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U.S. and China Send their Navies into Contested Sea after Show of Force by Taiwan

In a game of brinksmanship both the United States and China sent their naval forces into the hotly disputed South China with Beijing deploying its newest aircraft carrier into the contested waters.

By |2020-12-22T06:37:16-05:00December 22nd, 2020|Defense, Foreign Policy|0 Comments

Six Major Veteran Groups Want Trump to Fire VA Secretary

Many of the nation's leading Veteran's organization are asking President Trump to fire Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie immediately, stating that the VA administrator “no longer has the trust or confidence of America’s veterans.” The letter — signed by leaders from the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, Paralyzed Veterans of [...]

By |2020-12-17T11:27:24-05:00December 16th, 2020|Defense|0 Comments

Biden plans to Repudiate Trump’s Foreign Policy Approach

Upon taking office President-elect Joe Biden plans on repudiating President Trump's "America first" foreign policy approach to world issues and return the nation back to the multilateral approach that had been the hallmark of U.S. foreign policy.

By |2020-12-16T06:49:06-05:00December 16th, 2020|Defense, Foreign Policy|0 Comments

US Places Sanctions on NATO Ally Turkey for its Purchase of Russian Missile Defense System

On Monday, the Trump administration imposed sanctions on Turkey, a NATO ally for its purchase of a Russian air defense system.

By |2020-12-15T13:13:00-05:00December 14th, 2020|Defense, Foreign Policy|0 Comments

Biden to name retired Gen. Lloyd Austin as defense secretary

President-elect Joe Biden plans to tap retired Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III to be secretary of defense, according to three officials familiar with the decision. If confirmed, Austin would be the first Black Pentagon chief.

By |2020-12-08T06:48:36-05:00December 8th, 2020|Defense, U.S. Politics|0 Comments

China Will Be Able to Fight Foreign Wars Within 15 Years, Report to Congress Warns

A specialist commission has warned Congress that China's military is rapidly expanding its capabilities and could be ready to fight extended foreign wars within the next 15 years.

By |2020-12-02T06:26:29-05:00December 2nd, 2020|Defense, Foreign Policy|0 Comments
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