Excerpts: Forgoing foreign intelligence is not an option. A global power must know what is happening around the globe. A democratic global power must tolerate the discontents of deception, the risks it poses for a democracy notwithstanding. It’s an important if imperfect balance, and it’s thrown off when an intelligence organization enters public discourse. The […]

How many more victims and atrocities do we have to have — before the world and the U.S. take on the initiative below?  We cannot completely protect ourselves, that can’t be done.  And, we cannot kill our way to victory.  Killing a person is ‘easy.’  Killing an idea and philosophy is a lot harder.  I […]

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   May 22, 2017 Report: Brit Special Forces Sniper Takes Out […] 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 […]

Chilling ISIS Video Shows A Terrorist Who Appears To Be American Calling For Lone Wolf Attacks On U.S. Soil      David Burke wrote about something in his May 19, 2017 article in the Daily Mail Online, that no doubt makes the overwhelming majority of us sick to our stomach; and, at the same […]

utm_campaign=Brookings%20Doha%20Center&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=52188609 By ADAM SCHRECK and NASSER KARIMI Iran’s President Trounces Hard-Liner To Secure Second Term   TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s moderate President Hassan Rouhani trounced a hard-line challenger to secure re-election Saturday, saying his country seeks peace and friendship as it pursues a “path of coexistence and interaction with the world.” Friday’s election was […]

PRESIDENT TRUMP’S SPEECH IN SAUDI ARABIA FULL SPEECH: President Donald Trump address in Saudi Arabia BY THE HILL STAFF – 05/21/17 12:00 PM EDT 32 26 181   Autoplay: On | Off I want to thank King Salman for his extraordinary words, and the magnificent Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for hosting today’s summit. I am honored to be received […]

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 By Daniel Brown, 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 […]

At The Pentagon, Overpriced Fuel Sparks Allegations — And Denials — Of A Slush Fund By Craig Whitlock and Bob Woodward , View Original Air Force personnel refuel an A-10C Thunderbolt II at Moody Air Force Base near Valdosta, Ga. The U.S. military is the single largest consumer of fuel in the world.Photo by: Airman 1st […]