Category national security

Russia And China (And Iran) Target U.S. Protests On Social Media

Russia and China (And Iran) target US protests on social media Politico · by Mark Scott · June 1, 2020 Russia and China are flooding social media with content targeting the ongoing unrest and violence in the United States, according to an analysis of recent Twitter posts by POLITICO. Since May 30, government officials, state-backed media outlets and […]

Pompeo Says U.S. Considers Welcoming Hong Kong People, Entrepreneurs

Pompeo says U.S. considers welcoming Hong Kong people, entrepreneurs Reuters · by Humeyra Pamuk, David Brunnstrom3 Min Read · June 1, 2020 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is considering the option of welcoming people from Hong Kong in response to China’s push to impose national security legislation in the former British colony, U.S. Secretary of State Mike […]

It’s Time To Listen To The Doomsday Planners; Another Pandemic, Or A Terrorist Attack Could Cripple An Unprepared Executive Branch

It’s Time to Listen to the Doomsday Planners Another pandemic, or a terrorist attack, could cripple an unprepared executive branch. BY MARC AMBINDERTHE ATLANTICREAD BIO defenseone.com · by The Atlantic For a moment earlier this month, the West Wing seemed like a vector of disease. First came the news that Donald Trump’s personal valet had tested positive […]

Special Operations Command Wants To Put All Mission Data In A Single Pane Of Glass

Special Operations Command wants to put all mission data in a single pane of glass c4isrnet.com · by Nathan Strout · May 31, 2020 Special Operations Command wants all of the data operators need presented on a single pane of glass, working as a connecting step between the war fighter and the Department of Defense’s overarching Joint All-Domain […]

Are We Ready For The ‘Burn-In’ And The Real Robotic Revolution? 

Are We Ready for the ‘Burn-In’ and the Real Robotic Revolution? | RealClearDefense realcleardefense.com · by Michael D. Brasseur Peter W. Singer and August Cole have just released their latest book, “Burn-in: A Novel of the Real Robotic Revolution.” Singer and Cole describe their work as “useful fiction” as they, through a thrilling, yet plausible story in the […]

How John Brennan And Mike Pompeo Left The U.S. Blind To Saudi Problems

How John Brennan and Mike Pompeo Left the U.S. Blind to Saudi Problems It’s our most important ally in the Middle East—and we’ve never known less about what it was really up to. Politico · by @douglaslondon5 Magazine It’s our most important ally in the Middle East—and we’ve never known less about what it was really up […]

Why Taiwan Needs Nuclear Weapons

Why Taiwan Needs Nuclear Weapons The National Interest · by Michael Rubin · May 31, 2020 Chinese President Xi Jinping is on the warpath. He has abrogated the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration which guaranteed Hong Kong’s special status more than a quarter-century early. He has precipitated the worst military crisis with India since the 1962 Sino-India War. His repression and incarceration of the Uighur […]

Win Without Fighting: China Waging A Maritime Insurgency – Could Beat U.S. Without Firing A Shot

Win Without Fighting The United States is devoting significant energy to preparing for great power war, but China is waging a maritime insurgency—and could win without firing a shot. By Hunter Stires June 2020 Proceedings Vol. 146/6/1,408 usni.org · June 1, 2020 The prioritization of China as the Department of Defense’s pacing threat and the renewed […]

Is China’s Move Against Hong Kong — Czeckoslovakia 1968 All Over Again? In Addition To A Free Trade Agreement With Taiwan, It Is Time For A NATO-Like U.S./Pacific Defense Alliance — To Deter And Stand Firm Against Further Chinese Aggression. 

Is China’s Move Against Hong Kong — Czeckoslovakia 1968 All Over Again? In Addition To A Free Trade Agreement With Taiwan, It Is Time For A NATO-Like U.S./Pacific Defense Alliance — To Deter And Stand Firm Against Further Chinese Aggression.    www.fortunascorner.com    The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) posted a May 27, 2020 […]

‘A Single Clenched Fist’: Russia Defiant But Anxious As U.S. Seeks To End Its Monopoly On Manned Space Flight

‘A Single Clenched Fist’: Russia Defiant But Anxious As U.S. Seeks To End Its Monopoly On Manned Space Flight May 29, 2020 17:05 GMT Updated May 30, 2020 20:01 GMT Radio Free Europe/Radio Free Liberty By Matthew Luxmoore Astronauts Doug Hurley (left) and Robert Behnken on their way to SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft. MOSCOW — As veteran NASA […]