Monthly Archives: January 2014

POTUS Says Intel Dir. “Should Have Beeb More Careful”

Obama Says Intelligence Director Who Fibbed To Congress “Should Have Been More Careful” http://techcrunch.com/2014/01/ 31/obama-says-intelligence- director-who-fibbed-to- congress-should-have-been- more-careful/ Posted 2 hours ago by Gregory Ferenstein (@ferenstein) President Obama diplomatically defended embattled Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, who is accused of lying to Congress about the existence of the National Security Agency’s spying program. “I think that Jim Clapper himself would […]

FEYE +7.7% Today; TKMR +11%; EVOK +4.4% Bucking Sell Off In Stocks

FireEye (FEYE), Tekmira Pharma (TKMR), Evoke Pharma (EVOK) All Up +4%       Shares of the cyber security firm FireEye (FEYE) are bucking the stock market sell off today, with shares up $5.39 or, 7.77% to $74.73 as the company released new products that provide email threat protection.  The company will report earnings on February 11.  […]

Ed Snowden’s Weasel Ways — The Potential Consequences Of His Actions

Edward Snowden’s Weasel Ways  — The Potential Consequences Of His Actions       Frank Snepp, has an article in the Los Angles Times today (Jan. 30, 2014) with the title above.  Mr. Snepp says that he was “the Snowden of his day, a disaffected ex-spy,” who he says —  “took his lumps. “Granting Edward Snowden clemency, as many have […]

Pentagon Intel Official Says China’s Hypersonic Weapon Poses Major Challenge

WASHINGTON FREE BEACON High Speed Threat Pentagon Intelligence Official Says Chinese Hypersonic Weapon Poses Major Challenge BY: Bill Gertz January 31, 2014 5:00 am China’s testing of a new ultra-high-speed maneuvering warhead represents a major threat to U.S. military forces, a Pentagon intelligence official said on Thursday. Lee Fuell, a technical intelligence specialist with the […]

North Korea’s Test Of Trustpolitik

Excerpt: And if the effort fails, Park will only be following in the footsteps of her father, former South Korean president Park Chung-hee, who justified his own landmark inter-Korean declaration with Kim Jong-un’s grandfather in 1972 by saying that “as long as you can touch an opponent with at least one hand, you can tell […]

Iran And North Korea: The Nuclear ‘Axis Of Resistance’

Other U.S. experts have pointed to other kinds of cooperation between the Islamic Republic and the Hermit Kingdom. Last March, the Washington Post reported that the two countries had cooperated on missile technology One such example is Iran’s development of its Shahab 6 missile, which has used North Korean technology for its boosters. The first reports of this cooperation go back […]

Stock Futures Point To Sharp Sell Off At The Open

Stock Futures Point To Sharp Sell Off At This Morn’s Opening Bell        As January goes, so goes the year in stocks?  That is a time honored development that some traders follow; but, it is more myth than reality — at least in the past two plus decades.  More about that later.  Stocks on Wall […]