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Honoring How Our Deployed Troops Keep Us Safe

December 30, 2020 by

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By Thomas Spoehr ~ Like a zombie, the notion that America is fighting “endless” or “forever” wars in the Middle East refuses to die. It’s a theme not reserved to a single political party: President Donald Trump, a Republican, in his 2019 State of the Union address stated that “great nations do not fight endless wars” […]

‘Great Nightfall’ Provides Extraordinary Overview Of Military Challenges Facing America

August 20, 2020 by

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By Thomas Spoehr ~ Americans who want to better understand the complex threats the United States faces might assume that they need to read at least several books to get the full picture. Indeed, the landscape is complicated. The range of threats today includes cyber, space, nuclear weapons, artificial intelligence-guided weapons, and robots; not to […]

House Democrats Are Shortchanging The Military

May 11, 2019 by

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By Frederico Bartels ~ House appropriators have now released their budget top lines for every government agency, and their number for the Department of Defense shows they acknowledge the defense budget needs an increase. But that increase still isn’t enough, as it falls short of the president’s budget request and of what the military needs […]

10 Things Americans Should Know About World War II

May 25, 2009 by

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Donald Douglas. TonyfromOz prefaces ….. Time dims memories of a conflict finished 64 years ago now, and all we really have to go by  now are movies and TV shows that tend to paint a different picture of what the situation really was. These were desperate times and even though the U.S. entry into the […]