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Watch – Gorka: ‘If You Liked the Last Two Years, It Is All on the Ballot in November’

Dr. Sebastian Gorka joined SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Friday’s edition of Breitbart News Daily to discuss his new book Why We Fight: Defeating America’s Enemies – With No Apologies. Gorka, a former deputy assistant to President Donald Trump and former national security editor for Breitbart News, also discussed some of the top national security stories of the day.

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Virgil: The Washington Post, and Axios, Follow in the Footsteps of Breitbart News

The headline in Axios on August 8 demanded attention: “Sputnik moment for U.S. military.”  For his part, Virgil paid particularly close attention, since he published a piece with virtually the same headline, for Breitbart News, back on September 16, 2017: “The Threat from China — America’s New ‘Sputnik Moment.’” 

The first official picture of the Soviet satellite Sputnik 1

7 Times America Kept Talking to Russia After Severe Provocations

President Donald Trump has been roundly criticized for holding a diplomatic summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin after Russia’s ostensibly unforgivable “attack on democracy” by “hacking” the 2016 election. Leaving aside that Russia’s influence on the election is hysterically overestimated by the critics and very little actual “hacking” was involved, the simple fact is that American presidents of both parties have conducted diplomacy with Russia after far worse and more obvious provocations.

A sign marks the location of a former Civil Defense fallout shelter in Washington, one of dozens built during the Cold War as the United States braced for the possibility of a nuclear attack

Establishment Media Were Silent When Obama Adopted Defense Proposals From Pro-Soviet Think Tank

TEL AVIV – Amid the flurry news of reports about the Trump administration and Russia – largely innuendo that has yielded no documented connections between the two sides – it may be instrumental to review the largely unknown history about how President Obama’s administration adapted defense budget recommendations co-authored by the Institute for Policy Studies, a radical organization known for its close associations with Soviets during the Cold War.

Democratic presidential hopeful, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., shares a laugh with diners while having lunch at Luis's Taqueria in Woodburn, Ore., Friday, May 9, 2008. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)