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Trump Bungles Another National Security Issue

     President Trump had a private phone call with Turkish dictator Erdogan that for the second time (that we know) led directly to a dramatic change in our Syria policy.  Last time, Secretary Mattis resigned and Trump was forced to delay the change, but not now.  Trump charged in grossly ...

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This is about Trump’s Reelection, not Corruption

     The recent scandal in which President Trump was caught soliciting, in fact coercing, the Ukrainian government to investigate former Vice President Biden has led to the House of Representatives beginning an impeachment inquiry that is likely to result in articles of impeachment against Trump.  It began with a courageous ...

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The Biggest National Security Threat is President Trump

     During the 2016 campaign, Candidate Donald Trump liked to talk tough.  He often criticized President Obama, specifically mentioning the Russian invasion and annexation of Crimea, the “Red Line” in Syria, the Iran deal, etc.  There were some disappointing components of the Obama foreign policy; however, Obama campaigned on what ...

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The 2019 Annual Threat Assessment – Its Donald Trump

     On January 29, 2019, an impressive array of defense and intelligence experts provided the annual U.S. Threat Assessment to the Senate.  These career professionals were loyal Republicans appointed by President Trump.  Nevertheless, in what was an unfortunately rare case of integrity among the Trump cabinet, to a person they ...

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Trump Plans to Pardon Putin During July Summit

Made you think, right?  Not as outrageous or unlikely as it sounds.  The meeting was just announced and there is already much speculation and trepidation about what to expect when President Trump and President Putin meet next month.  I continue to believe dialogue is good and our foreign policy should ...

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Asia or Bust

I waited after President Trump returned from Asia before writing this piece to try and see what came from the trip.  I wanted the trip to be successful.  Whenever the President, regardless of party, regardless of how we voted, regardless of how we view his performance, travels abroad we need ...

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