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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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Declassified memos show FBI illegally shared spy data on Americans with private parties

The FBI has illegally shared raw intelligence about Americans with unauthorized third parties and violated other constitutional privacy protections, according to newly declassified government documents that undercut the bureau’s public assurances about how carefully it handles warrantless spy data to avoid abuses or leaks. Via: John Solomon and Sara Carter            In his final congressional testimony before he was ...

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Laptop bombs may evade airport security

US intelligence and law enforcement agencies believe that ISIS and other terrorist organizations have developed innovative ways to plant explosives in electronic devices that FBI testing shows can evade some commonly used airport security screening methods, CNN has learned. Via: CNN Heightening the concern is US intelligence suggesting that terrorists have obtained sophisticated airport security equipment to test how to ...

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Obama Broke 78 Laws As President… Here’s The List

The list is might long, and is a striking record of Obama’s real legacy — the one the media pundits and Democrats will not tell you about: Via: thetruthdivision.com  1) Illegally armed Mexican drug cartels and ISIS militants In Operation Fast and Furious, the Obama administration facilitated the sale of thousands of guns to Mexican drug cartels and stopped tracking those weapons once they ...

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Trump : Obama Tapped My Phones

President Trump on Saturday accused his predecessor, Barack Obama, of having tapped his phones at Trump Tower the month before the election, calling Mr. Obama on Twitter a “bad (or sick) guy.” Via: nytimes.com Without offering any evidence or providing the source of his information, Mr. Trump fired off a series of Twitter messages alleging that Mr. Obama “had my ‘wires ...

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The web of relationships between Team Trump and Russia

In the most abstract sense, there is nothing noteworthy about a government official meeting with an ambassador from a foreign country. When such an interaction becomes important is when that official is an ally of a presidential campaign that’s got a complex set of possibly inappropriate relationships with other representatives of that ambassador’s country — and when that official while under ...

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3,000 people from the seven countries in travel ban February 4-6

Approximately 3,000 people from the seven countries listed in President Donald Trump’s travel ban were allowed to enter the US between February 4 and February 6, according to figures provided Saturday by the Department of Homeland Security. Via: cnn.com Trump signed an executive order last month barring foreign nationals from Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Iraq and Yemen from entering the ...

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The Eight Great Powers of 2017

In 2016, Russia surpassed Germany, and Israel joined the list for the first time.  Via: american-interest.com 1. The United States of America No surprise here: as it has for the last century, the United States remains the most powerful country on earth. America’s dynamic economy, its constitutional stability (even as we watch the Age of Trump unfold), its deep bench of strong ...

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Trump’s migrant crackdown: will block visas issued to citizens of Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen

President Donald Trump will start rolling out executive actions on immigration Wednesday – beginning with an order to start building his wall along the border with Mexico. Via: dailymail.co.uk   The president is also expected to take action over the next few days to temporarily ban immigration from Muslim countries deemed a ‘threat to national security’ – namely Syria, Iran, Iraq, Libya, ...

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CNN: Assassinating Trump Could Keep Obama Administration in Power

As the nation prepares for the peaceful transfer of power on Inauguration Day, CNN is dreaming up scenarios whereby the Obama administration can keep power if President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence were blown up as they prepared to take to oath of office. Via: breitbart.com On the Wednesday, January 18 broadcast of CNN’s The Situation Room, host Wolf ...

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