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In a few days in Geneva President Joe Biden will meet with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin. The summit is taking place as Washington is...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

Here’s some good for thought as we all look to Geneva and the upcoming U.S.-Russia summit in a few days. A few years back,...

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat

Every now and again the idea that ultramodern technology will someday render the oceans and seas transparent—and expose submarine fleets to detection, tracking, and...

The Embassy

Joe Biden has begun his first foreign trip as president, which will culminate in a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Despite America’s technological,...

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat

The second nuclear age proceeds apace. President Joe Biden is slated to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin this coming Wednesday in Geneva to...

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat

Take that, zombie! Over at Breaking Defense, Bill Greenwalt aims a blast to the cranium of one of the most deathless talking points—myths, fallacies,...

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat

Over at Business Insider, Christopher Woody has the story of how NATO navies are working to keep the sea lanes connecting North America with...

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat

Japan may be coming at the problem of defending its southwestern islands backward. This week over at the South China Morning Post, Julian Ryall...

Smart Bombs

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

The US-China rivalry has many dimensions, but at its heart is a strategic contest over primacy in the Western Pacific. Although this contest is...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

The Chinese military has been practicing firing missiles in the dark, a more difficult task for troops than a daytime launch, Chinese state media...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

This month, the United States Air Force awarded a $464.8 million contract to Learjet Inc. for six Bombardier Global 6000 jets. The large cabin...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

Perhaps President Joe Biden has another reason to push his gun control agenda. According to recent reports, the Biden administration’s push to regulate the...

Trillions

Trillions

The Federal Reserve’s repeated denial that the country might soon have a real inflation problem reminds me of the apocryphal story about the inquest...

Trillions

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) took to Twitter recently with a reminder that not a single Republican chose to vote in favor of the third...

Trillions

That nightmare scenario is about to come true: In just a few weeks, the Internal Revenue Service will send out its final batch of...

Trillions

Today’s employment numbers are cause for both celebration and concern. We should celebrate that the US economy is clearly on the mend and more...

The Embassy

The Embassy

For nearly 50 years, Joe Biden has gotten it wrong on foreign policy. In dealing with Russia, he has a reputation for prioritizing tough...

The Embassy

On February 22, 1946, George Kennan, then a young American diplomat in the Soviet Union, penned a secret cable to the State Department. Kennan...

The Embassy

A renewed call for an increased focus on the part of the U.S. intelligence community to examine the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic has...

The Embassy

As a Foreign Service Officer in the US Department of State, I spent more than 30 years serving our country. I feel a special...

Coronavirus

Coronavirus Chaos

For over a year, the world has been preoccupied with fighting COVID-19. The tide of that battle has now turned. And it is now...

Coronavirus Chaos

The pursuit of Covid-19 origin has just begun. And it will only get harder from here. President Joe Biden’s decision to task our intelligence...

Coronavirus Chaos

There is a growing realization that efforts by key scientists, political leaders, and most of the mainstream media to stifle debate about the origin...

Coronavirus Chaos

As the stimulus checks from the American Rescue Plan continue to roll out, a talking point has emerged frequently in recent weeks: That businesses,...

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Politics

In his Rose Garden address in April, President Joe Biden called for legislators to enact new gun control provisions, while he also made the...

Politics

As Covid-19 restrictions are being eased and people are beginning to travel more, the cost of airline tickets is expected to increase and even...

Politics

A few potentially bad apples could spoil the bunch. That is essentially the logic that David Chipman, President Joe Biden’s nominee for director of...

Politics

On Wednesday, President Joe Biden ordered the flag at the White House to be lowered to half-staff to honor the nine individuals who lost...

Hermit Kingdom

Hermit Kingdom

Senior U.S. defense officials have stressed the need for the United States to continue to invest in improvements to the country’s ballistic missile defense...

Hermit Kingdom

According to an official from South Korea’s Ministry of Unification, South Korea has made daily calls to North Korea for the past year using...

Hermit Kingdom

President Joe Biden recently met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in May, only the second in-person summit for the new U.S. president. The...

Hermit Kingdom

North Korea may be facing the possibility of a food shortage in the near future, according to a report by the Korea Development Institute....

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Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More