Monthly Archives: October 2014

Possible Islamic State Leaflets Found Near Marine Corps Base Quantico

Halloween prank? Or, real? Possible Islamic State Leaflets Found Near Marine Corps Base Quantico http://www.marinecorpstimes. com/article/20141031/NEWS/ 310310057/Possible-Islamic- State-leaflets-found-near- Marine-Corps-Base-Quantico Oct. 31, 2014 – 01:50PM | By Jeff Schogol Staff Writer Islamic State threat prompts new security warnings across U.S. military Officials have launched an investigation into leaflets found near Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., which […]

Foreign Jihadists Flocking To Iraq And Syria On ‘Unprecedented Scale’ – Says United Nations

Foreign Jihadists Flocking To Iraq And Syria On ‘Unprecedented Scale’ – Says United Nations http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com London newspaper, The Guardian is reporting this morning that “foreign jihadists are swarming into to Iraq and Syria on an ‘unprecedented scale,’” to join with the Islamic State to establish an Islamic caliphate on NATO’s doorstep. Spencer Ackerman reports that […]

Is America’s Defense Budget Too Small?

Is America’s Defense Budget Too Small? http://nationalinterest.org/ feature/americas-defense- budget-too-small-11581 A TNI video interview with James Jay Carafano. James Jay Carafano October 31, 2014 The National Interest’s Managing Editor, Harry J. Kazianis, spoke with James Jay Carafano, a vice president of the Heritage Foundation. Editor’s Note: Please see below an excerpt from Mr. Carafano’s recent piece […]

Doing Way More With Much Less: Intelligence By The Numbers

Doing Way More with Much Less: Intelligence by the Numbers Marshall Erwin ON OCTOBER 31 | IN INTELLIGENCE REFORM HTTP://WWW.OVERTACTION.ORG/ 2014/10/DOING-WAY-MORE-WITH- MUCH-LESS-INTELLIGENCE-BY-THE- NUMBERS/ The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) yesterday released national intelligence spending totals for fiscal year 2014. At $50.5 billion, spending is now way down from recent highs. But it […]

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un Executes Another Powerful Aide

Report: North Korea’s Kim Jong-un Executes Another Powerful Aide Image Credit: REUTERS/KCNA Report: Kim Jong-un Executes Another Powerful Aide Kim Kyong Ok of North Korea’s powerful Organization and Guidance Department has reportedly been executed. http://thediplomat.com/2014/ 10/report-kim-jong-un- executes-another-powerful- aide/ By Tae-jun Kang October 31, 2014 Kim Jong-un may have executed one of his closest aides according […]

Ghosts: A 500-Year History Of Apparitions, Poltergeists, Seances And Our Longing To Believe In The Paranormal

Ghosts: A 500-Year History Of Apparitions, Poltergeists, Seances And Our Longing To Believe In The Paranormal http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com I think quite a few us are curious about whether we are alone in the Universe, what happens — if anything — after we die — is there a passage way to another dimension between the living and […]

Gates Blasts Lawmakers Over Sequestration; What A Republican Majority Must Do

My guess is that the Republicans will increase their seats in the House and take the Senate. If they want a winning start — 4 things they could do right away is: 1) End sequestration and restore some defense cuts; 2) approve the Keystone Pipeline; 3) State their intentions to pursue tax reform, including diminishing […]