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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 President’s Fiscal Year 2025 Budget Request was recently released. It describes a bleak outlook for U.S. military readiness, specifically regarding America’s aerial forces. Over the...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense and National Security

Following the ground taxi testing of its prototype, Quarterhorse Mk 0, the Mk 1 aims to demonstrate subsonic flight capabilities. Hermeus’s ambitious program progresses...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense and National Security

Loitering munitions are here to stay, and militaries now must learn to not only enhance the capabilities to strike with them offensively but also...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense and National Security

To better compete with China, Congress should ditch the budget caps and provide the military with real budgetary growth. Failure to adequately fund the...

Trillions

Trillions - 19FortyFive

In early 2008 Ben Bernanke’s Federal Reserve downplayed at great cost the downside risks to the economy coming from the subprime loan crisis. Today,...

Trillions - 19FortyFive

One reason to think that the Fed will be mistaken in keeping interest rates high based on backward-looking data is that this policy exacerbates...

Trillions - 19FortyFive

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's stance on maintaining high-interest rates, despite significant inflation reduction, is critiqued amid fears of exacerbating a regional banking crisis...

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....

The Embassy

The Embassy

This month, Secretary of State Antony Blinken stirred up controversy when he told reporters that Ukraine will become a NATO member in the future. Some American...

The Embassy

One of the main reasons the Iran is reluctant to a direct war with Israel or America is due to their internal turmoil and...

The Embassy

From Chechnya to Syria to Afghanistan, Putin has done more to encourage terrorism than fight it, with Moscow maintaining ties to terrorist groups from...

The Embassy

Are Russia’s self-elected president Vladimir Putin and his security services that dumb or that complicit against their own people?

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

Time is a precious commodity in Israel’s fight against Hamas terrorists. As Israel prepares to enter Hamas’s final stronghold, Rafah, the United States should...

Politics

Despite what the donor class and old-line conservative punditry think, the conservative base has been Trumpified. Nikki Haley is running for the nomination of...

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.  

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.