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Why Is America Still Defending Europe?

July 3, 2018 Topic: Security Region: Europe Tags: EuropeNATODonald TrumpwarMilitary Why Is America Still Defending Europe? Washington doesn’t have to bear the cost of maintaining forces in Europe. by Hugh White Donald Trump will go to the NATO summit in Europe next week with these simple questions on his mind: Why should America should spend over 3.1 percent of GDP on […]

Italy’s Crisis — And Europe’s: Italy’s President Rejects The Populist Election Winners, Setting Up A Clash Between Democracy And The European Union; Will Ita’l Leave?

Italy’s Crisis — And Europe’s: Italy’s President Rejects The Populist Election Winners, Setting Up A Clash Between Democracy And The European Union; Will Ita’l Leave?   http://www.fortunascorner.com      We have a new ‘Sick Man Of Europe.’  As history has recorded, in the waning days of the Ottoman Empire (1908-1922), Tsar Nicholas, the last Tsar of […]

America Can’t Afford To Cede The Seas; Is There A Themistocles In The U.S. Congress?

America Can’t Afford To Cede The Seas; Is There A Themistocles In The U.S. Congress? http://www.fortunascorner.com      “America Can’t Afford To Cede The Seas,” is the title of Seth Cropsey’s thoughtful and compelling article (May 15, 2018 Wall Street Journal) on the strategic importance of sea power; and, America’s decline — along with China’s rise.  Mr. […]

U.S. Seeks Arab Force And Funding For Syria – An ‘Arab NATO’

U.S. Seeks Arab Force and Funding for Syria Under plan, troops would replace American military contingent after ISIS defeat and help secure country’s north; proposal faces challenges https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-seeks-arab-force-and-funding-for-syria-1523927888 American troops looked out toward the border with Turkey from a small outpost near the town of Manbij, northern Syria, in February. PHOTO: SUSANNAH GEORGE/ASSOCIATED PRESS By Michael R. […]

36 Black Swans, Gray Swans, And Pink Flamingoes To Watch In 2018

36 Black Swans, Gray Swans, and Pink Flamingoes to Watch in 2018 mwi.usma.edu View Original December 28th, 2017 While driving along the shore of Lake Wanaka on New Zealand’s South Island in September 2011, I saw them for the first time. Black Swans. My wife and I pulled over, jumped out, and spent a half […]

The KGB Playbook For Infiltrating The Middle East

The KGB Playbook for Infiltrating the Middle East By Michael Weiss, www.thedailybeast.com View Original December 28th, 2017 This is the second article in a three-part series based on never-before-published training manuals for the KGB, the Soviet intelligence organization that Vladimir Putin served as an operative, and that shaped his view of the world. As former Director of […]

“The Landmark Julius Caesar,” New Book Chronicling The Military Campaigns Of One Of History’s Greatest ‘Captains;’ Edited By Kurt A. Raaflaub

“The Landmark Julius Caesar,” New Book Chronicling The Military Campaigns Of One Of History’s Greatest ‘Captains;’ Edited By Kurt A. Raaflaub www.fortunascorner.com      James Romm, editor of The Landmark Arian: The Campaigns Of Alexander,” and the author of “How To Die: An Ancient Guide To The End Of Life,” to be published January, 2018, had a book review of […]

Shaping Eurasia’s Future: Unintended Consequences of Abrogating Iran’s Nuclear Deal

——————————————————– https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/nuclear-deal-abrogation-consequences/ Shaping Eurasia’s Future: Unintended Consequences of Abrogating Iran’s Nuclear Deal By Dr. James M. DorseyOctober 13, 2017 FacebookTwitterPrintEmailMore43 Iranian flags in Behesht-e Zahra, Tehran, Iran, image via Flickr CC BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 613, October 13, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: US President Donald J. Trump’s targeting of the two-year-old agreement curtailing Iran’s ability to produce […]

SecDef Mattis At AUSA: The Threats The U.S. Military Must Be Prepared For

Secretary Mattis at AUSA: The Threats the US Military Must be Prepared For – Modern War Institute mwi.usma.edu · by Liam Collins · October 12, 2017 Secretary of Defense James Mattis kicked off the Association of the United States Army’s (AUSA) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC on Monday. The meeting is billed as the “largest landpower exposition and professional development […]

EU-NATO Hybrid Threat Center Launched In Finland

ww.dw.com/en/eu-nato-hybrid-threat-center-launched-in-finland/a-40784773?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=EBB%2010.04.2017&utm_term=Editorial%20-%20Early%20Bird%20Brief EU-NATO Hybrid Threat Center Launched In Finland The EU and NATO have teamed up in Europe’s far north to fight hybrid threats from “tweets to tanks”. A new center of excellence focuses on resilience to menaces from little green men to huge humanitarian catastrophes. Hybrid threats require hybrid resistance and now the European Union […]