Category POTUS

A True Afghanistan Counterinsurgency Is Trump’s Only Hope

Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell’s comments are highlighted in blue below; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, fortunascorner.com David Maxwell’s Comment:  It is my belief that no external nation/military can conduct effective counterinsurgency in another country.  An external military that conducts counterinsurgency becomes by definition an occupying power or a […]

Ships Fooled In GPS Spoofing Attack Suggest Russian Cyberweapon

Ships Fooled In GPS Spoofing Attack Suggest Russian Cyberweapon By David Hambling, www.newscientist.com View Original August 10th, 2017 Reports of satellite navigation problems in the Black Sea suggest that Russia may be testing a new system for spoofing GPS, New Scientist has learned. This could be the first hint of a new form of electronic warfare available to everyone […]

No Direct Way To Denuke Pyongyang –

Excerpts: Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, also at the Aspen Forum, pointed out there is a rational reason for Kim’s actions – “survival, survival for his regime, survival for his country.”   He described the North Korean leader as “not crazy,” and Kim watching “what has happened around the world relative to nations that […]

This Missile Could Reach California. But Can North Korea Use It With A Nuclear Weapon?

This Missile Could Reach California. But Can North Korea Use It With A Nuclear Weapon? AUG. 22, 2017 HTTPS://WWW.NYTIMES.COM/INTERACTIVE/2017/08/22/WORLD/ASIA/NORTH-KOREA-NUCLEAR-WEAPONS.HTML?HP&ACTION=CLICK&PGTYPE=HOMEPAGE&CLICKSOURCE=STORY-HEADING&MODULE=PHOTO-SPOT-REGION&REGION=TOP-NEWS&WT.NAV=TOP-NEWS&_R=0 Source: NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) North Korea is speeding toward a goal it has sought for decades: the ability to hit a major American city with a nuclear weapon. Actually striking the United States would be […]

Does Trump Need Permission From South Korea To Attack The North?

Does Trump Need Permission From South Korea To Attack The North? Washington Examiner · by Politics · August 20, 2017 President Trump can’t just start a second Korean War by himself — that is, unless he wants to abrogate a six-decades-old treaty, scholars and the president of South Korea say. The president’s vow to meet North Korea’s threats […]

On Korea, MacArthur Was Right

On Korea, MacArthur Was Right BY R. L. SCHREADLEY “Let civilian voices argue the merits or demerits of our processes of government: Whether our strength is being sapped by deficit financing indulged in too long, by Federal paternalism grown too mighty, by power groups grown too arrogant, by politics grown too corrupt, by crime grown […]

India, China: Game Is On

http://www.asianage.com/opinion/edit/200817/india-china-game-is-on.html Opinion, Edit India, China: Game Is On THE ASIAN AGE. Published : Aug 20, 2017, 12:24 am IST Updated : Aug 20, 2017, 12:25 am IST India and China cranked up diplomacy to convince the world of their respective positions on the Doklam “standoff”.  China signed an agreement with India in 1993 to maintain peace and tranquillity on the […]

Highest-Level North Korean Defector Ever Says Kim Will Be Overthrown In 10 Years

     Ten years is a long time; and, a lot can happen/change in that time period.  Wonder if the same was said of Kim Jong-Il, the current ruler’s father about this far into his reign at the time?  The Kim’s are the Don Corleone ‘family’ of North Korea and Un will be ruthlessly cruel […]

China And India Guard Against The Preposterous

Aug. 18, 2017 Nations do not take their national security lightly merely because the threat is far-fetched. By George Friedman China and India have been locked in a military standoff in a remote section of the Himalayas for a couple of months. At first it appeared to be the latest of the minor clashes that have […]

Satellite Imagery Reveals Iran Is Building A Missile Factory In Syria — Has North Korea Helped?  And, Would Russia And/Or Iran Place Their Own Personnel Inside This Facility In Hope Of Complicating Any Israeli Decision To Strike It?

Satellite Imagery Reveals Iran Is Building A Missile Factory In Syria — Has North Korea Helped?  And, Would Russia And/Or Iran Place Their Own Personnel Inside This Facility In Hope Of Complicating Any Israeli Decision To Strike It?   http://www.fortunascorner.com        British and Israeli media outlets this week have been reporting that Iran […]