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What You Need to Know About General Mattis

By Wesley Smith1484248348891

One of the first announced nominations by President-elect Donald Trump following his election in November was that of retired General James Mattis as Secretary of Defense. Along with retired General John Kelly as Director of Homeland Security and retired Lieutenant General Michael Flynn as National...

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Tillerson Rejects Obama Admin’s Globalism

By Harry G. Hutchison1484248100919

After enduring the Obama’s Administration’s willingness to lead from behind over the past eight years, and after suffering from the Administration’s shameful incompetence in dealing with global threats, it is heartening to observe that the incoming Trump Administration has served notice that it is...

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President Obama to Return GITMO Detainees

By Jay Sekulow1482350760136

It should be unbelievable. But yet it is completely believable. President Obama is attempting to transfer as many as 22 more terror detainees currently held at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Station in Cuba (GITMO) to other nations. According to reports , President Obama is working to transfer these...

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Obama's Defense Technology Giveaway to India

By Wesley Smith1481211449443

With the strong support of the Obama Administration , both Lockheed-Martin and Boeing have been in talks with the Indian government to build the F-16 Fighting Falcon and the F-18 Super Hornet fighter aircraft in India, according to the Washington Post and numerous other news outlets. Both aviation...

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Don’t Let India Make Our Fighter Jets

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The Obama Administration is approving a plan to have India make our fighter jets. Right now F-16 and F-18 fighter jets are made in America. The Obama Administration is approving a plan to have them...

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How Obama Admin Sabotages National Security

By Harry G. Hutchison1481041915864

President Obama’s outrageous decision to enter a secret deal to take in between 1,800 and 2,400 refugees that Australia refuses to admit only verifies his enduring indifference to our national security. The Obama Administration’s decision to agree to accept refugees who originated from countries...

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National Security Challenges For Trump Admin

By Wesley Smith1480522219391

When Donald J. Trump becomes the 45th President of the United States at noon, January 20, 2017, he will inherit the gravest national security landscape since the end of World War II. The legacy of the Obama Administration bequeathed to President-elect Trump is an America with limited resources due...

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Trump Appointments "Excellent Leaders"

By Jay Sekulow1479488126092

President-elect Donald Trump’s top appointments reveal that he is dedicated to elevating excellent leaders to key positions within his new Administration. Today, President-elect Trump’s transition team announced the nominations of Senator Jeff Sessions as Attorney General and Representative Mike...

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The U.S. Military & the 2016 Election

By Wesley Smith1478274657953

With the presidential election just days away, it is important to compare the viewpoints and promises of both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump as it applies to the Armed Forces of the United States. In an article in the May 2016 issue of Army Magazine by General Frederick Kroesen, retired Vice...

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Ways Obama Admin is Sabotaging American Defense

By Wesley Smith1476810683108

Too often the policies and the narrative of the Obama Administration represent a serious break from reality. In an effort to convince conniving and violent enemies that we are peace-loving, as if that would make a difference to them, we sabotage the defense of our nation. Whether it is placing...

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The High Cost of Wavering Resolve

By Wesley Smith1475691315620

Secretary of State John Kerry confirmed Monday that the United States is ending its talks with Russia regarding coordination designed to bring temporary peace to Syria for the purpose of delivering humanitarian aid, in the war-torn nation. Quoted in the Wall Street Journal , the U.S. chief diplomat...

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Overriding President Obama's Veto

By Harry G. Hutchison1475084129095

The Obama Administration continues its disappointing and spineless response to terror attacks on American citizens. After Congress unanimously passed the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) allowing victims of the 9/11 attack to sue Saudi Arabia, President Obama, this past week,

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The Realities of War

By Wesley Smith1475005193709

It is a dangerous thing to be in a war – and behave like you are not in a war. It allows your adversary to win the war of ideas and propaganda. It is confusing and demoralizing to your allies and unsettling to your citizens. Ultimately, it ensures actual battlefield success for your enemy. And,

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Terror Returns Under Incompetent Obama Admin.

By Harry G. Hutchison1474385428680

In its response to this past weekend’s spate of terror attacks, the Obama Administration exposed once again a disturbing pattern of weakness, incompetence, and lack of accountability. This stubborn pattern undermines any serious root and branch effort to confront the terrorists whose goal is to...

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Nuclear Deal Possibly Strengthening Iran

By Jordan Sekulow1473870843607

We’ve said it from the beginning. It’s been obvious to anyone who looks at the facts. When the United States entered into nuclear negotiations with Iran and allowed them to have all the leverage by requiring no preconditions such as the release of wrongfully imprisoned Americans, Iran was...

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How Our Enemies Challenge the U.S.

By Wesley Smith1473780147587

As the United States commemorates the 15th Anniversary of the attacks of 9-11, the nation faces one of the most dangerous and complicated military/geo-political situations in recent history. The threat against United States’ global interests around the world, the safety of our troops abroad and of...

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Financing Our Nation's Security

By Wesley Smith1472507457684

We live in a dangerous world. The threats to our homeland have never been more real and diverse. The continued growth of Radical Islamic Terrorism, the ongoing efforts of North Korea to perfect a long-range missile on which a nuclear warhead can be placed, China’s disruption of the status quo in...

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The Military Intelligence Controversy

By Wesley Smith1471467329732

The United States Central Command (CENTCOM) is under investigation by the “U.S. House of Representatives Joint Task Force on U.S. Central Command Intelligence Analysis” due to reports that, on more than one occasion, critical military intelligence regarding our fight with ISIS (the Islamic State)

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Comparing Party Platforms on Military Issues

By Wesley Smith1469564322081

The release of both the Democrat and Republican parties’ platforms is thought-provoking. This post notes the similarities and differences of the respective platforms when it comes to the issue of support for the military and national security. For example, both platforms strongly support Veterans...

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Confronting ISIS: A Time for Action

By ACLJ.org1468854117312

As evidence mounts of the monumental slaughter in Nice, France; Orlando, Florida; San Bernardino, California; Brussels, Belgium; and Paris, France, the citizens of France, Western Europe, and the United States must also endure the horrific spectacle of barbarians who boil people to death and who...

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