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Pentagon Finds North Korea Advancing Goal of Nuclear-Armed ICBM

The Defense Department on Thursday said North Korea is moving closer to its publicized goal of wielding a nuclear-armed ICBM capable of reaching the United States. “Advances in ballistic missile delivery systems, coupled with developments in nuclear technology … are

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Kim Jong-Un Continues to Ratchet Up the Rhetoric and Threatens to Launch Nuclear War with Seoul

April 10 was the deadline which North Korea gave to foreign nationals to leave the country, saying that the government could not ensure their protection after that date. The day before, North Korea’s “dear leader” Kim Jong-Un threatened its southern

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US Sends Mixed Messages to North Korea; Deploys War Planes, Pulls Back on Planned Missile Test

When the US deployed two destroyers to the Pacific last weekend, it was a sound strategic repositioning of US assets in the face of a growing threat of confrontation with North Korea. It was intended to  go unnoticed,  but as

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Racing Toward Armageddon – How a Concurrence of Events May Find a Nexus in Global War

Armageddon

America stands in the vortex of a developing “perfect storm” that is likely to engulf the world. Failing to act against it, we are, by our own inaction, losing ground as we race toward Armageddon. From Europe to Iran to

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South Korean Banks and Broadcasters Were Paralyzed by Hackers

The computer networks of three South Korean broadcasters and at least two banks were “paralyzed” in what appeared to be a coordinated cyber attack. Authorities in Seoul were not immediately able to pinpoint the cause of the system failures and

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Tensions Rise on Korean Peninsula; American B-52 Bombers Stage Flyby

As North Korea’s “Great Leader’ Kim Jong-Un continues to raise the stakes with new threats against South Korea and America, the US made a show of force this week in the skies above South Korea as a warning to the

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The New Poisonous Coalition of Terrorism

Looking at a single terrorist group (such as al Qaeda) and saying it is the root cause of terrorism is neither correct nor smart. The terrorist threat comes from a complex network of aligned terrorist organizations and terror-supporting countries, as

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Millions of Counterfeit Parts in US Combat Planes

For several years, we have been reporting that the federal government has been buying counterfeit electronic parts from China (most recently here). To be sure, the supply chain is complex, convoluted, and opaque, and it is difficult to ascertain which

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Bolton: US Needs Better Plan for North Korea

Following Friday’s failed missile launch by North Korea, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton charged in an exclusive interview with Newsmax.TV that the United States has to have a better plan than counting on the other side’s

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Bolton: US Needs Better Plan

Following Friday’s failed missile launch by North Korea, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton charged in an exclusive interview with Newsmax.TV that the United States has to have a better plan than counting on the other side’s

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