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US Navy's Aviation Crisis


It’s becoming a familiar story.  Monday, November 12, 2018, an F/A-18F Superhornet fighter-attack jet flying from the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan crashed while on deployment in the Western Pacific.  An MH-60R Seahawk helicopter also from USS Ronald Reagan’s Carrier Air Wing 5 crashed on October 19 ...

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CNN: Tramadol Trafficking and Terror in Africa


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


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


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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Missile Defense


Last IAEA Team in North Korea, April 2009

North Korea: No Missile Tests, But Is Kim Jong Un Capable of Denuking?

Dr. Rebecca Grant

When President Trump and President Moon talk in New York, they should take a moment to reflect on the improved situation with North Korea.  No missile tests for 10 months.  And very intense negotiations on denuclearization.  It’s excellent progress.  So why aren’t the press and analysts cheering?


The ...

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How Trump Can Launch Nuclear Weapons


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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North Korea

Kim Jong Un addresses workers' conference

Watch North Korea Squirm


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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