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The Most Dangerous National Security Threat No One’s Talking About

Congressman Trent Franks, The North Korean dictatorship boasted that they have tested a hydrogen bomb underground in September. Such a hydrogen bomb has the power to destroy Manhattan, killing 8.5 million New York City residents in a couple of seconds. But, there is a prospect potentially even more deadly and terrifying. A hydrogen bomb, exploded within

U.S., South Korea agree to revise missile treaty in face of North Korean threats

U.S. President Donald Trump agreed with South Korean President Moon Jae-in to revise a joint treaty capping the development of the South’s ballistic missiles, Moon’s office said on Saturday, amid a standoff over North Korea’s missile and nuclear tests. Trump also gave “conceptual” approval to the purchase by the South of billions of dollars of

North Korean missile tests aimed at defeating US THAAD missile defense system

North Korea’s most recent missile tests have been aimed at overwhelming the US THAAD missile defense system based in South Korea. North Korea has tailored its spate of ballistic missile tests to defeat the U.S.-stationed defense systems ready to protect the South and Japan from descending warheads, a report to Congress says. The bellicose North

House passes bill to impose new sanctions on North Korea

The House overwhelmingly voted Thursday to impose new sanctions on North Korea amid heightened tensions over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. The vote, 419-1, targets North Korea’s shipping industry and use of slave labor.  It also requires that the Trump administration report to Congress within 90 days on whether North Korea should be reinstated

North Korea threat: Top admiral calls on more missile interceptors in Hawaii

A top U.S. commander in the Pacific on Wednesday said he believes Hawaii needs more missile interceptors in response to the growing threat on North Korea and Pyongyang’s capability to launch a rocket. Adm. Harry Harris told the House Armed Services Committee that Hawaii’s defenses were sufficient for now, but could one day be overwhelmed

Who is Evelyn Farkas? The Obama administration official who spilled beans

The former Obama administration official who admitted earlier this month that her former colleagues tried to secretly gather intelligence on President Trump’s team was no low-level staffer. Evelyn Farkas was once considered the most senior policy officer for Russia within the Pentagon, and she is now apparently defending the leaks that have been coming out