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What Should We Fight For?

Pat Buchanan, “We will never accept Russia’s occupation and attempted annexation of Crimea,” declaimed Rex Tillerson last week in Vienna. “Crimea-related sanctions will remain in place until Russia returns full control of the peninsula to Ukraine.” Tillerson’s principled rejection of the seizure of land by military force — “never accept” — came just one day

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

N. Korean prisoners look like ‘walking skeletons’ in Kim Jong Un’s labor camps

Katherine Lam, The leaders of North Korea’s horrific prison camps encourage guards to beat prisoners to death and induce starvation, to the point prisoners appear as “walking skeletons,” “dwarfs” and “cripples” in rags, a U.S. State Department fact sheet revealed. The report highlighted details gathered from six prison camps, some of which housed as many

North Korea threat: US official warns ‘inevitable’ regime develops ICBM

A U.S. defense official said Tuesday that– if left unchecked– it is “inevitable” that North Korea will develop a nuclear device that has intercontinental capabilities.  Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart, the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, said at a Senate hearing that North Korea is working to produce a device that can be transported on

Kim, Qaddafi, and Nukes

Daniel DePetris, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is on a focused and important mission to rally the international community and convince very key players—like China—that North Korea’s nuclear weapons and ballistic missile program is no longer something that can be ignored or pushed to the back burner. Unfortunately, Tillerson’s efforts may fall short due to

North Korea’s mystery islands: Man-made keys could be new nuclear launch sites

Georeen Tanner, North Korea is at it again. Or rather, it is continuing what it started five years ago. Artificial islands have been discovered surrounding Sohae Satellite Launching Station, a missile development and testing site roughly 70 miles northwest of Pyongyang. Satellite images suggest the islands are home to military installations and have been under