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Decoding the Kremlin: Georgia Next?

In the last few days Ukraine has seen the heaviest fighting since the crisis initiated by the Kremlin this spring. This comes just hours after a new President was elected in Kiev. At the same time a “rabble” stormed the headquarters

Decoding the Kremlin: Georgia Next?

The Meaning of This Day

​As TAPS sounds out across America on Memorial Day I would like to share the following with our readers, as it eloquently sums up the meaning of this most venerable of national days: It is the soldier, not the reporter,

The Meaning of This Day

Next Phase of Russian Operations Imminent

Recent announcements by the Kremlin of a withdrawal of Russian forces from along the Ukrainian border are part of a misinformation campaign in preparation for the next phase of subversive operations in Eastern Europe. As the mainstream media has reported,

Next Phase of Russian Operations Imminent

Whitewashing Boko Haram

Boko Haram was created soon after the 9/11 attacks in 2002. One would think that twelve years would be enough time to come to understand a terrorist organization of the magnitude of Boko Haram; apparently not for the left-wing media

Whitewashing Boko Haram

The Family of Freedom: Why Ukraine Matters

Next March was set to be the time to elect a new leader for Ukraine.  Since the corrupt presidency of Viktor Yanukovych was brought to an end by the Ukrainian people and Russia responded by forcibly reintegrating Crimea, the election

The Family of Freedom: Why Ukraine Matters

What the Russian Ambassador DIDN'T Say

Last night I received a last-minute invitation to a lunch today with Vladimir Putin’s representative to Washington. I paused for a moment and then said, fine, let’s hear about the Kremlin’s version of the Ukraine crisis from a genuine source.

What the Russian Ambassador DIDN'T Say

Huffington Post: Weakening the NYPD Is a Good Idea

On Monday, Matt Sledge of the Huffington Post added his name to those who support the recent disbanding of the NYPD unit tasked with understanding and mapping the communities within which jihadis hide.  In his article, Sledge uses a piece by

Huffington Post: Weakening the NYPD Is a Good Idea

Putin's Way of War

An official report published in the Baltic state of Latvia reveals the new Russian understanding of war and how Vladimir Putin can expand the territory of the Russian Federation without triggering the collective defense mechanism of NATO. Familiarity is said

Putin's Way of War

Tony Blair, NBC's David Gregory Spar over Islamic Extremism

On Sunday’s Meet the Press, in asking former British Prime Minster Tony Blair about the war against al Qaeda, David Gregory argues that it was the US and UK response to 9/11 and the 7/7 London attacks that made Islamic extremism

Tony Blair, NBC's David Gregory Spar over Islamic Extremism

Tony Blair, NBC's David Gregory Spar over Islamic Extremism

On Sunday’s Meet the Press, in asking former British Prime Minster Tony Blair about the war against al Qaeda, David Gregory argues that it was the US and UK response to 9/11 and the 7/7 London attacks that made Islamic extremism

Tony Blair, NBC's David Gregory Spar over Islamic Extremism

Pivot to Asia: Staunching the Loss of More Allies?

In November of 2011 an article was published under Hillary Clinton’s name entitled “America’s Pacific Century.” The piece laid the foundation for the administration refocusing its diplomatic efforts away from the Middle East and Europe and towards Asia. According to recent press reports, the

Pivot to Asia: Staunching the Loss of More Allies?

Obama Has No Plan in Afghanistan and the War Against Al Qaeda

The US commander of the ISAF coalition in Afghanistan, General Jospeh Dunford USMC, recently stated: “We are not leaving. We are transitioning – there’s a big difference.”  While it is doubtful that the Taliban could parse said difference, the statement

Obama Has No Plan in Afghanistan and the War Against Al Qaeda

Triggering WWIII by Accident?

Wednesday, Ed Lucas of The Economist gave a frightening account of how the Ukrainian crisis could escalate into nuclear war.  As The Economist‘s former Moscow bureau chief, he is better qualified than most to understand the threat of renewed Russian

Triggering WWIII by Accident?

Mr. Al Qaeda Becomes Mr. Right Wing Extremist?

Peter Bergen, CNN’s Mr Al Qaeda, has declared via the New America Foundation, that the real threat to America is not the terrorist group responsible for 9/11, the Fort Hood massacre, or the attempted Time Square bombing, but “right wing

Mr. Al Qaeda Becomes Mr. Right Wing Extremist?

One Less Hero

Today I cried. This is not something I often do.  Along with members of my family, and several hundred others, we attended the full military funeral of a true American hero.  This afternoon, having been borne on a gun carriage

One Less Hero

The Briefing: Popping the Red Pill on National Security

Former KGB colonel and Russian President Vladimir Putin (aka Vlad the Invader) initiated a phone call with the Commander-in-Chief yesterday to discuss diplomatic solutions to the Ukrainian crisis.  Crimea was apparently not mentioned, giving the impression that that train has left

The Briefing: Popping the Red Pill on National Security

America the Exceptional but Selfish Island?

A few days ago, after my first ever interview with Breibart’s Steve Bannon, I wrote a short piece for the site on why America should care about Ukraine. I had never had to summarize a serious geostrategic issue in less

America the Exceptional but Selfish Island?

Why Ukraine Matters

In the last few days as the Russian battle groups and battleships deployed, the most oft-asked question has been: why should we care? We should care because we’re Americans. What Putin, the former KBG colonel, has just executed is the

Why Ukraine Matters