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We Have A Trump Doctrine: Principled Realism

Dr. Rebecca Grant
12/19/2017

We have a Trump Doctrine.  It's principled realism and here are the 4 principles: Protect the Homeland, Promote American Prosperity, Peace Through Strength and Advance American Influence Abroad.  Read the National Security Strategy

Power is central.  American economic power is at the foundation and it’s the engine of ...

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Features

CNN: Tramadol Trafficking and Terror in Africa

1/24/2018

Synthetic opioid trafficking is a huge new revenue target for ISIS affiliates -- think Al Capone and the liquor gangsters.  Read about the UN's concerns on opiod trafficking in this piece by CNN.

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Battling ISIS On Our Streets

11/1/2017

We’re fighting the terrorist diaspora on our streets.

In 2016, ISIS attacks killed 1456 in multiple countries.  For 2017 the death toll after the truck attack in New York City stands at 685.  The ...

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Beast Mode for F-35 Stealth Fighter Jet

10/25/2017

22,000 lbs. of weapons.  That's what  the F-35 fighter can carry, with internal and external stores together.  Pilots call it Beast Mode.  Who knew our newest stealth fighter had a Beast Mode?  Yet ...

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We Have A Trump Doctrine: Principled Realism

Dr. Rebecca Grant
12/19/2017

We have a Trump Doctrine.  It's principled realism and here are the 4 principles: Protect the Homeland, Promote American Prosperity, Peace Through Strength and Advance American Influence Abroad.  Read the National Security Strategy

Power is central.  American economic power is at the foundation and it’s the engine of ...

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Daily Mail UK, 2015

PLA Training for AI

Can Trump Stop China From Taking Away American AI Dominance?

Dr. Rebecca Grant
12/5/2017

China wants to catch the USA in AI technology by 2020 and surpass us in 2025.  Then China plans to lead the world in economic and military applications of artificial intelligence by 2030.  So said former Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work at a US Naval Institute talk December 4 ...

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ISIS equipment after a raid by Eqypt in Sinai

Egypt and the New Tactics to Fight ISIS

11/29/2017

The Rawda mosque attack showed a wounded beast is the most vicious.  Now that their Syria/Iraq caliphate is gone, top ISIS priorities include Egypt’s Sinai, Libya, East Africa and the Khorasan insurgency in Afghanistan.

JCS Chairman Gen Joe Dunford spoke on Oct. 24, 2017 of Egypt's efforts ...

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How Trump Can Launch Nuclear Weapons

11/17/2017

Nuclear strikes and responses to attacks on the US are handled through a chain of command set up decades ago to ensure civilian control of military forces as mandated by our Constitution. Recently the Senate fussed over Trump's role.  "We are concerned that the President of the United States ...

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Battling ISIS On Our Streets

11/1/2017

We’re fighting the terrorist diaspora on our streets.

In 2016, ISIS attacks killed 1456 in multiple countries.  For 2017 the death toll after the truck attack in New York City stands at 685.  The NYPD fighting ISIS just as much as our forces in Syria.

This is the terrorist ...

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North Korea

Kim Jong Un addresses workers' conference

Watch North Korea Squirm

10/30/2017

On Nov. 7, President Trump will be the first US president to address South Korea's parliament since 1993.   Decision time is coming for Kim Jong Un.   After six months of missile tests and one nuclear blast, he's weighing whether to push the international coalition.  China said in August ...

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Beast Mode for F-35 Stealth Fighter Jet

10/25/2017

22,000 lbs. of weapons.  That's what  the F-35 fighter can carry, with internal and external stores together.  Pilots call it Beast Mode.  Who knew our newest stealth fighter had a Beast Mode?  Yet it makes sense.  F-35s now operational with the Marines, Air Force and Navy are taking ...

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Stalinist Feminism and Your Voice

10/8/2017

The days of Stalinist feminism are over.  So when Michelle Obama said “Any woman who voted against Hillary Clinton voted against their own voice”  I had to respond.  Her remark was enough of a sweeping generalization to be described, with a bit of humor intended, as Stalinist feminism.

“Stalinist” is ...

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