Category Navy

U.S. War Ship Nears Chinese Island In First Navigation Challenge Under Trump

U.S. War Ship Nears Chinese Island In First Navigation Challenge Under Trump: report By Max Greenwood, thehill.com View Original May 24th, 2017 A United States Navy war ship neared an artificial island built by China in the South China Sea on Wednesday in the first U.S. freedom of navigation operation under the Trump administration, the Wall Street Journal reported. […]

Evolution Of U.S. Cyber Operations And Information Warfare

Evolution Of U.S. Cyber Operations And Information Warfare divergentoptions.org · by Divergent Options · May 25, 2017 Brett Wessley is an officer in the U.S. Navy, currently assigned to U.S. Pacific Command. The contents of this paper reflect his own personal views and are not necessarily endorsed by U.S. Pacific Command, Department of the Navy or Department of […]

Graham: Congress Has ‘No Plan’ To End Sequestration Amid Military Readiness Challenges

Graham: Congress Has ‘No Plan’ To End Sequestration Amid Military Readiness Challenges ‘We shot down more planes than anybody else because of our budget’ Share Tweet Email Sen. Lindsey Graham / Getty Images BY: Natalie Johnson Follow @nataliejohnsonn May 24, 2017 3:35 pm The Trump administration’s 2018 defense budget proposal will likely extend sequestration into […]

Japanese Scholar Weighs In On How To Deter North Korea

Excerpts: Given all this, how should the United States and its allies respond? Although the seriousness of the conversation is different in Japan and South Korea, one option is nuclear-arming, or the introduction of nuclear weapons by the United States. However, it would seem to be premature to conclude that Japan and South Korea need […]

Remembering Bull Simons, A True Legend In The Special Forces Community

  Remembering Bull Simons, A True Legend in the Special Forces Community By Steve Balestrieri, specialoperations.com View Original May 23rd, 2017 By | Air Force, Army, Heroes of U.S. Special Operations, History, SOF, SpecOps, US SOCOM On May 21, 1979, Special Forces had one its true legends take from it prematurely. Arthur “Bull” Simons died at the age of 60 and was buried in […]

Where To Go Next On North Korea

Where To Go Next On North Korea Kurt Campbell, a former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State, suggests more financial sanctions https://www.wsj.com/articles/where-to-go-next-on-north-korea-1495504980?mg=id-wsj Ex-U.S. Diplomat Says Trump Administration Lacks North Korea Experience Kurt Campbell talks about the Trump administration’s efforts to deal with the rising threat from North Korea and manage the role of the U.S. as […]

Brit Special Forces Sniper Takes Out ISIS Sniper 1.5 Miles Away

Report: Brit Special Forces sniper takes out ISIS sniper 1.5 miles away May 22, 2017 Imagine firing a gun and taking out a sniper so far away that the bullet takes three seconds to arrive, traveling at supersonic speed.  With one shot! More http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2017/05/report_brit_special_forces_sniper_takes_out_isis_sniper_15_miles_away.html   May 22, 2017 Report: Brit Special Forces Sniper Takes Out […]

Chinese Cyber-Spies Target Asian Neighbors

https://www.thecipherbrief.com/article/tech/chinese-cyber-spies-target-asian-neighbors-1092?utm_source=Join+the+Community+Subscribers&utm_campaign=bda0940b6a-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_05_21&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_02cbee778d-bda0940b6a-122500693 EXPERT COMMENTARY Chinese Cyber-Spies Target Asian Neighbors MAY 21, 2017 | JOHN HULTQUIST The Newsletter Get exclusive analysis delivered to your inbox daily. SUBSCRIBE NOW JOHN HULTQUIST MANAGER OF ANALYSIS, FIREEYE It has been three years since the Obama Administration publically indicted five Chinese military officials for hacking U.S. companies, a move that prompted negotiations to […]

War With North Korea: An Inside Look At How U.S. Troops Would Respond Worldwide

David Maxwell:  Thanks to Jeff for including this quote.   Conclusion: The defining aspect of a second Korean war would be the primary contribution from the South Korean military, which would play a role that the U.S. has not seen in recent years.   “This is truly a combined fight,” Maxwell said of U.S.-South Korean […]

U.S. Special Ops Are Still Trying To Figure Out How To Counter Russia’s New Way Of Warfare

U.S. Special Ops Are Still Trying To Figure Out How To Counter Russia’s New Way Of Warfare By Daniel Brown, www.businessinsider.com View Original May 18th, 2017 Armed men, believed to be Russian servicemen, take cover behind an armoured vehicle as they attempt to take over a military airbase in the Crimean town of Belbek near Sevastopol March […]