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Liz Cheney may well run for president; this should horrify liberals who, instead, beam proudly at their adopted, conservative daughter. Cheney is about to lose...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

Poland has become the linchpin of NATO’s eastern defense. Recognizing its important geostrategic position, the U.S. has deployed significant forces to that country, including...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

Over at the Wall Street Journal this week current 19FortyFive Contributing Editor, my former U.S. Naval War College colleague and current dean at the...

The Embassy

Was Afghanistan Winnable? As we approach the one-year anniversary of the collapse of the Afghan government and army to a relatively weak Taliban army, there...

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

Following calls from the international community for Russian troops to leave the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant facility in Ukraine, Russian officials this week insisted...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

Alexei Tabalov, a lawyer who heads up the Conscript’s School legal aid group, told The Associated Press this week how a large number of...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

The U.S. Navy’s next-generation Zumwalt-class destroyers just look cool. They are loaded with missiles and advanced guns. They have radar-evading stealth characteristics. And this...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense, National Security and More

T-64 tanks have seen use on both sides during Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. These tanks have a history going back to the first decades...

Trillions

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...

Trillions

While total visitor numbers haven’t returned to pre-pandemic levels, the magic is slowly coming back at Disney’s Magic Kingdom. Disney World in Florida is once...

Trillions

Turkey’s newest and most advanced drilling ship, the Abdulhamid Han, departed from the southern Mersin’s port this week to begin its deployment northwest of...

Trillions

There are apparently a lot of people who need their fix of Star Wars, Marvel superheroes, Disney movie classics, and sports – as the Mouse House’s platforms...

The Embassy

The Embassy

Zelenskyy Is Angry Ukrainian Officials Revealed Covert Tactics In Crimea: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy hit out at Ukrainian officials this week for leaking information...

The Embassy

Dueling protests swept the streets of Baghdad on Friday. In doing so, they emphasized the rift between the two Shiite centers of power in...

The Embassy

The ongoing joint U.S.-Iranian nuclear negotiations in Vienna may finally conclude on Monday, as the European Union is set to circulate the final draft document to...

The Embassy

On day 170 of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the Russian military is trying to understand what happened to its air base in Crimea which...

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

Hillary Clinton 2024? Whispers are beginning to circulate that Hillary Clinton may make another presidential bid. Clinton has categorically denied that she is interested in...

Politics

Coming Soon: Stimulus Checks for San Antonio? San Antonio, Texas, residents may be about to receive another round of stimulus checks, courtesy of a proposal...

Politics

Ten years ago, Utah Sen. Mitt Romney was the standard bearer for the Republican Party. Romney headed the GOP ticket during the 2012 presidential...

Politics

The home of a former state TV broadcaster was raided in Russia on Wednesday after speaking out against the Russian invasion of Ukraine live...

Hermit Kingdom

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...

Hermit Kingdom

In South Korea, the discussion of developing indigenous nuclear weapons is expanding. South Korean public opinion is moving on this issue, as is the...