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Israel Linked To A Disruptive Cyberattack On Iranian Port Facility

Officials: Israel linked to a disruptive cyberattack on Iranian port facility Joby Warrick and Ellen Nakashima, The Washington Post Published 6:07 pm EDT, Monday, May 18, 2020 https://www.greenwichtime.com/news/article/Officials-Israel-linked-to-a-disruptive-15278962.php On May 9, shipping traffic at Iran’s bustling Shahid Rajaee port terminal came to abrupt and inexplicable halt. Computers that regulate the flow of vessels, trucks and goods […]

Why Kim Jong-Un’s Death Right Now Would Be A Perfect Storm

Excerpt: In order to understand how a new leader takes power in North Korea, one must understand the three pillars of power there. The party, the military, and the security services house the institutions that broker power in North Korea. There are power brokers in all three of these pillars, yet only Kim Jong-un brokers […]

‘Huge’ Warning Signs Flashing In North Korea: Leadership Cuts Flow Of Electricity, Fuel To Some Parts Of Country

David Maxwell, recognized Korea expert says “This is a huge indicator.  The regime has always prioritized locations, organizations, and industries that directly support the military. If they are now deprioritizing factories that support the military the regime is facing serious problems. Is the next step to deprioritze military units?  We have always considered that an […]

William Shakespeare Was Born On This Day/April 23, 1564, 456 Years Ago

William Shakespeare Was Born On This Day/April 23, 1564, 456 Years Ago   https://fortunascorner.com       In the midst of the coronavirus and stay-at-home quarantine, the streaming movie services like Netflix, Hulu, etc. are getting a lot of eyeballs and media coverage; but, reading can be just, if not more of a temporary escape from […]

Two New Books On Wyatt Earp: “Ride The Devil’s Herd,” And “Tombstone,” Reviewed By Gerard Helferich

Two New Books On Wyatt Earp: “Ride The Devil’s Herd,” And “Tombstone,” Reviewed By Gerard Helferich   www.frotunascorner      As we suffer through isolation and social distancing, books can be a salvation for the spirit and the mind. It allows us, just for a little while, to escape reality and take us to a […]

Russia Pushes to Drastically Expand Its Influence Over Ukraine, Rest of Post-Soviet Space

Russia Pushes to Drastically Expand Its Influence Over Ukraine, Rest of Post-Soviet Space Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 17 Issue: 37 By: Kseniya Kirillova March 23, 2020 05:25 PM Age: 6 mins Protest against Advisory Council in front of Presidential Office, Kyiv In recent months, the Kremlin dramatically stepped up efforts to push its interests and political […]

Barron’s Roundtable Part 3: “32 Timely Investment Ideas;” Will Wuhan Virus ‘Infect’ Stocks?

Barron’s Roundtable Part 3: “32 Timely Investment Ideas;” Will Wuhan Virus ‘Infect’ Stocks?   https://fortunascorner.com      This weekend’s (Jan. 27, 2020) Barron’s, had third third article with respect to their Barron’s Roundtable survey ot top investment strategists with respect to their investment/stock ideas going forward into 2020. I refer you to this weekend’s Barron’s for additional […]

‘Peace On Earth, Good Will To Men’: The Story Of A Christmas Carol

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/dec/24/peace-on-earth-good-will-to-men/ ‘Peace on Earth, good will to men’ The story of a Christmas carol       CHRISTMAS By Thomas C. Stewart – – Tuesday, December 24, 2019   ANALYSIS/OPINION:    https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/dec/24/peace-on-earth-good-will-to-men/ The carol that we now know as “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day” was originally a poem called “Christmas Bells” written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow during the Civil War. […]

Just wanted to hope all my blog followers have a nice & meaningful Thanksgiving

I hope all of you have a nice and meaninful Thanksgiving. RCP, fortunascorner.com

History Of Ghost Stories; And, The Most Haunted House In The World – The Black Monk House In England

History Of Ghost Stories; And, The Most Haunted House In The World   https://fortunascorner.com      The title above comes from an article originally posted on October 29, 2009 and updated June 10, 2019 on History.com.  As we get close to Haloween, scary movies and stories of ghosts will proliferate the airwaves. History.com’s “History of Ghost Stories,” is […]