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What Iran’s Failed Satellite Launch Likely Signals

July 1, 2021 by


By Peter Brookes and Walker Venable ~ Most people probably didn’t notice the news that Iran recently attempted—but failed—to launch yet another satellite into orbit from its Imam Khomeini Spaceport. That it went unnoticed was understandable: It was unsuccessful, after all. Then again, a failed satellite launch is much less threatening than Iran’s ongoing violations […]

Texas’ Winter Electrical Grid Failures Highlight Nation’s Vulnerability To EMP Attacks

March 10, 2021 by


By Peter Brookes and Ryan Williams ~ During the blackout last month, several million customers were without power in Texas. Indeed, nearly half of the state’s electricity production was interrupted at one time as a result of the record cold temperatures. In the media, scenes flickered across our (well-powered) screens of the significant challenges facing […]

Asymptomatic Cases Complicate The Containment Of Coronavirus

April 5, 2020 by


By Brayden Helwig and Dr. Peter Brookes ~ SARS-CoV-2, the biological pathogen that causes the COVID-19 disease, is a vicious virus. While much remains to be learned, the new coronavirus seems to be more infectious than the annual flu and possibly more deadly. The unbelievable daily growth in the global confirmed case count speaks for […]

Why We’ve Got To Get The Coronavirus Response Right

March 6, 2020 by


By Dr. Peter Brookes and Brayden Helwig ~ The Trump administration’s response to the coronavirus outbreak thus far has been robust as the disease that originated in Wuhan, China, spreads across the world. Through a combination of travel restrictions, quarantines, and keeping the public informed on the best public hygiene practices, the administration has focused […]

Failed Obama ‘Reset’ Has Encouraged Russian Aggression

April 15, 2016 by


By Dr. Peter Brookes ~ People seem a bit surprised—even perplexed—by the breathless news reports and video of Russian warplanes “buzzing” an American warship operating in international waters in the Baltic Sea this week. The reality is that they shouldn’t be. That, of course, isn’t to say that we shouldn’t be deeply troubled for the […]

To Defeat ISIS, We Need A Leader Who’s Not Obama

October 3, 2015 by


By Peter Brookes ~ When President Obama said at the United Nations on Tuesday that “defeating ISIL requires—I believe—a new leader,” I thought for a brief moment I’d finally found something on which he and I could agree. Then I realized he wasn’t talking about his own leadership. The president was actually talking about the […]