Re-entry capability, miniaturized nuclear warheads, and an ICBM
Miniaturized nuclear weapons
Former adviser’s final interview before resignation
‘How did it justify that judicial request?’
Sources tell of a culture of fear at CENTCOM
‘There are very strict lines that prevent the White House from ‘interfering’ with a particular case’
‘Let this Federal Bureau of Investigation play out’
A year of war ran on manufactured good news
It is particularly disturbing that, at any given moment, the IC cannot report exactly how many contractors they’re using
Intelligence community heightens security measures following Washington Post ‘Top Secret America’ story
While general awareness has been raised and maintained across the military enterprise, a holistic, well-integrated top-to-bottom, field-to-command game plan is yet to be devised, let alone implemented
It was two years ago, the first week of July, 2008, where a symbolic seminal confluence of energy and national security concerns may have occurred. For that week, the wholesale price of crude oil reached an all-time high of over $141/barrel.
Americans should debate them on their relative merits without attempting to obscure their opponent’s objections on phony moral grounds. It’s as wrong to shout racist in the political forum when racism is not prevalent as it is to cry fire in a crowded theater when there is no fire
The use of U.S. military force in Iran is highly undesirable, but the threat of its use as negotiating leverage is essential; and for that threat to be credible, the U.S. must be willing to use overwhelming force, the lesser of two evils, as a last resort
The mounting protests in Iran leave little doubt that the Tehran regime has entered its final decade. The mass expression of public dissent expected today coincides with the day 31 years ago when the Iranian revolution was launched. The Islamist theocracy that resulted commenced a low-intensity war against the United States and our allies, which has continued to this day and could soon get worse.
Warfare—both ‘hot’ and ‘cold’—is a constant battle to gain an edge over the enemy. It can be achieved by gaining intelligence about enemy capabilities and plans or by misleading the enemy as to one’s own capabilities and plans. Depending on intent, the counter-intelligence game can be played to create a false perception by either showing a threat exists when it does not or does not exist when it does
President Obama on Thursday ordered a series of steps to improve the government’s ability to collect, share, analyze and act on intelligence of terrorist threats, saying the findings of a government review of the attempted airline bombing on Christmas Day revealed significant shortcomings in national security.
“If you want peace, prepare for war,” Vegetius, a military scholar of the later Roman Empire, advised the rulers of Rome as they were planning and structuring their military. Vegetius had lived through Alaric’s sack of Rome, which had humiliated the once super-powerful Romans. This experience is a warning to current planners as well.