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At its Madrid summit on Wednesday, NATO formally invited Finland and Sweden to join the alliance. In its Summit Declaration, NATO said inviting the...

The Embassy

The largest military alliance in the world is set to become even larger after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan withdrew his objections to Finland...

The Embassy

Seeking to both assuage China and to clarify confusion left by President Joe Biden’s off-the-cuff remarks about Taiwan, National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan earlier...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

What goals do states seek in waging proxy war? The biggest reason involves a desire to inflict costs on an opponent while minimizing the...

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat

To what end? That’s a timeless question military folk and their political masters should ask themselves before crowing about their ability to wield this...

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat

This week China launched—meaning deposited in the water for the first time—its latest aircraft carrier, the Type 003. Dubbed Fujian, China’s third flattop will...

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat

So during this sabbatical year, I’ve been reading Andrew Lambert’s The British Way of War: Julian Corbett and the Battle for a National Strategy...

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat

This week marks the eightieth anniversary of the Battle of Midway. That’s when, guided by imaginative intelligence work, remnants of the U.S. Navy fleet...

Smart Bombs

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

The Block III F/A-18 Super Hornet is truly a remarkable fighter jet. A former member of the U.S. Air Force explains why: The U.S....

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

The M60 Patton, Explained: Gen. George Smith Patton Jr. was known as a genius and a forward thinker when it came to tank warfare. It...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

The Soviet Communist system by its very nature eschewed entrepreneurialism. However, even under the dark days of Joseph Stalin, inventiveness and creative thinking could...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

As the world’s third operational fifth-generation fighter, China’s Chengdu J-20 stealth airframe is a formidable force in the skies. The advanced twin-seat all-weather jet...

Trillions

Trillions

What Will Biden Do On Student Loans, And How Will It Affect the Economy? – New figures revealed this week how Biden’s Department of...

Trillions

Despite big announcements on climate ambitions from major emitters and a pandemic-induced economic slump, prices for thermal coal spiked to above US$400 per ton in early...

Trillions

How Big Will the COLA Be for Social Security? With inflation reaccelerating in May to the highest levels since 1981, the next annual cost-of-living increase...

Trillions

ANCHOR: Do You Qualify For New Jersey’s $1,500 Property Tax Relief? – Earlier this month, Democratic Governor of New Jersey Phil Murphy announced a...

The Embassy

The Embassy

Shocking Perspective – Ukraine’s Losses Greater Than the Whole of the British Army – In a completely hypothetical scenario – one that didn’t involve...

The Embassy

Iran carried out a second test of its Zuljanah satellite launcher this week, according to state media sources. This latest launch came a few...

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Russian Supermarket Ukraine Strike Deemed “War Crime” By G7 Leaders – G7 leaders attending a meeting in Germany this week condemned a Russian missile...

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The Islamic Republic of Iran’s leadership functions to preserve and export the country’s revolutionary principles. Its premiere asset in chasing this objective is the...

Coronavirus

Coronavirus Chaos

As COVID Cases Rise, Studies Suggest Omicron Is More Deadly Than Originally Though – COVID-19 cases in the United States steadily increased in April,...

Coronavirus Chaos

Midterms Likely Play a Part in Sudden COVID Restriction Pullback: Seemingly out of nowhere, COVID-19 regulations across the United States are being relaxed and...

Coronavirus Chaos

England will become the first country in the world to drop all remaining COVID restrictions at the end of February, following almost two years...

Coronavirus Chaos

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki attempted to distance the Biden administration from controversial COVID-19 lockdown measures on Friday, pointing the finger at the...

Politics News

Politics

As NATO countries continue to assist Ukraine in its effort to push back Russian troops making major advances in the eastern region of Donbas,...

Politics

Yes, the Russian military is winning in Donbas. But how high will the cost be? On day 126 of the Russian invasion of Ukraine,...

Politics

As the war on terror went off the rails in the last two decades, calls for the US to show greater restraint in its...

Politics

Roe v. Wade was overturned by the conservative Supreme Court majority former President Donald Trump built. If he decides to run for president again...

Hermit Kingdom

Hermit Kingdom

North Korea has long been rumored to be working on smaller nuclear weapons. These could be deployed on a battlefield alongside traditional conventional weapons,...

Hermit Kingdom

US and South Korean intelligence now strongly suspect another nuclear weapons test by North Korea will occur soon. This would be North Korea’s seventh...

Hermit Kingdom

Amid an ongoing food shortage and economic crisis, North Korea reportedly test-fired suspected artillery pieces into the ocean on Sunday – a sign that...

Hermit Kingdom

Response to North Korea Missile Launch Model for Future U.S. Policy? – Kim Jong-un is at it again. On June 5, the Supreme Leader...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

Israeli aerospace company Elbit Systems showcased its cutting-edge Skylark-3 small tactical unmanned aerial systems (STUAS) at the Singapore Airshow this past winter. The advanced...