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Trump, Drones, and Transparency

Daniel DePetris, On the same day that President Donald J. Trump inherited the presidency and all of the executive power that comes with it, another event occurred halfway around the world in a little backwater country called Yemen. In the Yemeni province of Bayda, an unmanned aircraft, piloted either by the U.S. military or the

Like Clinton’s Campaign, Inauguration Protests End Up Being Another Failure For The Left?

Michael Snyder, One protester got a little bloody during the pepper spray incident, but so far that has been it. Over the past couple of months, the radical left has been endlessly hyping the protests against Donald Trump on January 20th and January 21st.  We have been told that half the population absolutely hates Donald

Trump aide plays down prospect of upending ‘one China’ policy

President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming White House chief of staff on Sunday played down the prospect that Trump would revisit Washington’s decades-old “one China” policy, even though he suggested as much a week ago. Since 1979, the United States has acknowledged Taiwan as part of “one China” but Trump prompted a diplomatic protest from Beijing after

Why China’s Seizure of a U.S. Naval Drone Is So Provocative: Q&A

David Tweed, Daniel Ten Kate A Chinese naval vessel seized a U.S. underwater drone operating off the coast of the Philippines, sparking a protest from the Pentagon. 1. Has anything like this happened before? While confrontations between U.S. and Chinese military ships or planes occur on occasion, this is the first time China has seized

China Humiliates Obama One Last Time by Stealing Navy Drone

Daniel Greenfield,  I’m being optimistic here when I say one last time because China still might have enough time to hack all our remaining national defense secrets or pour a bucket of slops on Obama’s head. Some of the serial humiliations inflicted by China have thus far involved… 1. The OPM hack of 22 million

What Could WikiLeaks Have on Clinton?

Did Hillary Clinton Suggest a Drone Strike to Stop WikiLeaks Founder, Julian Assange? So was this the security concern that caused Julian Assange to cancel his plans for a big balcony announcement about the latest WikiLeaks reveal? We can’t be sure, but what WikiLeaks is citing as a report from 2010 is rather disturbing. True

‘Specific info’ forces #WikiLeaks to move anticipated announcement to Berlin

Julian Assange canceled a dramatic London balcony address on Tuesday in favor of a video presentation in Berlin after WikiLeaks developed “specific information” regarding Assange’s safety, the leaked emails clearinghouse tweeted on Monday afternoon. Some believe the video announcement by the WikiLeaks founder could be an “October surprise” geared towards the U.S. presidential election. Supporters of

Iran Deploys Long Range Missiles, US Drones Retreat from Airspace After Warning

Justin Holcomb, Earlier in 2016, Russia delivered several divisions of S-300 air defense missile systems to Iran and now Tehran is deploying those same systems to the Fordo nuclear facility according to state television.   “Protecting nuclear facilities is paramount in all circumstances,” said General Farzad Esmaili, commander of Iran’s air defenses.  “Today, Iran’s sky is one of the