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Why America doesn’t win wars anymore

An expert explains why the US struggles with modern wars.<p>A month into his presidency, Donald Trump lamented that the US no longer wins wars as it once did.<p>“When I was young, in high school and college, everybody used to say we never lost a war,” Trump told a group of US governors last February. …

Arch-terrorists emerge as frontrunners for Palestinian presidency

If you wondered why Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas was so unwilling to do the reasonable and humane act of stopping payments to terrorists, you now …

When Policing And Race Cross Paths In Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley, a region that attracts a diverse population from across the country and world due to its thriving tech sector, faces an existential question with real-world consequences: how might its mix of cultures change local policing?<p>Some recent history has created fertile ground for such a …

Silicon Valley

Israel’s Next Big War

Israel’s next big war is almost certainly going to pit it against some combination of Iranian, Syrian and Hezbollah forces along its northern borders …

Steve Bannon’s Book Club

On the day after Christmas, I was walking through Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport when I caught sight of a slightly rumpled man waiting for a flight. He seemed familiar, the way figures in dreams do.<p>It was, I thought, Stephen K. Bannon, who had been named chief strategist to …

Donald Trump

The real target of Trump’s inaugural speech wasn’t Barack Obama. It was George W. Bush.

Donald Trump used his inaugural address to repeatedly attack the policies of one of his predecessors. His primary target wasn’t Barack Obama, though. It was George W. Bush.<p>Trump didn’t mention Obamacare, the Iranian nuclear deal, the opening to Cuba, or any of Obama’s other signature …

Will Pence Be Trump's Key to Capitol Hill?

The vice president-elect has congressional chops<p>Day Two of Donald Trump’s presidential transition brought the president-elect and his running mate …

Donald Trump

What's News - The Myth of the Racist Cop

FBI Director James Comey has again defied the official White House line on policing and the Black Lives Matter movement. The “narrative that policing is biased and violent and unfair” is resulting in “more dead young black men,” Mr. Comey warned in an Oct. 16 address to the International …

Law Enforcement

Mosul offensive: ISIS militants fleeing to Syria, says tribal leader

<b>Near Mosul, Iraq (CNN) —</b> Hundreds of ISIS fighters are fleeing Mosul in Iraq and crossing into neighboring Syria as coalition forces close in on the city, a powerful tribal leader in the region says.<p>Sheikh Abdullah Alyawer, a tribal leader in the town of Rabia, on Iraq's border with Syria, told CNN …

Mosul

The Iran deal has Obama 'held hostage' while the Middle East descends into chaos

On October 18 of last year, the US, the European Union, China, Russia, and Iran adopted the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, ensuring that Iran's nuclear program would be peaceful for at least a decade and securing a signature foreign-policy achievement for the Obama administration.<p>Credible …

Middle East

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“Homeland” made me laugh: Here’s what it’s really like being a CIA agent in the Middle East

Salon talks to the author of “Left of Boom” about bureaucracy, Bourne and Bond, and infiltrating Al-Qaeda<p>For a book that’s clearly been under the censor’s knife – words, sentences, entire paragraphs are blacked out -- “Left of Boom” is a very revealing document. Subtitled “How a Young CIA Case …

US Government declares cyber war on Islamic State

The US Government has announced that it is launching a cyber warfare campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil). This is the first instance of the US publicly using cyber attacks as a tool in warfare.<p>"I have given Cyber Command really its first wartime assignment," said Ashton …

Britain's Covert War in Yemen: A VICE News Investigation | VICE News

In a rural valley in southern Yemen lies Wadi Rafad, a collection of farms 50 miles from the provincial capital of Ataq. Amid an arid landscape dotted with lemon orchards and cornfields, villagers were used to the peace being disturbed by the buzzing of US drones flying overhead. But on the …

Middle East

How our politicians – and media – are helping terrorists win

Can you believe that after the Brussels attacks the BBC took us on a tour of vulnerable London Tube stations?<p>There is nothing a government in a remotely free country can do to stop a suicide bomber in a crowded space. As a weapon, he has the precision of a drone missile. The only preventive task …

Why Women Put on the Suicide Vest

On a list of history's most notorious assassins, alongside John Wilkes Booth, Lee Harvey Oswald and Gavrilo Princip, the name Thenmozhi Rajaratnam …

Terrorism

The Iran nuclear agreement is national security fraud

Source: Fox News<p>As the Obama administration celebrates what it claims is a great victory for its nuclear diplomacy with Iran, many Americans are …

5 Bad Arguments for Cutting U.S. Defense Spending

We’ve all seen the click-bait headlines.<p>“You won’t believe how much the U.S. spends on its military.”<p>“The U.S. spends more than the next 13 countries …

6 national security questions we should be asking our presidential candidates

How many nuclear weapons does America actually need? And why are we still fighting a fruitless War on Terror?<p>To judge by the early returns, the presidential race of 2016 is shaping up as the most disheartening in recent memory. Other than as a form of low entertainment, the speeches, debates, …

Why the Darknet Matters

By Luther Blissett and J. F. Sebastian of Arkesoul<p>In February 2015 Ross Ulbricht was convicted of money laundering, computer hacking and conspiracy …

Is Obama's Iran Deal Falling Apart?

President Obama has been working to secure a pact with Iran to curb the nation's nuclear activity in exchange for loosened sanctions that have …

Nebraska prison revolt leaves 2 inmates dead, 4 injured

TECUMSEH, Neb. (AP) — A weekend revolt at a Nebraska maximum security prison that saw inmates temporarily take control of half the housing units left …

Latin America

BREAKING! The Islamic State (ISIS) releases video warning America and Europe that “your security information is in our hands”

By onMay 11, 2015 in General<p>By BI: “Soon you will see how we control your electronic world… Today the electronic fields witness on our victory… Soon …

‘Here’s What I Really Worry About…’

One, a mass shooting at a mall. Two, an airliner blown up in U.S. skies. Former senior spook Michael Morell dishes on the dangers ahead.<p>More than almost anyone else alive, Michael Morell knows the secrets of U.S. national security. Over the past two decades, the former deputy director of the CIA …

National Security

Who might lead ISIS if al-Baghdadi dies?

<i>Watch "Blindsided: How ISIS shook the world," a GPS special airing Monday at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CNN.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> For weeks, reports have been circulating that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the caliph of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), was seriously injured in an airstrike back in March.<p>On Wednesday, …

Al-Qaeda