Category Russia

Two New Books Discuss The History Of “When Spies Took To The Skies,” Reviewed By Edward Kosner

Two New Books Discuss The History Of “When Spies Took To The Skies,” Reviewed By Edward Kosner   http://www.fortunascorner.com        There are two new books out on “the spies who took to the skies,” during the heyday of the Cold War with the Soviet Union: “Brotherhood Of Spies,” by Monte Reel; and, “Above And Beyond,” by Casey […]

Russia Hawk Axed From National Security Council Right Before Trump-Putin Summit

Russia Hawk Axed From National Security Council Right Before Trump-Putin Summit The Daily Beast · by Kate Brannen · July 15, 2018 Retired Col. Richard Hooker is pro-NATO, skeptical of Russia, and out at the White House. exclusive Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast Shortly before Donald Trump detonated a NATO summit, shanked the beleaguered British prime minister […]

Europe’s Dependence On The U.S. Was All Part Of The Plan

Excerpts:   Unfair? A world that revolves around American military, economic and cultural power, and uses the U.S. dollar as its reserve currency?   What Trump fails to understand is that the disparity in spending, with the U.S. paying more than its allies, is not a bug of the system. It is a feature. This is […]

‘Warning Lights Are Blinking Red,’ Top Intelligence Officer Says Of Russian Attacks

‘Warning Lights Are Blinking Red,’ Top Intelligence Officer Says of Russian Attacks By Julian E. Barnes, www.nytimes.com View Original July 13th, 2018 The comments by Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, demonstrate the persistent divisions within the Trump administration on Russia.Photo by: Al Drago for The New York Times WASHINGTON — The nation’s top intelligence officer […]

Killed In A Foreign Country. The Mysterious Death Of An American In Siberia

https://www.svoboda.org/a/29361504.html SOCIETY Killed in a foreign country. The mysterious death of an American in Siberia 57 minutes ago ·        Dmitry Volchek Colin Madsen decided to live and study in Siberia “God forbid that anyone should be in my place.” My son was killed in a foreign country, and two years of my life went to try to […]

Russia Admits Defeat On Its ‘Stealth’ F-35 Killer By Canceling Mass Production Of The Su-57 Fighter Jet

http://www.businessinsider.com/russia-admits-defeat-su-57-not-going-into-mass-production-2018-7 Russia admits defeat on its ‘stealth’ F-35 killer by canceling mass production of the Su-57 fighter jet Alex Lockie 2h Russia’s Su-57 fighter jet. Only 12 have been ordered, and no more orders are coming.Dmitry Terekhov/Flickr Russia announced earlier this month that the Su-57, its proposed entry into the world of fifth-generation stealth fighters, […]

“A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma Of Donald McLean;” By Roland Phillips

“A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma Of Donald McLean;” By Roland Phillips   http://www.fortunascorner.com      The title above, is a new book on Donald McLean, one of the infamous ‘Cambridge 5,’ — British spies who betrayed their native Britain, for a mirage, and a hollow existence in the post World War II Soviet Union.  Joseph Goulden, […]

HASC Chair Opening Remarks – Subcommittee On Emerging Threats & Capabilities

For Immediate Release: July 11, 2017 Contact: HASC Communications (202) 225-2539 OPENING REMARKS OF CHAIRWOMAN STEFANIK SUBCOMMITTEE ON EMERGING THREATS & CAPABILITIES WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY), Chairwoman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the Subcommittee’s hearing titled “Department […]

Russia/China/Iran/Pakistan Intelligence Cooperation

http://svr.gov.ru/smi/2018/pressreliz10072018.htm ·        home ·        Publications in the media Meeting in Islamabad,  press-release Press office of the SVR of Russia, 10.07.2018 July 10 this year. Director of the SVR of Russia S.Ye. Naryshkin in Islamabad took part in the working meeting of the leaders of the intelligence services of Iran, China, Pakistan and Russia. The focus was on combating the […]

The Playbook For NATO Success, Briefed By A Former SACEUR

Excerpts: “To understand this better, we need to understand that the words that are being used in the press don’t help. The phrase ‘not paying their fair share’ has the absolute wrong connotation. Nobody is ‘paying’ NATO. That’s just a horrible connotation and it really points out how little people understand about what’s going on. […]