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Climate Change: Environmental Risk, Security Risk

The Department of Defense (DoD) has issued a report detailing how it plans to adapt to climate change. Beyond impacting the logistics of moving military supplies and personnel around the world, the DoD expects that climate change will be an immediate threat to national security interests, causing “increased risks from terrorism, infectious disease, global poverty and food shortages.” (Davenport, 2014) 392 more words

Alternative Energy

President Barack Obama listens to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel

President Barack Obama listens to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel after the president announced Hagel’s resignation at the White House in Washington.

World

IRAN SAYS AMERICA HAS SURRENDED WITH NUCLEAR EXTENSION

FB: “Top Iranian leaders have been celebrating a recently inked extension in nuclear negotiations with the West, with leading military figures and politicians saying that the deal is a sign that the “Americans have very clearly surrendered to Iran’s might,” according to regional reports. 74 more words

Politics

MARC CAMERON: DAY ZERO WILL BE RELEASED IN FEBRUARY

USA Today Best Selling author Marc Cameron is the creator of Jericho Quinn series. Our next guest is a formal US Marshal. He is very interesting character, who used his life experience to put so much reality in his four published novels. 1,699 more words

Interview

'Chuck, You're Fired': Hagel Fails to Adapt to Obama’s Controlling White House

Scott Shackford writes: This morning’s news cycle has temporarily shifted away from fretting about what might happen in Ferguson, Missouri, to the news that Defense Secretary… 815 more words

U.S. News

New NSA Privacy Chief Promises Transparency

The National Security Agency’s newly appointed Civil Liberties & Privacy Officer Rebecca Richards said Monday in an online Q& A she hopes to inject a sense of transparency into the secretive spy agency. 197 more words

New Defense Secretary, Same Old Strategy

Last week, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel declared that the U.S. war against the Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria was on track. “There’s no official review of any of the decisions that the President has made, or strategy,” Hagel told Charlie Rose. 676 more words