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Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat - 19FortyFive

Over at the Atlantic Council, former director of U.S. Navy strategy and operational concepts Bruce Stubbs probes “Ten Challenges to Implementing Force Design 2030.” Force...

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat - 19FortyFive

It’s starting to feel like 1953 again, this time in Ukraine. That year is when the Koreas and their allies agreed on an armistice,...

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat - 19FortyFive

I think Theodore Roosevelt would be dismayed at the state of global order today. It seems to be in retreat, or rather under concerted...

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat - 19FortyFive

A friend serving in the U.S. Army asks: how can army leaders get their message about the army’s role in Pacific strategy to “resonate”...

Smart Bombs

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense and National Security

The UK’s partnership with the Abraham Accords can help mitigate this by promoting deeper military and economic cooperation among the Accords’ signatories. Failure by...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense and National Security

Illicit narcotics reportedly fueled Hamas terrorists as they slaughtered Israeli civilians on Oct. 7. Israeli forces apparently found captagon pills stuffed inside the pockets...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense and National Security

War is hell, and urban combat even more so. Still, the juxtaposition of the international sympathy for efforts to defeat the Islamic State with...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense and National Security

A month after Hamas launched its deadly raid into southern Israel, Gaza now looks like a wasteland. More than 10,000 Palestinians have been killed,...

Trillions

Trillions - 19FortyFive

In a significant move, the United States has imposed sanctions on the Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise (Moge), marking the first time the U.S....

Trillions - 19FortyFive

The Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) is the emergency stockpile of petroleum for the United States, maintained by the United States Department of Energy (DOE),...

Trillions - 19FortyFive

While Social Security continues to be an important lifeline for seniors, the program is likely to face a severe financial shortfall in the coming...

Trillions - 19FortyFive

The Forbes 400, an annual ranking of America’s top 400 wealthiest individuals, was released Tuesday without a familiar name. Donald Trump, commonly understood to...

The Embassy

The Embassy

Now Playing on X: Mr. Putin’s Historical Fantasy: I’ve studied the obscure field of Early East Slavic history for most of my life. It’s...

The Embassy

In the ongoing Israel-Hamas war, Russia is – predictably – backing Hamas. Prior to the gruesome Hamas attack on October 7, Russian President Vladimir...

The Embassy

Video of Secretary of State Antony Blinken grimacing is trending after President Joe Biden called Chinese leader Xi Jinping a dictator during a press...

The Embassy

In the early 2010s, then-U.S. President Barack Obama articulated the need for Washington’s foreign policy focus to ‘pivot to Asia’. In 2011, his Secretary...

Coronavirus

Coronavirus Chaos

Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) has reignited concerns about the relationship between Dr. Anthony Fauci, former Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious...

Coronavirus Chaos

Anthony Fauci, the former head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, does not believe that federal mask mandates will return even...

Coronavirus Chaos

There has been just enough distance and peace from COVID-19 restrictions and paranoia to let the horrible memories of those terrible two years fade...

Coronavirus Chaos

Kirillov didn't just suggest that the United States was responsible for the Covid-19 pandemic but also claimed that the Office of Pandemic Preparedness and...

Politics News

Politics

Summary: The article critiques America’s wavering commitment to its allies, highlighting the dangerous trend of strategic and political short-sightedness. It contrasts current political divisiveness...

Politics

The House Homeland Security Committee on Sunday released two articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.  

Politics

In 2024, Donald Trump will face as many as four criminal trials – while at the same time running for president, in a contest...

Politics

House Republicans and the White House once again are on a government-shutdown collision course. The government could shutter on Nov. 18 without a resolution. ...

Hermit Kingdom

Hermit Kingdom

If Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has anything to say about it, sunny North Korea may soon become the next hot tourist destination for...

Hermit Kingdom

We have a habit of thinking of China and North Korea as allies. Indeed, China’s Mao Zedong once described the two as being “as...

Hermit Kingdom

North Korea has provided support in the civil wars in Ethiopia, Angola, Sri Lanka, and Yemen. Though the number of troops was small, North...

Hermit Kingdom

A vague North Korean-Russia alignment adds a new headache to East Asian security. But without China, it is still underpowered.

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