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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

This latest attack on American troops based at the al-Tanf garrison in Syria comes amid a series of Iran-linked plots on U.S. soil.

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

Russia's Su-57 stealth fighter has been hit with problem after problem and likely will never be built in mass like the F-22 and F-35.

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

Ukraine - with the benefit of special forces attacks and long-range missiles - now can slow the flow of personnel and supplies from reaching...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

While the chances of a battleship comeback sometime in the future seem dead, we present what many would agree are the finest battlewagons to...

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

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...

The Embassy

19FortyFive asked nine top experts a simple question: Was the fall of Afghanistan inevitable? Here is what they told us.

The Embassy

Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander James Stavridis said on Sunday during an interview on The Cats Roundtable radio show that Russian President Vladimir Putin...

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

Will it all – the Inflation Reduction Act, CHIPS, Pact, and the abortion issue – be enough to help Democrats and Joe Biden hold...

Politics

As expected, Liz Cheney lost the GOP primary for her Wyoming congressional seat. Actually, Cheney was trounced, receiving less than one-third of the votes...

Politics

Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney asked Democrats to switch parties last minute and vote for her in the Republican primary, but her efforts ultimately failed...

Politics

The Republican Party is vastly different than it was before former President Donald Trump entered the White House. Today’s political landscape doesn’t seem to...

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...