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Senior Iranian And Pakistani Intelligence Officials Provided Sanctuary & Safe Harbor To Osama Bin Laden New Book,”Exile:  The Stunning Inside Story Of Osama Bin Laden And al-Qaeda In Flight”; Describes How The World’s Most Wanted Terrorist Was Able To Survive & Evade U.S. Pursuers With A Lot Of Help From His Friends

Senior Iranian And Pakistani Intelligence Officials Provided Sanctuary & Safe Harbor To Osama Bin Laden New Book,”Exile:  The Stunning Inside Story Of Osama Bin Laden And al-Qaeda In Flight”; Describes How The World’s Most Wanted Terrorist Was Able To Survive & Evade U.S. Pursuers With A Lot Of Help From His Friends www.fortunascorner.com     […]

Defense Strategy And The Iron Triangle Of Painful Tradeoffs

Excerpts: unavoidable iron triangle of painful tradeoffs (hereafter ITPT)   A defense strategy is an approach that ties together the goals, approaches, and resources (people, technology, dollars, etc.) that can best advance priority interests by exploiting opportunities and overcoming challenges. It must account for, and in some cases seek to shape, a complex and dynamic […]

Authorization For The Use Of Military Force Options

Authorization For The Use Of Military Force Options By Divergent Options, divergentoptions.org View Original June 22nd, 2017 Silence Dogood has a background in defense issues and experience working in Congress.  Divergent Options’ content does not contain information of an official nature nor does the content represent the official position of any government, any organization, or any group.  […]

Saudi Arabia Rewrites Succession As King Replaces Heir With Son, 31

Saudi Arabia Rewrites Succession As King Replaces Heir With Son, 31 By Ben Hubbard, www.nytimes.com View Original June 21st, 2017 Mohammed bin Salman last year in France. Credit Stephanie De Sakutin/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesPhoto by: Stephanie De Sakutin/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images BEIRUT, Lebanon — King Salman of Saudi Arabia promoted his 31-year-old son, Mohammed bin […]

Tehran Says It’s Recent Missile Attack On Terrorists In Syria’s Eastern Region Of Deir ez Zor Was Coordinated With Syria & Damascus Knew About It

·        Tue 20 June 2017 – 01:08 ·         Mon / 19 June 2017 / 13:05 ·         Category: Politics ·         News Code: 96032916648 ·         Journalist : 71477 ·        Print Missile Attack On Terrorists Was Coordinated With Syrian Government: Iran Tehran (ISNA) – Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi stressed on Monday that Iran’s missile attack on terrorist sites in Syria’s […]

The Emerging Trump Doctrine Of Strategic Savvy

https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/emerging-trump-doctrine-strategic-savvy/ The Emerging Trump Doctrine Of Strategic Savvy By Jiri Valenta and Leni Friedman Valenta   June 17, 2017 FacebookTwitterPrintEmailMore President Donald J. Trump departs from the Pentagon alongside Secretary of Defense James Mattis on Jan. 27, 2017, in Washington, D.C. (DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr) BESA Center Perspectives Paper […]

Is ISIS Leader Baghdadi Dead? It May Not Matter

Is ISIS Leader Baghdadi Dead? It May Not Matter thecipherbrief.com · June 16, 2017 June 16, 2017 | Bruce Hoffman Bruce Hoffman Professor, Georgetown University Russia’s Defense Ministry released a statement Friday that it is investigating whether it had killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, along with several other senior ISIS officials, in a May 28 airstrike that […]

Philippines Security Shaken As International Jihadists Seek Safe Haven

Philippines Security Shaken As International Jihadists Seek Safe Haven thecipherbrief.com · June 16, 2017 June 16, 2017 | Richard Javad Heydarian Richard Javad Heydarian Author, “Asia’s New Battlefield: U.S., China and the Struggle for the Western Pacific” As a Catholic-majority nation with a large Muslim minority in the southern islands, the Philippines has struggled with religious strife for […]

The Thucydides Trap

Excerpts:   Although China’s rise presents particular challenges, Washington policymakers should heed five Cold War lessons. Lesson 1: War between nuclear superpowers is MADness. Lesson 2: Leaders must be prepared to risk a war they cannot win. Lesson 3: Define the new “precarious rules of the status quo.” Lesson 4: Domestic performance is decisive. Lesson […]

Finally, A Gov’t That ‘Gets It:’ “Shoot Terrorists Yourselves” Czech Gov’t Tells Is Citizens How To Fight Islamic Jihadis

http://keepyourheadup.me/shoot-terrorists-czech-govt-tells-citizens-fight-islamic-jihadis/ “SHOOT TERRORISTS YOURSELVES” CZECH GOV’T TELLS ITS CITIZENS HOW TO FIGHT ISLAMIC JIHADIS Snoopy | June 5, 2017 | News | No Comments The Czech Republic, is perhaps the most pro-gun nation in Europe and their government says that putting weapons into the hands of citizens is the best defense against terror. According to data collated by Gunpolicy.org, a firearm […]