Category U.S. House Of Rep.

Rep. Hunter Calls For Pre-Emptive Strike Against North Korea

Rep. Hunter calls for pre-emptive strike against North Korea By Joshua Stewart, www.stripes.com View Original September 22nd, 2017 SAN DIEGO (Tribune News Service) — Rep. Duncan Hunter said that the United States needs to launch a preemptive strike against North Korea in order to prevent the rogue nation from harming the U.S. first. “You could assume, right […]

House Appropriations Committee FY18 DoD Bill

HASCFY18NDAA At the link above is all 351 pages/House Appropriations Committee FY18 DoD Bill.  RCP

HASC Chair Thornberry Compromises: $631B For Defense

http://breakingdefense.com/2017/06/thornberry-compromises-631b-for-defense/?utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=53596987&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9KDdAP5h_ui9Pwp2AFqipXnIUGr2O-sHTtv8Tm_PAbLvKI93Cznr6uUwrZ9fW7uRjhvBUKs5dbw3WPfMO7OPbw–6XfQ&_hsmi=53596987 Thornberry Compromises: $631B For Defense By SYDNEY J. FREEDBERG JR.on June 26, 2017 at 3:48 PM  17 Comments Rep. Mac Thornberry UPDATED: Harrison says Senate Dems are key CAPITOL HILL: The House Armed Services Committee will propose $631.5 billion in funding for defense, HASC staff told reporters this afternoon. That is about 1.4 percent less than […]

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 […]

HASC Subcommittee On Strategic Forces FY18 NDAA Mark Release

For Immediate Release: June 20, 2017 Contact: HASC Communications (202) 225-2539   MARK RELEASE: SUBCOMMITTEE ON STRATEGIC FORCES   WASHINGTON – Led by Chairman Mike Rogers (R-AL) and Ranking Member Jim Cooper (D-TN), the Committee on Armed Services Subcommittee for Strategic Forces today released its proposals for the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act […]

U.S. Options To Develop A Cyberspace Influence Capability

  Options are one thing.  Actually doing one, or any of them is another matter.  Will the civil libertarians, the lawyers, Congress, and the so-called  mainstream media allow it?  We have tried comparable influence-type activities over the past decades, only to have our hand slapped and told to shut these kind of efforts down.  Will […]

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 […]

Russian Experts See Insufficient Attention To Countering PGS, Cite U.S. ‘Geophysical Vulnerabilities’

03/17/2017 Russian Experts See Insufficient Attention To Countering PGS, Cite U.S. ‘Geophysical Vulnerabilities’ Moscow Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozreniye Online in Russian 17 Mar 17 [Article by Leonid Orlenko: “How To Protect Against Prompt Global Strike. The Invulnerability of Strategic Nuclear Forces in a Surprise Nuclear Attack Must Be Guaranteed”] About the author: Leonid Petrovich Orlenko is […]

Pentagon Drumbeat: Military Sharply Warns Congress Against Punting On Spending

For Immediate Release:March 31, 2017 Contact:HASC Communications (202)-225-2539 DEFENSE DRUMBEAT: MILITARY SHARPLY WARNS CONGRESS AGAINST PUNTING ON SPENDING By Jeremy Herb, CNNMarch 30, 2017Washington (CNN) The Navy will cancel ship deployments and shut down carrier air wings. The Air Force will ground all non-deploying squadrons in the US. Blue Angel shows will be scrapped, and […]

Russia’s Export Of Corruption Is The Real Threat, Not Espionage

The Problem With Russian Connections Is Corruption, Not Espionage Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 14 Issue: 29 By: Pavel K. Baev March 6, 2017 05:38 PM Age: 13 hours Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (L) and President Vladimir Putin (Source: Russia Insider) Revelations of improper and conveniently forgotten meetings and conversations with Russian officials bedevil […]