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Inside the Ring: War College Cancels Speaker on Islam

Inside the Ring: War College Cancels Speaker on Islam

A Muslim activist group has pressured the U.S. Army War College into postponing a speech by Ray Ibrahim, an expert on the historical roots of Islamic terrorism, after the group falsely labeled him as a ...
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China Tests New Sub-Launched Strategic Missile

China Tests New Sub-Launched Strategic Missile

China conducted a flight test of its newest strategic submarine-launched missile, the JL-3, coinciding with the visit to Asia earlier this month by Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan. American defense officials confirmed that U.S. intelligence ...
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Inside the Ring: Obama and Russian Collusion

Inside the Ring: Obama and Russian Collusion

Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul provided new clues recently about a controversial open-mic comment in 2012 by President Obama, widely viewed as secret collusion to limit U.S. missile defenses. A boom microphone overheard ...
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FBI Counterintelligence Is Focus of Trump Campaign Spying Probe

FBI Counterintelligence Is Focus of Trump Campaign Spying Probe

The ongoing special Justice Department investigation into improper spying on the Trump campaign in 2016 highlights key failings by the FBI's once-storied counterintelligence division. Two senior counterintelligence officials no longer with the bureau are among ...
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Pompeo Calls on China to Disclose Tiananmen Massacre Details

Pompeo Calls on China to Disclose Tiananmen Massacre Details

Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertzJune 4, 2019 5:00 am Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on China Sunday to make a full accounting of the use of military tanks and troops in killing ...
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House Democrats Seek to Kill Small Nuclear Warhead

House Democrats Seek to Kill Small Nuclear Warhead

Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertzJune 4, 2019 5:00 am Anti-nuclear Democrats on the House Armed Services Committee are attempting to kill the Trump administration's use of small nuclear warheads on missiles in proposed ...
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Trump Seeks to Add China to New Arms Treaty

Trump Seeks to Add China to New Arms Treaty

U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping / Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertzJune 3, 2019 5:00 am The Trump administration wants China included in arms control talks on extending the 2010 ...
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DIA: China Doubling Nuclear Warhead Arsenal

DIA: China Doubling Nuclear Warhead Arsenal

DIA Director Army Lt. Gen. Robert P. Ashley / Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertzMay 31, 2019 5:00 am China is rapidly expanding its nuclear forces with new missiles, submarines, and bombers and will ...
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Inside the Ring: President Slaps DNI

Inside the Ring: President Slaps DNI

Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats / Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertzMay 30, 2019 8:31 pm President Trump’s recent order conferring new intelligence power on Attorney General William Barr was a slap at ...
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Chinese Video Urges War With U.S.

Chinese Video Urges War With U.S.

Chinese President Xi Jinping / Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertzMay 29, 2019 5:00 am China's Communist Party-controlled media stepped up a war of words with the United States recently urging an escalation of ...
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Young Patriotic Town Makes Priority Out of Honoring Nation’s Fallen on Memorial Day

Young Patriotic Town Makes Priority Out of Honoring Nation’s Fallen on Memorial Day

The town of Anthem, Arizona, founded in 1999, has made one of its top values honoring those who have served in the nation’s military and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice to preserve its ...
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Trump’s Acting DOD Secretary Weighs In on a Cloud Contract Conservatives Loathe

Trump’s Acting DOD Secretary Weighs In on a Cloud Contract Conservatives Loathe

Military Politics US News WJ Wire Drew Angerer / Getty ImagesActing Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan's stance on the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure could roil conservatives who believe it’s a bad idea to unify cloud services ...
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‘Decorating the Graves of Comrades’: Memorial Day Celebrated More Than 150 Years Ago

‘Decorating the Graves of Comrades’: Memorial Day Celebrated More Than 150 Years Ago

Military US News WJ Wire Pablo Martinez Monsivais / APAmerican flags adorn grave markers at the United States Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery in Washington. It was the first national cemetery and is the ...
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VOA Fires Two More Reporters for Chinese Dissident Interview

VOA Fires Two More Reporters for Chinese Dissident Interview

Guo Wengui / Ellen Dubin Photography BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertzMay 23, 2019 5:00 am The official Voice of America radio has fired two more reporters for their role in a broadcast interview with a ...
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Pentagon Confirms It Does In Fact Investigate Reports of UFOs

Pentagon Confirms It Does In Fact Investigate Reports of UFOs

Military Science and Tech US News WJ Wire iStock / Getty ImagesA spokesman has come forward saying that the Pentagon has been investigating reports of UFOs. (iStock / Getty Images) By Matt M. MillerPublished May ...
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‘American Taliban’ Terrorist Set To Go Home Early, Will Be Released This Week

‘American Taliban’ Terrorist Set To Go Home Early, Will Be Released This Week

Military Politics US News APTN / AP PhotoThis image made from television footage made in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan, Saturday Dec.1, 2001, shows John Walker Lindh at right, claiming to be an American Taliban volunteer calling himself ...
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US Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Bombers Approaching American Airspace

US Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Bombers Approaching American Airspace

Six Russian warplanes were intercepted by U.S. jets Monday after they flew into the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone in a tactic the commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command says will continue to ...
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Trump Hits Huawei With Export Controls

Trump Hits Huawei With Export Controls

Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertzMay 21, 2019 5:00 am President Donald Trump indirectly targeted China's Huawei Technologies with a presidential order signed last week blocking telecommunications companies linked to foreign adversaries from selling ...
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Navy Again Sends Warship to Disputed S. China Sea

Navy Again Sends Warship to Disputed S. China Sea

USS Preble / Wikimedia Commons BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertzMay 21, 2019 4:59 am For the second time this month, a Navy warship conducted a freedom of navigation operation in the South China Sea designed ...
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Navy SEAL Turned Movie Star Opens Up About How Jesus Helped Him Climb Out of ‘Rock Bottom’

Navy SEAL Turned Movie Star Opens Up About How Jesus Helped Him Climb Out of ‘Rock Bottom’

A retired U.S. Navy SEAL turned movie star is telling the story of how, after pursuing every other method to turn his life around, the gospel saved him when he was at his lowest. Remi ...
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Inside the Ring: Missile, Nuke Tests Detailed

Inside the Ring: Missile, Nuke Tests Detailed

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un / Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertzMay 16, 2019 8:09 pm SEOUL—New details emerged here regarding recent North Korean nuclear and missile tests, Inside the Ring has learned ...
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McCaul: U.S. Pushing Back on Chinese IP Theft and Global Aggression

McCaul: U.S. Pushing Back on Chinese IP Theft and Global Aggression

Michael McCaul / Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertzMay 10, 2019 5:00 am The United States is finally pushing back against the mounting threats from China, including intellectual property theft, global expansion through coercive ...
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US and Allies Ramp Up Pressure on Beijing with Naval Drills in South China Sea

US and Allies Ramp Up Pressure on Beijing with Naval Drills in South China Sea

An American warship was joined by several Asian allies for a week of drills designed to underscore America’s commitment to free navigation of the South China Sea. The guided missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence ...
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Inside the Ring: Inside Chinese Negotiating Deception

Inside the Ring: Inside Chinese Negotiating Deception

A cargo ship prepares to berth at a port in Qingdao in China's eastern Shandong province / Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertzMay 9, 2019 4:28 pm China is playing games with President Trump ...
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Navy Sends Warships to Challenge PLA In S. China Sea

Navy Sends Warships to Challenge PLA In S. China Sea

USS Chung-Hoon and another guided missile destroyer are docked near the disputed Spratly Islands / Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertzMay 8, 2019 5:00 am The Navy conducted the latest freedom of navigation operation ...
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B-52 Bombers Scrambled in ‘Clear and Unmistakable’ Message to Iran

B-52 Bombers Scrambled in ‘Clear and Unmistakable’ Message to Iran

Military US News Airman 1st Class Gerald R. Willis / U.S. Air ForceTwo B-52H Stratofortress bombers fly over the Pacific Ocean during a training mission Aug. 2, 2018. Four B-52s are being deployed to the ...
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State Department Policy Leader Unfairly Criticized as Racist, Supporters Say

State Department Policy Leader Unfairly Criticized as Racist, Supporters Say

Kiron Skinner / Wikimedia Commons BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertzMay 7, 2019 5:00 am The African-American director of policy planning at the State Department has come under fire from liberal anti-Trump critics for comments at ...
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Chinese Laser Attack on U.S. Aircraft Left Out of Pentagon Report

Chinese Laser Attack on U.S. Aircraft Left Out of Pentagon Report

Chinese President Xi Jinping / Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertzMay 6, 2019 5:00 am The Pentagon's latest report on the Chinese military fails to mention a laser attack that damaged the eyes of ...
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General: America’s Power Grid Vulnerable to Electronic Attack

General: America’s Power Grid Vulnerable to Electronic Attack

Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertzMay 3, 2019 5:00 am A senior Air Force general is warning that America's electrical power grid is vulnerable to electronic attacks ranging from nuclear-produced electromagnetic pulse, to tactical ...
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Inside the Ring: Shanahan on the China Threat

Inside the Ring: Shanahan on the China Threat

Patrick Shanahan / Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertzMay 2, 2019 11:59 am Acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan told a House hearing on Wednesday that countering the threat posed by China is one ...
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Former CIA Officer Pleads Guilty to Chinese Espionage Conspiracy

Former CIA Officer Pleads Guilty to Chinese Espionage Conspiracy

Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertzMay 2, 2019 5:00 am Former CIA operations officer Jerry Chun Shin Lee pleaded guilty on Wednesday to conspiracy to commit espionage for China in a case linked to ...
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Trump Steps In, Saves Aircraft Carrier USS Truman

Trump Steps In, Saves Aircraft Carrier USS Truman

Military Politics US News Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Maxwell Higgins / U.S. NavyThe Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman transits the Atlantic Ocean on April 7, 2019. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Maxwell ...
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