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PERILOUS PUZZLE: ATTACKING SYRIA, WHAT IS TO GAIN? WHAT ARE THE RISKS & HOW SHOULD IT BE DONE?

I have received a ton of email asking me to address the current situation in Syria. I was one of the very first to drive home the dire realities surrounding Syria’s Chemical Weapons, Russia’s unique strategic interests in the country and I adamantly called for a … Read the rest of this entry

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THE CASE FOR A SYRIAN NO FLY ZONE: THE REASONS CONTINUE TO MOUNT

There are some new developments in the Syrian conflict that will undoubtedly be used as ammunition for proponents of a no fly zone over parts of that country. You can read more about the case for a Syrian no fly … Read the rest of this entry

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A TOTAL MESS: WHY AREN’T AMERICANS BEING TOLD THE TRUTH ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED IN BENGHAZI?

It has been almost two weeks since the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi that resulted in the death of one of America’s most valued Ambassadors as well as three other patriots. I detailed my outrage regarding the lack … Read the rest of this entry

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AMERICAN WARFARE’S NEW NORMAL: DRONE WAR IN YEMEN HEATS UP AS DRONE WAR IN PAKISTAN COOLS DOWN

Posted below are two separate and very worthwhile articles about the continued use of drone strikes in foreign lands to decapitate, cripple, or simply destroy terrorist and insurgent networks. Peter Bergen writes about how the drone war in Pakistan has … Read the rest of this entry

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THE SPECIAL OPERATIONS OPSEC EDUCATION FUND & OPERATION NEPTUNE SPEAR: IS OBAMA GETTING “SWIFTBOATED?”

A group of ex-special forces operators and intelligence folks have apparently joined together to create a group that is focused on showcasing the Obama Administration’s supposed use of sensitive operational and intelligence details for political gain. They have raised over … Read the rest of this entry

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TAIWAN GETS SLAPPED WITH A FAT F-16 UPGRADE BID, WANT’S NEW F-16s, MAY WAIT FOR F-35B

http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2012/05/08/2003532288 Just as suggested here recently, Taiwan is realizing that the right jet to survive and prevail against possible Chinese aggression is not the latest model F-16 but the short takeoff and vertical landing variant of the Joint Strike Fighter, … Read the rest of this entry

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PHOTO: THE POTUS FLYING SPECOPS STYLE IN AFGHANISTAN ABOARD A 160th SOAR MH-47G

                As reported first here at Aviationintel.com, live on the Lars Larson National Radio Show, and on John Batchelor Show, the POTUS flew with the same unit, and aboard the same specific type … Read the rest of this entry

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EXCLUSIVE: “ARMY ONE” OVER AFGHANISTAN- PRESIDENT OBAMA ARRIVES IN KABUL, FLIES WITH US ARMY 160th SOAR ABOARD A SPECOPS MH-47G CHINOOK!

Was this an homage to the same guys that delivered the US Navy DEVGRU SEAL operators to Osama Bin Laden’s hideout a year ago today? Is the MH-47 more incognito and survivable than Marine One over such a hostile territory … Read the rest of this entry

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WHITE HOUSE RE-EVALUATING TAIWAN’S REQUEST FOR BRAND NEW F-16 VIPERS, SHOULD OFFER F-35B AS WELL

How is selling late block F-16s to our ally Taiwan even debatable? Instead the Obama Administration “offered” to upgrade Taiwan’s existing F-16A/B fleet with modern systems. This should have been offered along with providing as many new F-16s as Taiwan … Read the rest of this entry

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COMMERCIAL CREW: STRANGELY THE POLITICIANS GET IT, BUT NASA ADMINISTRATOR BOLDEN DOESN’T

During a hearing on Capitol Hill concerning NASA’s budget and general direction, or misdirection as it may be, both Senators Shelby (R-AL), and Hutchinson (R-TX) echoed almost the exact stance and need for clarity that I have been arguing for … Read the rest of this entry

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NEWS ROUNDUP: April 19th, 2012!

F-35 MAKES A VERY LOW LEVEL BOMB DROP !                 Well maybe it was just into a concrete pit while it was hung above but none-the-less it did release a weapon! Oh and … Read the rest of this entry

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DISCOVERY’S FINAL VOYAGE MARKS A SAD DAY FOR AMERICA

It has made world-wide news, and rightfully so, as NASA’s oldest Orbiter gets stuck into the petting zoo at the Smithsonian’s Udvar Hazy facility located at Dulles International Airport. I have gone into detail about my views, many of them … Read the rest of this entry

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SECRETARY CLINTON SPEAKS CANDIDLY ABOUT THE BIN LADEN RAID

This is a very forthcoming and seemingly honest lecture on the events that transpired in the White House and in Abbottabad almost a year ago. Some key details she clears up (finally) are that the stealth Blackhawk’s tail hit the … Read the rest of this entry

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THE F-35 IS BECOMING A THREAT TO NATIONAL SECURITY, GAO SAYS THE PROGRAM IS A MESS, KELLY JOHNSON WOULD BE ASHAMED

Please read the article linked below. Here is a little taste of the GAO’s ongoing F-35 program evaluation: “Until engineering changes are reduced, there are risks of additional cost overruns and retrofit costs. The program now estimates that the number … Read the rest of this entry

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