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John Lennon

How Donald Trump's Call to Declare War on ISIS Would Be Different

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump was saying what a lot of Americans were probably thinking following the latest terror attack …

From drones to AKs, high technology to low politics.

While the most famous product of Carl Walther GmbH in fiction is the PPK pistol used by James Bond,...<p>It’s been said that groupthink is a bad thing, …


Army Chief Goes Silent at "Mad Scientist" Event

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley rattled a conference on future military challenges Tuesday by abruptly ordering the live-stream cut off and …


Modern War Institute

The Modern War Institute has an exclusive interview with Lieutenant General Robert L. Caslen Jr., 59th Superintendent of the United States Military …

Our Greatest National Security Threat? Perpetual War

The United States is now engaged in perpetual war with victory nowhere in sight. Iraq is chaotic and scarred. So, too, is Libya. Syria barely exists. …

Ronald Reagan

The Fight Against ISIS in Libya

As my colleague Dominic Tierney points out, the United States has now picked a side in Libya’s civil war—the UN-backed, internationally recognized, Government of National Accord (GNA)—and has begun coordinated airstrikes against ISIS positions in Libya. However, ISIS and the GNA are only two of …


Violence Erupts in Milwaukee After Police Shooting: Pictures


Historic Louisiana Flooding Affects Tens of Thousands

Over the weekend, a slow-moving storm pulled massive amounts of moisture inland from the Gulf of Mexico, dumping nearly two feet of water on Louisiana and neighboring states. Governor John Bel Edwards said that at least eight people have lost their lives in the disaster, now affecting 40,000 homes. …

Extreme Weather

Floods Ravage Louisiana: Pictures


In pictures: High flyers

Chicago Police Department Moves to Fire Officers for Lying in McDonald Case

The Chicago Police Department is pursuing the firing of seven officers for giving false information related to the 2014 fatal police shooting of Laquan McDonald, one of several young black men whose death has fueled the Black Lives Matter movement.<p>The decision comes three days after Chicago’s …