Here’s What the Executive Order on Refugees Actually Says


Over last weekend and this week, the media made an absolute mess of the Trump administration’s temporary ban on travel for persons from seven specific countries.  Social media quickly began to

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A Full List of US Government Documents Published Regarding Russian Hacking


The details of the alleged hacks of email accounts are murky, even after the US Government provided their argument.  Here’s a list of every document published by the US Government regarding the

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[DISPATCH] Trends in Space Threats to National Security


DISPATCH: Trends in Space Threats to National Security

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[DISPATCH] Conflict Trends in the South China Sea

PACIFIC OCEAN (Aug. 19, 2009) The guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) maneuvers with the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) destroyer Guangzhou off the coast of North Sulawesi, Indonesia, following an international fleet review that commemorated the 64th anniversary of Indonesian independence.  Fitzgerald is part of Destroyer Squadron 15 and the USS George Washington Carrier Strike Group underway supporting security and stability in the western Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ian Schoeneberg/Released)


According to Congressional testimony, the United States has vital interests in the protection of Taiwan, international law, security of US allies, freedom of navigation, and an estimated

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DISPATCH: The Scope, Reach, and Future of MS-13


With our national attention absorbed by the War on Terror or the ongoing high drama of the Mexican Drug Cartels, it can be easy to forget about other transnational criminal elements operating around

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A Brief History and Future of Mexican Cartel Activities


It cannot have escaped the attention of any North American reader that the United States and Mexico have spent quite a few years struggling to contain and secure a transnational conflict on their shared

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Spurned by the U.S., Afghanistan Looks to Russian Aid


After campaigning for years on troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, President Obama reluctantly announced late last year that he intended on keeping U.S. Forces in the country.  Although not patrolling

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CENTCOM Intelligence Analysts Forced Out for Telling the Truth About the Islamic State


Following in the wake of last year’s accusations that the Obama administration manipulated the intelligence on the Islamic State to reflect a rosier picture of progress against a “weakened&#8221

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