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Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat

Nancy Pelosi did not need to go to Taiwan. But having publicly broached the possibility of alighting in Taipei during her tour of Asian...

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat

Today the chief of naval operations, Admiral Mike Gilday, released an updated “Navigation Plan” for 2022. In effect, the Navigation Plan represents Admiral Gilday’s...

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat

Niccolò Machiavelli, meet Chester Nimitz. In his Discourses on Roman history the Renaissance Florentine philosopher-statesman claimed that human beings do not relish change. In...

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat

I’ve been a ghost around the hallowed halls of the U.S. Naval War College in Newport this sabbatical year. But I did clank and...

Smart Bombs

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

Throughout the Cold War, India was a nation that managed to court both the West and Moscow. New Delhi purchased former Royal Navy aircraft...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

What were the worst small arms of World War II? One expert gave us his take along with pictures and video to back up...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

Would Russia actually trade its powerful Su-35 fighter for drones from Iran?

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

Clearly, Russia’s Pantsir air defense system has on paper strong capabilities. But what if it can't handle attacks by modernized drones and UAVs?

Trillions

Trillions

Remember the good ol’ days when you could walk into a gun shop – or the sporting goods section of Walmart (ugh) if necessary...

Trillions

What is Biden’s Long-Term Student Debt Strategy? Joe Biden’s Department of Education announced on Tuesday a fresh round of student loan debt cancelation, wiping the...

Trillions

Missouri Governor Pushes Legislators to Pass Stimulus Check Alternative – When the largest budget in Missouri history was passed in May with the support...

Trillions

Verizon is offering some amazing speeds for its Fios internet service – but can you even get it? Not likely: Earlier this year, telecommunications giant...

The Embassy

The Embassy

The Biden Administration has struggled mightily in communicating its overall foreign policy strategy, meandering from one geopolitical crisis to the next. From ordering the...

The Embassy

Why would the Biden Administration push ahead with an F-16 sale to Turkey when they will also buy from Russia additional S-400s?

The Embassy

On Monday, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) announced that it had uncovered and “foiled” a tunnel dug by Gaza’s ruling terror group Hamas. Designed...

The Embassy

On Monday, Iranian officials revealed that its military had launched a two-week-long drone competition alongside Russia, Belarus, and Armenia. Dubbed the 2022 Falcon Hunting...

Coronavirus

Coronavirus Chaos

A new virus has emerged in China and infected around 35 people, sparking concern that a new pandemic could be on the way. Scientists...

Coronavirus Chaos

President Joe Biden has tested positive for COVID-19. He is currently experiencing mild symptoms, the White House said. “This morning, President Biden tested positive...

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...

Politics News

Politics

Yes, Joe Biden still seems poised to run for president in 2024. But if AOC did run for the highest office in the land,...

Politics

Joe Biden has made statements that he could forgive up to $10,000 dollars in student loan debt. What will he end up actually doing?

Politics

Pelosi blew up so many norms in the House of Representatives that Democrats may have to look over their shoulder across many fronts if...

Politics

Former Vice President Mike Pence risked angering a large section of the Republican base on Wednesday when he implored his party to stop criticizing...

Hermit Kingdom

Hermit Kingdom

This article is adapted from remarks presented by the author at International Forum on One Korea 2022 in Seoul, Korea on August 13, 2022....

Hermit Kingdom

North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un announced that all COVID-19 lockdown measures would come to an end this week, declaring victory over the virus...

Hermit Kingdom

Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, toured East Asia last week. Much debate was stirred by her visit to Taiwan,...

Hermit Kingdom

North Korea has reportedly tested explosive devices and has recently begun digging new underground tunnels at its Punggye-ri nuclear test site. According to an...