Military (page 9)

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    Paying to build up the enemy’s resources

    Adam Kredo of the Washington Free Beacon reports on one potentially disastrous consequence of the Obama administration’s deal with Iran. Iran is using the billions in cash resources provided under the landmark nuclear deal to engage in an unprecedented military buildup meant to transform the Islamic…
    Mitch Kokai, May 4, 2017
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    A second Korean War

    David French of National Review Online explains why a new Korean War would represent a far different conflict than those Americans have seen recently in the Middle East. The generation that fought in World War II and Korea is dying off. We no longer have lawmakers,…
    Mitch Kokai, April 20, 2017
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    National Review editor dismisses notion of Trump as neocon

    Rich Lowry explains at National Review Online why no one should mistake President Trump’s recent actions as signals that he’s a closet neoconservative. With U.S. missiles flying in Syria, the “mother of all bombs” exploding in Afghanistan, and an aircraft-carrier strike group heading toward North Korea,…
    Mitch Kokai, April 19, 2017
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    Trump’s most popular proposals

    According to Gallup’s “Americans’ Views of President Trump’s Proposals and Actions” poll, Americans agree with Trump on family leave, infrastructure, tax cuts, school choice, and, to a lesser extent, military spending increases. Require companies to provide family leave for parents after the birth of a child: 81 percent…
    Terry Stoops, April 12, 2017
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    The next step for Trump after Syria

    Randall Forsyth of Barron’s ponders prospects for the president’s agenda after the Syrian missile strike. The U.S. missile strikes against Syria after Bashar al-Assad attacked rebels and civilians with chemical weapons marked a defining moment and huge win for Trump, writes veteran Washington watcher Greg Valliere,…
    Mitch Kokai, April 10, 2017
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    DeVos at Fort Bragg today

    According to Politico’s Morning Education, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos visits the sprawling Army post Fort Bragg, N.C., at 10 a.m. today to read to students and meet with school officials at Kimberly Hampton Primary School. The Defense Department-funded school was named after Capt. Kimberly N. Hampton, a military pilot…
    Terry Stoops, April 3, 2017
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    A plan to replace Obamacare has generated mixed reviews on Capitol Hill, even among right-of-center lawmakers and analysts. Katherine Restrepo explores the pros and cons of this latest proposal for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jon Guze explains why North Carolina should take steps to ensure…
    Mitch Kokai, March 17, 2017
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    More concerns about U.S. nuclear weapons capability

    Natalie Johnson of the Washington Free Beacon details top generals’ concerns about the U.S. military’s system of nuclear deterrence. The U.S. military is relying on zero-hour modernization to maintain its aging nuclear arsenal as an effective deterrent against adversaries, according to two top U.S.
    Mitch Kokai, March 10, 2017