In his introductory note to Common Sense, Thomas Paine made the simple yet imperishable observation that ‘Time takes more converts than Reason.’ Paine, who played an influential role in both the French and American Revolutions, made this remark in the context of an outline and critique of the origins of government and the irreparable flaws of monarchic rule. 556 more words
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Let’s review facts. A revolutionary “Ukrainian” ethnic gang based in Kiev drove the democratically elected president out of the country. This precipitated the partition of the country we call Ukraine. 278 more words
CRS -- Ballistic Missile Defense in the Asia-Pacific Region: Cooperation and Opposition (April 3, 2015)
Ballistic Missile Defense in the Asia-Pacific Region: Cooperation and Opposition (PDF)
Source: Congressional Research Service (via Federation of American Scientists)
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The growing number and modernization of ballistic missiles in the Asia-Pacific region poses a security challenge for the United States and its allies and is thus a concern for many in Congress.
By Major General Paul Vallely, Ret.
Warrior leaders of General Patton’s or General LeMay’s stature are no longer wanted. The fundamental job of the military, “kill bad people and break their things,” has become seriously hampered critically now by “rules of engagement” who’s guiding logic is political, not successful, combat. 1,129 more words
For months now, I have been in constant dilemma on writing on this troubling issue of national security or acting as if the problem I think of never existed. 3,327 more words