackle violators of UN sanctions on North Korea after report of regular oil deliveries at sea South Korean newspaper says Chinese-owned ships making regular transfers of fuel to North Korean vessels PUBLISHED : Friday, 05 January, 2018, 7:45pm UPDATED : Friday, 05 January, 2018, 8:00pm 4 Jan 2018 China […]

South Korea Seizes Ship Suspected Of Sending Oil To North Korea

Excerpts: There was no immediate evidence of official Chinese involvement in the Lighthouse Winmore’s dealings with the North Koreans.   The registered owner of the ship is a Hong Kong company called Win More Shipping. The only director of that company is Gong Ruiqiang, who lives in Guangzhou, China, according to Hong Kong corporate filings. […]

Exclusive: Russian Tankers Fueled North Korea Via Transfers At Sea

Exclusive: Russian tankers fueled North Korea via transfers at sea – sources By Giles Elgood, www.reuters.com View Original December 29th, 2017 LONDON/MOSCOW – Russian tankers have supplied fuel to North Korea on at least three occasions in recent months by transferring cargoes at sea, according to two senior Western European security sources, providing an economic lifeline to […]

North Korea Illegally Buying Oil From China, Satellite Images Suggest

North Korea Illegally Buying Oil From China, Satellite Images Suggest By Pritha Paul, www.ibtimes.com View Original North Korean vessels were spotted on the West Sea engaging in illegal oil trades with Chinese ships multiple times in October, by the United States reconnaissance satellites. The images in question were recorded Oct. 19, before the latest sanctions on North […]

Chinese Oil Giants Win Brazil Offshore Auction

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/business/2017-11/03/content_34059002.htm Chinese oil giants win Brazil offshore auction By Zheng Xin | China Daily | Updated: 2017-11-03 09:31   Visitors take photographs of an oil platform in Guanabara Bay in Niteroi, near Rio de Janeiro, the capital of Brazil. Chinese oil majors are looking to expand investment in the South American nation.[Photo/Agencies]   Deal expected […]