Presidents Putin and Trump: Contenders for the Nobel Peace Prize

In the course of human history, when long-time nation-state antagonists, that control more than 90% of the thermo-nuclear weapons capable of obliterating life on the entire planet, agree to enter into cordial dialogue for the purpose of arriving to the summit of a steep...
Posted On Jul 18 2018

“We leave no soldier behind” – President Trump to Repatriate Our Fallen

The summit between President Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un has ignited much speculation, guarded optimism and irrational derision from the hate all things Trump, even if it means an exchange of nukes and disaster crowd. The diplomatic – military – politico...
Posted On Jun 12 2018

Israeli Defense Forces Down Iran Drone – Lose F-16: What It Means

The Israeli Defense Forces reported shooting down an Iranian Drone or Unmanned Aerial Vehicle [UAV] originating from the Syrian Border into Israel.  The significance of this type of attack signals a renewed escalation of the so called “Arab-Israeli” conflict. Iran has...
Posted On Feb 12 2018

President Trump’s U.N. Speech: The virtues of Americanism

The 45th President of the United States addressed the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, September 19th in New York with a speech that made perfectly clear the virtues of Americanism. He correctly pointed out that the independent nation-state is the best arbiter of...
Posted On Sep 23 2017

GLOBALISM: Threat to American Freedom

Let history be our teacher. In both European world wars, the U.S. and Russia were allied against European aggression attempting to consolidate Europe as a whole under a single ruler. At each instance, Germany was at the epicenter. In response, it took the combined military might...
Posted On Jun 08 2017

Syria: Was This An Intelligence Failure Again?

Breaking news reported that the regime of President Assad perpetrated a sneak attack using chemical weapons against civilians in Syria.  The U.S. launched multiple missile strikes in response.  Why did the intelligence community fail to inform the President before the attack...
Posted On Apr 10 2017

Jihadist Travel Ban: Rational Immigration Policy

The rogue ruling by a federal judge in Hawaii Wednesday, imposing a temporary restraining order aimed at interfering with an Executive Order calling for the vetting of travelers from six failed countries, notorious for Jihadist activity, hours before it was set to go into effect;...
Posted On Mar 18 2017

Explaining Trump Foreign Policy: Peace through Prosperity

Republican front runner Donald J. Trump delivered a foreign policy summary that was cogent, disciplined, and on-target.  From my perspective as a national security/counterterrorism professional and student of diplomacy, the speech immediately identified the problems and...
Posted On Apr 29 2016

“U.S. Navy has a lot to answer for!”: Former 5th Fleet Commander

According to MilitaryNews.com reports:  The Fifth Fleet said an investigation of the incident was underway but retired Navy Commander Chris Harmer, who served in the Fifth Fleet, said “there’s no excuse for U.S. Navy sailors to allow Iranian sailors to board their...
Posted On Jan 16 2016

Analysis: Turks shoot down of Russian Fighter jet – A prelude to War

According to sources at Reuters News Agency and reports aired by Al-Jazeera; a  Turkish F-16 Jet-fighter shot down a Russian SU-24 Tactical Bomber over Syria.  The two pilots ejected and are reported to have been killed by Syrian Opposition fighters from the ground.  There is...
Posted On Nov 25 2015