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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

The North Korean threat is not theoretical, it is reality

Douglas Birkey, North Korea is surging to the brink. Advancements in their missile technology and nuclear weapons program will soon put the United States in the crosshairs. As Senator John McCain recently remarked: “A North Korean missile tipped with a nuclear warhead, capable of reaching our homeland is no longer a distant hypothetical, but an

McMaster says US must be prepared for military operations in North Korea

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster attempted to make clear Sunday that President Trump is seeking international support in trying to stop North Korea’s pursuit of a nuclear weapon, reasserting Trump’s vow that the U.S. will no longer be the world’s policeman. “It’s an open defiance of the international community,” McMaster, a retired Army general, told

White House Briefing on North Korea ‘Sobering,’ ‘Important’

Kristina Wong, Senators received a rare briefing at the White House on Wednesday from the President Trump’s national security team on North Korea’s nuclear weapons program, which has become one of the most pressing foreign policy challenges early on in the administration. “Sobering briefing,” tweeted Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT) after the briefing, hosted by Secretary of State

PC Pentagon Caves To CAIR, Agrees to ‘Review’ Anti-Terror Training Program

Paul Sperry, Assigns case to Muslim chaplain who graduated from radical Islamic school raided after 9/11. The Pentagon has agreed to formally review an anti-terror training program taught to special forces by a private contractor for material deemed offensive to Islam and Muslims, even though the Muslim group that lodged a complaint against the allegedly

North Korea’s soldiers: A closer look the military’s ‘fake’ capabilities

North Korea is flexing its military muscles again this week, but a closer look at images of the Hermit Kingdom’s soldiers reveals that the fighting force may be better suited for propaganda than actual battle. On Tuesday, the South Korean military reportedly confirmed that Pyongyang was conducting a massive live-fire artillery drill. A top North

North Korean Nukes and the Osirak Precedent

Austin Bay, Call it the Osirak Precedent: a preemptive conventional attack on nuclear facilities can delay and possibly destroy a rogue dictatorship’s nuclear weapons program. North Korea’s Kim regime knows the history. In 1981, Israeli fighter-bombers attacked and destroyed Iraq’s Osirak nuclear reactor and support facility. Osirak was the critical facility in Saddam Hussein’s nuclear

Trump awards Purple Heart to Army solider injured in Afghanistan

President Trump on Saturday presented a Purple Heart medal to an Army sergeant during a visit to nearby Walter Reed National Medical Center, in suburban Maryland. “Looking forward to seeing our bravest and greatest Americans!,” Trump tweeted before visiting the premier military rehabilitation facility with first lady Melania Trump. The soldier who received the Purple

Peaceful outcome for Korean peninsula still possible: Pence

Denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula can still be achieved peacefully because of Washington’s new engagement with China, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Saturday, despite growing fears North Korea could soon conduct a new nuclear test. South Korea is on heightened alert ahead of another important anniversary in the reclusive North that could be