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On April 24, 2021, President Joe Biden looks likely to recognize formally the Armenian genocide. Frankly, such a move, delayed for decades because Jewish...

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On President Joe Biden’s first day in office, he signed an executive order canceling permits for the Keystone XL pipeline that would have brought...

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In 2008, U.S. academic economists distinguished themselves by failing to anticipate the U.S. housing and credit market bust that led to the Great Economic...

The Embassy

It is bad enough when the United States incurs grave risks to defend even indisputably democratic allies, if those countries lack sufficient importance to...

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat

Over at Reuters, Terje Solsvik and Nerijus Adomaitis report that the Norwegian government has consented to let the U.S. military construct facilities at three...

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat

One grave risk lurks within the upcoming pullout of U.S. forces from Afghanistan, otherwise an altogether wholesome development. Namely, the armed services may—either through...

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat

At last. Washington is calling a halt to the Twenty Years’ War in Afghanistan—and performing what Naval Diplomat colleague and pal Marc Genest took...

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat

An old book from the 1950s explains How to Lie with Statistics. Author Darrell Huff alerts readers to be on guard against those who...

Smart Bombs

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

In a ceremony earlier this month, the United States Navy commissioned the latest Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS), USS Oakland (LCS 24). Navy leaders,...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

Arms exports are truly big business and accounted for an estimated $27 billion in 2019. The United States remains the top exporter, with the...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

Last year, a Congressional Research Service Report published by the Federation of American Scientists (FAS) highlighted the state of Russia’s nuclear weapons. Moscow’s nuclear...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

While pierogis and schabowy may not be on the menu at the mess hall, some United States Air Force pilots and Airmen will likely...

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Trillions

In February, China’s space agency proudly confirmed that the ultra-ambitious rover mission that it had launched in July had finally reached orbit around Mars....

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Like a frequent flier hoping in vain for an upgrade, President Joe Biden may need to be patient when it comes to the arrival...

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Multiple times over the years, DirecTV and Dish Network have come close to merging. More recently, the chairman and former CEO of Dish, Charlie...

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I’ve never had an operation before. It wasn’t particularly serious and perhaps a few years overdue, but it involved a general anesthetic, scalpels, and...

The Embassy

The Embassy

Petraeus Errs in Trashing Biden Decision to Quit Afghanistan On April 15, DefenseOne reported that former General David Petraeus criticized — “trashed” — President Joe...

The Embassy

Last winter marked the 42nd anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran that ended the monarchy in the country. Within months, radical students would...

The Embassy

All eyes are on Afghanistan after President Joe Biden’s announcement that he will withdraw American troops from the country by September 11, 2021. While...

The Embassy

President Joe Biden announced yesterday that he would withdraw all remaining U.S. forces from Afghanistan to end the “forever war.” Bizarrely, he made the...

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Coronavirus Chaos

There’s been a great deal of debate in recent months about the ethics and efficacy of “vaccine passports,” in regard to coronavirus vaccination. That’s...

Coronavirus Chaos

In general, no federal law prohibits businesses from asking for proof of vaccination as a condition of consumer services or employment. Kathryn Watson of...

Coronavirus Chaos

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is recommending the federal government and state governments stop administering Johnson & Johnson’s Covid‐​19 vaccine. Some 7 million Americans have...

Coronavirus Chaos

President Joe Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 in early March. The first major piece of legislation to pass in the...

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Politics

Universities, corporations, nonprofit groups, and other institutions are increasingly pressured to take positions on political issues such as climate change, systemic racism, diversity, and...

Politics

If Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Pramila Jayapal have their way, a college education would be completely free for millions of Americans. If passed,...

Politics

How many provisions of H.R. 1, if enacted, would be struck down by the courts as unconstitutional? It’s not clear anyone has tried to...

Politics

President Joe Biden’s administration wants you to know your children are biased, and Washington has a plan to fix them. This week, the U.S....

Hermit Kingdom

Hermit Kingdom

The North Korean Artillery Threat North Korea’s continued development of its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile capabilities remains a top national security threat. These...

Hermit Kingdom

19FortyFive has confirmed that North Korea is near completion of a submarine that is most likely configured to fire a ballistic missile, according to...

Hermit Kingdom

The Korean Peninsula remains one of the world’s most dangerous hotspots, with the potential for the outbreak of a truly calamitous conflict. Much of...

Hermit Kingdom

North Korea’s recent testing of “newly-developed tactical guided missiles” has raised the specter of possible North Korean development of tactical nuclear weapons. Indeed, North...

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Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More