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The Bodyguards of Kim Jong-Un

“Why did we lose this war?” asked James Burnham of Vietnam in 1972. One reason, he wrote, was that “We failed—that is, our leadership failed—to comprehend this Indochina struggle as one campaign or sub-war in a global conflict. Since we did not set it within its global frame of reference, our leaders could neither develop a comprehensive strategy to win ...

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Military Options for North Korea

North Korea test-launched on Friday its first ballistic missile potentially capable of hitting America’s East Coast. It thereby proved the failure of 25 years of U.S. nonproliferation policy. A single-minded rogue state can pocket diplomatic concessions and withstand sustained economic sanctions to build deliverable nuclear weapons. It is past time for Washington to bury this ineffective “carrots and sticks” approach. ...

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Dozens of U.S. Cities Plan Marches Against Islam’s Sharia Law

Marches against Islamic law were planned Saturday in more than two dozen cities across the United States, but scholars and others say the protesters are stoking unfounded fears and promoting a distorted and prejudiced view of the religion. Via: Andrew Selsky and Jeff Karoub / AP The group organizing the rallies, ACT for America, claims Sharia “is incompatible with Western democracy ...

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Putin Warns Of “Hot War” And Nuclear Holocaust

With tensions among the world’s super powers mounting in places like Ukraine, Syria, North Korea and  most recently Qatar and Iran, it may only be a matter of time before someone pushes the red button. Via: Tyler Durden                         When they do, all bets are off, and as we’ve learned from ...

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Top -Secret NSA Report Details Russian Hacking Days Before 2016 Electaion

RUSSIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE executed a cyberattack on at least one U.S. voting software supplier and sent spear-phishing emails to more than 100 local election officials just days before last November’s presidential election, according to a highly classified intelligence report obtained by The Intercept. Via: theintercept.com The top-secret National Security Agency document, which was provided anonymously to The Intercept and independently authenticated, analyzes ...

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Satellite imagery reveals US military base near Syria’s southern border

Satellite imagery that was captured recently from the Jordanian-Syrian border revealed a constructed U.S. military base located some 18 km east of Syria’s Tanf Crossing into Iraq’s Al-Anbar Governorate. Via: Leith Fadel                              As seen above from the satellite image, the U.S. has a fully functional base that ...

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Turkish President’s Security Detail Attack Protesters in Washington

The New York Times reviewed videos and photos to track the actions of 24 men, including armed members of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security detail, who attacked protesters in Washington last week. Many of the protesters were American citizens.  Via: nytimes.com The men kicked people lying on the ground and put a woman in a chokehold just a mile from the White House. ...

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Islamists Conducting a New Jihad against the West

But, as regards the reward and blessing, there is one deed which is very great in comparison to all the acts of worship and all the good deed­[s] — and that is Jihad!” — Saudi publisher’s prefatory note, Jihad in the Qu’ran and Sunnah by Sheikh ‘Abdullah bin Muhammad bin Humaid. Via: William DiPuccio                   ...

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Iran are using cyberspace to target U.S. and its allies

The Latest on the Senate intelligence committee’s hearing on global threats (all times local) Via: mcclatchydc.com 10:40 a.m. The Trump administration’s national intelligence director says the U.S. sees Iran working to maintain last year’s nuclear agreement. Tehran’s rationale is that by sticking to the deal, it gets relief from U.S. sanctions and preserves some nuclear capabilities. Dan Coats tells the Senate ...

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Qatari Government Opens Mega-Mosque in Malmö, Sweden

Qatar’s Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has opened Scandinavia’s largest mosque in Malmö, Sweden. Via:  Jack  Montgomery                    The 1,791 square metre Umm Al-Mu’minin Khadijah Mosque will be able to accommodate around 2,000 devotees and cost the Qatari government around three million euros, according to the Qatar News Agency. An absolute monarchy where the ...

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