Saturday, December 7, 2019

Tag: National security

Hypersonic weapons and national (in)security

Hypersonic weapons close in on their targets at a minimum speed of Mach 5, five times the speed of sound or 3,836.4...

The US raises red flags on Russia’s plutonium experiments – while...

The secrecy surrounding this work has long raised suspicions – among many nations – that a global nuclear test ban treaty is being violated.

How ICE and other DHS agencies mine social media in the...

Through its vast and deeply flawed social media monitoring, the Department of Homeland Security jeopardizes the rights of travelers, immigrants, refugees, and many others.

Boondoggle, Inc.

Making sense of the $1.25 trillion national security state budget.

Trump’s national emergency creates another border crisis – for families, wildlife, protected...

The president’s “unlawful declaration over a crisis that does not exist does great violence to our Constitution and makes America less safe, stealing from urgently needed defense funds for the security or our military and our nation.”

A ‘Bolt’ (ton) from the past

With that nasty smirk on his face, Bolton actually publically has come out for the pre-emptive attacking of both Iran and North Korea... going on years now.

Trump to the International community: Drop dead

Is the Trump administration taking on the WORLD!

This is what makes John Bolton so dangerous

With John Bolton as National Security Advisor, a badly-advised “Donald the unready” is more likely than ever to cause tragedy and death, on a scale we can’t yet imagine.

McMaster of war

Does unrealistic war experience lead to Trump's advisor's overconfidence?

Peace through strength?

“When it comes to security, when it comes to ISIS, when it comes to the military, every single category... I'm leading, like, by a lot." —Donald J. Trump

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Malignant normality silently takes hold in America

The national media should free itself from this president’s constant demand for exposure and attention.

What’s wrong with the republicans?

Fruits of the twin roots of evil: Slavery and imperial expansion.

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.
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Sweden provides free higher education, universal healthcare, free daycare — why can’t the U.S.?

In Sweden, healthcare costs are largely subsided by the state. Daycare and preschool programs are mostly free. College and university are free. Public transportation is subsidized for many users.

Bernie Sanders tops new California poll—but you wouldn’t have known it by reading this...

In latest #BernieBlackout example, Sanders’ deputy campaign manager notes it took major newspaper “three paragraphs to mention who is leading.”