Category POTUS

Trump Expected To Tap Army Chief As Next Chairman Of The Joint Chiefs

Trump Expected To Tap Army Chief As Next Chairman Of The Joint Chiefs The Washington Post · by Greg Jaffe · December 7, 2018 Gen. Mark Milley is expected to become the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. (Andrew Harnik/AP) President Trump is expected to choose the head of the Army to become the next chairman […]

‘I Think I’ve Been Shot’: Nighttime Raid In Afghanistan Reveals New U.S. Strategy

‘I Think I’ve Been Shot’: Nighttime Raid In Afghanistan Reveals New U.S. Strategy American commanders see each battlefield win as a means of strengthening the allied position in peace negotiations https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-troops-raiding-afghan-villages-fight-with-little-hope-for-military-victory-1544025135?mod=e2twU.S. and Afghan commandos on a helicopter in preparation for a raid on suspected Taliban in Chimtal last month. MICHAEL M. PHILLIPS/THE WALL STREET JOURNAL218 COMMENTSBy Michael M. […]

Interview: ‘Kim Jong Un Is Thinking About How To Keep His Nuclear Assets’

David Maxwell Comment:  “I was at once impressed and suspicious of my first meeting with Thae Yong-ho last year.  He seemed to be telling us so much of what we wanted to hear; confirming many of our views and our understanding of the Kim family regime.  And he made many excellent recommendations to align with […]

Standoff Over INF Treaty Enters New Phase As U.S. Reveals Details Of Russian Missile

Standoff Over INF Treaty Enters New Phase As U.S. Reveals Details Of Russian Missile December 03, 2018 12:35 GMT ·         By Mike Eckel A Russian Iskander-M missile is fired during exercises near St. Petersburg in September 2017. (illustrative photo) Share ·         2 ·           ·            Print WASHINGTON — The United States’ top intelligence official has quietly revealed key new […]

“Rethinking Saudi Arabia”: By Karen Elliott House” — But, Ms. House Needs To Rethink Her Views

“Rethinking Saudi Arabia”: By Karen Elliott House” — But, Ms. House Needs To Rethink Her Views http://www.fortunascorner.com     Karen Elliott House, author of :“On Saudi Arabia: Its People, Past, Religion, Fault Lines — And Future,” had an Op-Ed in this weekend’s (Dec. 1/2, 2018) Wall Street Journal (WSJ) with the title above. She begins: “The brutal October murder […]

POTUS Trump Nominates Marine Corps LTG. Kenneth ‘Frank’ McKenzie To Be Next USCENTCOM Commander

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Crude Suffers 22 Percent Slide In November; Oil’s Worst Month In Over A Decade; If It Is Now Time To Buy Commodities — “This Fund Should Score”

Crude Suffers 22 Percent Slide In November; Oil’s Worst Month In Over A Decade; If It Is Now Time To Buy Commodities — “This Fund Should Score”      Stephanie Yang and Christopher Alessi had an article in this weekend’s (Dec. 1/2, 2018) Wall Street Journal (WSJ), noting that “U.S. crude prices notched their biggest one-month percentage loss since […]

A China Hawk Gains Prominence As Trump Confronts Xi On Trade

A China Hawk Gains Prominence As Trump Confronts Xi On Trade The New York Times · by Alan Rappeport · November 30, 2018 Michael Pillsbury has spent years trying to understand China’s motivations. His dark view has made him one of President Trump’s top advisers on how to interact with Beijing.CreditLexey Swall for The New York Times WASHINGTON […]

Military Warns EMP Attack Could Wipe Out America, ‘Democracy, World Order’

Military Warns EMP Attack Could Wipe Out America, ‘Democracy, World Order’ by Paul Bedard  | November 30, 2018 09:33 AM In an extraordinary and sobering report meant to wake the nation up to a growing threat, a new military white paper warns that an electromagnetic pulse weapon attack such as those developed by North Korea, Russia, and Iran […]

CIA Intercepted At Least 11 Messages Between Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman And His Closest Adviser, Who Oversaw The Team That Killed ‘Journalist,’ Jamal Khashoggi

CIA Intercepted At Least 11 Messages Between Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman And His Closest Adviser, Who Oversaw The Team That Killed ‘Journalist,’ Jamal Khashoggi http://www.frotunascorner.com     Warren Strobel writes in this weekend’s (Dec. 1/2, 2018) Wall Street Journal (WSJ), that “the CIA intercepted at least 11 messages,” between Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and his […]