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Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

With the illegal and unrecognized annexation of four Ukrainian territories yesterday morning, Russian President Vladimir Putin attempted to set the terms for negotiations to...

The Embassy

The Ukraine War Has Putin Making Some Bad Decisions: Don’t bother reading Russian President Putin’s speech announcing the Russian Federation’s annexation of four Ukrainian provinces...

The Embassy

It is increasingly clear that Russian President Vladimir Putin is panicking over the course of his war in Ukraine. Ukraine won a major, rapid...

What the Experts Think

The press these days is mad about one question regarding the war in Ukraine: would Russian President Putin dare use nuclear weapons? And as...

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat

Not guilty. This week marked the climax of the court-martial of Seaman Recruit Ryan Mays, the sailor alleged to have put the torch to...

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat

Will a ‘Peak’ China decide now is the time for war with America: Hal Brands and Michael Beckley have breaking news from 1832! Namely...

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat

Putin: King Pyrrhus of Moscow?: Over at Geopolitical Monitor, Julian McBride wonders whether Vladimir Putin has come to a “Pyrrhus of Epirus moment.” Maybe...

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat

Yesterday the crack Institute for the Study of War (ISW) team had glad tidings in their daily roundup of the latest developments out of...

Smart Bombs

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

In a speech on Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that four regions of Ukraine – Zaporizhzhia, Kherson, Donetsk, and Luhansk – would be...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

The Russian military has suffered another humiliating defeat after the Ukrainian forces captured the town of Lyman. The Russian-occupied Ukrainian city had been under...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

The Russian invasion of Ukraine isn’t going well for the Russian forces. On day 220 of the war, the Ukrainian forces liberated Lyman and...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

Is the U.S. Air Force’s Next-Generation Air Dominance (NGAD) fighter program going too fast or too slow? Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall has been...

Trillions

Trillions

DirecTV and Dish Network still remain two of the largest operators of pay-TV service and continue to offer options not available to cable. Yet,...

Trillions

Pay-TV subscribers apparently are quite satisfied with Dish Network. For the fifth year in a row, the satellite service has been named number one...

Trillions

The global Covid-19 pandemic, which resulted in lockdowns in the spring of 2020 and caused many to cancel vacation plans that year, actually caused...

Trillions

If I told you that the free market, of its own accord, had made a domestic energy source that was cheaper than anything America...

The Embassy

The Embassy

What Ukraine’s NATO Application Means for the War: In response to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s Friday announcement that he will annex four regions of...

The Embassy

The United States and NATO failed to deter Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Actions taken before the February invasion – withdrawal of trainers from Ukraine...

The Embassy

Russian President Vladimir Putin has drawn comparisons between his unprovoked war in Ukraine with the act of liberation. On September 30, when announcing the...

The Embassy

Through their brave protests, the Iranian people are sending a message to the world: the Islamic Republic is repressive and unreformable. Its fearsome security...

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...

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Politics

Putin Wants Russia’s Borders Changed? Here’s How the West Should Respond: Russian President Vladimir Putin today announced the annexation of vast swaths of Ukraine...

Politics

What happens now in Ukraine? In a speech on Friday, September 30, President Vladimir Putin declared that Russia was annexing four Ukrainian regions. Putin also...

Politics

Trust in most U.S. institutions – including Congress, the White House, the media, academia – has been marred as the poles of society move...

Politics

When Russia took Lysychansk on July 3, it was the third major Ukrainian city to fall in as many months, and by all appearances...

Hermit Kingdom

Hermit Kingdom

North Korea has conducted a banned missile test in response to US Vice President Kamala Harris’ visit to South Korea. “Two short-range ballistic missiles...

Hermit Kingdom

North Korea has done it again, which is no surprise. While the ROK/U.S. alliance and the international community has been waiting for a seventh...

Hermit Kingdom

Washington Must Learn to Bargain with a Nuclear North Korea: Kim Jong-Un’s statement in early September that North Korea will never give up its...

Hermit Kingdom

North Korea Slams U. S. Over Weapons Transfer to Russia Claims – In a report from state media on Thursday, a North Korean defense...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

Baretta APX: Despite offering the Army a solid pistol design–and enjoying several advantages–Beretta lost. Here’s why. The Competition The XM17 Modular Handgun System competition...