Tag: National Security

NBC, CNN: Secret Service, DHS Reject Nancy Pelosi’s ‘Security’ Excuse for Canceling State of the Union

Multiple reports indicate that the U.S. Secret Service and the Department of Homeland Security both reject Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s stated reason for asking the President of the United States to postpone the State of the Union address. On Wednesday, Pelosi wrote to the president to rescind her Jan. 3 invitation for him […]

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Democratic Coalition Chair: Trump, Putin May Be Blackmailing Lindsey Graham over ‘Sexual Kink’

Jon Cooper, chairman of the Democratic Coalition, claimed on Sunday that an unnamed Republican thinks Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is “being blackmailed” by President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin over something related to a “serious sexual kink.” He also said Graham’s “sexual orientation” is “an open secret.” The Democratic Coalition is a super […]

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Pompeo Talks Yemen, Syria, Iran, and Khashoggi with Saudi King and Crown Prince

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Saudi King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) in Riyadh on Monday to discuss the civil wars in Yemen and Syria, threats posed by Iran, the dispute with Qatar, and the murder of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi. According to NBC News, Pompeo met with the […]

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Pinkerton: Jeane Kirkpatrick’s 1979 Warning on ‘Dictatorships and Double Standards’ Shows America How to Win Against China

This year marks the 40th anniversary of Jeane Kirkpatrick’s “Dictatorships and Double Standards,” an essay that changed the world.  Commentary magazine, which published all of its 9,800 words, calls it “The Classic Essay That Shaped Reagan’s Foreign Policy”—and few would argue.   In 1981, Kirkpatrick was named by President Ronald Reagan to be the U.S. […]

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‘We Build The Wall’ Campaign to Launch Non-Profit amid GoFundMe Threats

Brain Kolfage, a triple amputee Air Force veteran who raised $20 million to pay for a border wall, announced the launch of a non-profit on Friday, but a GoFundMe spokesperson said it would refund all of the money raised on the website unless donors “proactively request” to have their money transferred to the new organization. […]

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Soros-Tied Hillary Alumni Group Raising Funds to Challenge Trump’s ‘Racist Wall’ in Courts

NEW YORK — Demand Justice, an organization founded by former members of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and associated with a “social welfare organization” financed by billionaire activist George Soros, is raising money for an eventual court fight against what the group describes as President Trump’s proposed “racist, unnecessary wall.” Demand Justice claims: “This lawless […]

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Blue State Blues: The Border Wall Fight Is About Democratic Legitimacy

At the heart of the resistance to President Donald Trump’s border wall is the idea that the votes of millions of Americans in 2016 who chose Trump over Hillary Clinton and his Republican rivals simply should not count. It is usually difficult to argue that an election result is a mandate for one policy or […]

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Poland Charges Chinese Huawei Manager for Espionage

WARSAW, Poland (AP) – Poland’s Internal Security Agency has charged a Chinese manager at tech giant Huawei in Poland and one of its own former officers with espionage against Poland on behalf of China, Polish state television reported on Friday. The two men were arrested on Tuesday. Polish security agents also searched the offices of […]

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U.S. Military Moving Equipment Out of Syria as Pullout Begins

(AFP) — The US military has removed some equipment from Syria, a defense official confirmed Thursday, following a report that the pullout ordered by President Donald Trump is now underway. “I can confirm the movement of equipment from Syria,” the official told AFP. “For security reasons, I am not going to provide further details at […]

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Pompeo in Cairo: ‘The Age of Self-Inflicted American Shame Is Over’ 

U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, during a speech on the Middle East delivered in Cairo Thursday, praised the United States as a “force for good” in the region and blasted previous President Barack Obama’s administration for underestimating Islamic extremism and the Iranian menace. At the heart of the speech was a scathing criticism of […]

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Turkey: U.S. ‘Intertwined and Engaged with a Terrorist Organization’ in Syria

Turkey’s foreign minister claimed that the United States was struggling to withdraw troops from Syria because it had complicated the battlefield with its support of “terrorist” groups and that only severing ties with the Syrian Kurdish groups Turkey opposes could fix the problem. America’s most reliable battlefield allies in Syria are the members of the […]

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WATCH LIVE: President Donald Trump Addresses the Nation on Humanitarian and National Security Crisis at Southern Border

President Donald Trump will address the American people Tuesday at 9 p.m. on the humanitarian and national security crisis on the U.S. southern border. The president announced Monday that he would address the nation on Tuesday in the midst of a partial government shutdown. The federal government remains partially shut down as Congressional Democrats have […]

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7 Points Trump Should Make in Oval Office Address About Border

President Donald Trump will deliver his first address from the Oval Office on Tuesday evening at 9 p.m. ET. He will explain why the country needs a physical barrier at the U.S-Mexico border, and why he is refusing to consider bills to end the partial federal government shutdown unless they provide the funding he is […]

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Democrat Rashida Tlaib Blasted for Antisemitic Tweet: ‘They Forgot What Country They Represent’

Newly-installed Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) is being criticized for an antisemitic tweet she posted on Sunday evening, accusing pro-Israel Americans of dual loyalty — a common theme used by antisemites to attack Jews. Tlaib tweeted in response to Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who is opposing legislation targeting the “boycott, divestment, sanctions” (BDS) movement — itself […]

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Donald Trump: ‘Fake News’ that Jim Webb Being Considered for Defense Secretary

President Trump called a New York Times report claiming he is considering former Democrat Virginia Sen. Jim Webb for defense secretary to replace Jim Mattis “fake news.” “The story in the New York Times regarding Jim Webb being considered as the next Secretary of Defense is FAKE NEWS. I’m sure he is a fine man, […]

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Canada: China Has Detained 13 Canadians Since Huawei CFO Arrest

Canada’s government revealed on Thursday that China has detained 13 of its citizens since the arrest in Vancouver of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou last month. Chinese officials subsequently released at least eight of those Canadians. The two highest-profile Canadians China arrested – former diplomat Michael Kovrig and businessman Michael Spavor – are still in detention. […]

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Jill Abramson: NYT Publisher Drafted Letter Apologizing to China for Damning Report

Fired New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson alleges the storied newspaper’s publisher drafted a letter apologizing to the Chinese government over a report it published detailing corruption inside the communist nation. In her forthcoming book, Merchants of Truth, Abramson writes publisher Arthur Sulzberger drafted a letter “all but apologizing” to Chinese officials for a report on how several of the […]

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Report: China Hiding Evidence of Muslim Internment Camps Ahead of Inspections

Chinese officials, ahead of a scheduled international inspection, are “drastically” intensifying efforts to conceal evidence of hundreds of tortuous “re-education centers” for Muslims in Xinjiang, the Epoch Times reported Thursday, citing sources and recent activity in the region. Last month, Radio Free Asia (RFA) reported that China is expecting the inspection within weeks. In response […]

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Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro: ‘Hoodlums Already Have Guns,’ Time to Level Playing Field

Brazil’s new President Jair Bolsonaro notes that “hoodlums already have guns” and demands changes to level the playing field by allowing law-abiding citizens better access to firearms for self-defense. In fact, on December 30, 2018, Breitbart News reported that Bolsonaro announced that he will decree protections on the people’s right to own guns so as […]

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Trump Says He Looks Forward to Meeting with North Korean Leader Kim

President Trump issued a warm tweet to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ahead of an anticipated second meeting early this year. “Kim Jong Un says North Korea will not make or test nuclear weapons, or give them to others – & he is ready to meet President Trump anytime,” he tweeted, citing a PBS News […]

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10 Times President Trump Honored the Military

President Trump has always shown a fondness for the military rank-and-file, often saluting the Marines who man Marine One, the presidential helicopter that transports him to and from the White House. He also sounds at ease at White House events honoring the military, often ad-libbing and throwing in a joke or two, despite having prepared […]

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Thousands March in Hong Kong Against Chinese Political Repression

New Year’s Day brought thousands of demonstrators to the streets of Hong Kong to denounce China’s oppressive policies and to demand respect for human rights and the rule of law. “Looking back at the year that passed, it was a very bad year,” said protest organizer Jimmy Sham. “The rule of law in Hong Kong […]

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