Wednesday, August 5, 2020

India Turkey, Azar Taiwan

In India and Turkey, leaders build monuments to exclusionary democracy. Via new monuments, Modi and Erdogan put their religious bases above all others.
Why Alex Azar’s Taiwan trip has sparked Beijing’s particular fury. The Health and Human Services director isn’t just a cabinet official traveling where China doesn’t like such travel, he’s talking about Covid-19.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Beirut, Philippines, Review

Beirut explosions: what we know so far. The massive blast which rippled through the city on Tuesday appears to have come from explosive materials.

At China’s behest, Rodridgo Duterte turns his Navy into a beach patrol. The Philippines president is a loyal servant to Xi.

Review: The Madman Theory. Jim Sciutto examines Trump’s foreign policy philosophy.

Monday, August 3, 2020

Mexico cartels, China HSBC, Germany Beijing

How the Mexican cartels must laugh at their president. AMLO is leading his nation into a black hole of violence, corruption, and narco-state terror.
Beijing’s message to HSBC: only absolute loyalty will suffice. The Chinese Communist regime has little interest in HSBC’s political balancing act.
German minister: Europe must reassess China relationship. Angela Merkel’s Europe minister offers a long overdue dose of reality.

Friday, July 31, 2020

GRU bounties, China HK threats, Steven Greer UFOs, Hong Kong, FCI Miami

Why the GRU bounty story won’t die. The evidence against Russia is significant, and more is very likely to come out.

US must rebuke China over its threat to American in relation to Hong Kong security law. Beijing does not have dominion over all the citizens of the world.

Did Steven Greer fake a UFO with flares? Flight tracking data and the observational characteristics suggest he may well have.

Banning candidates, China shows the true intent of its national security law. The subjugation of Hongkonger rights and democracy is near complete.

Attorney General Barr must take charge of Florida prison crisis. The situation at FCI Miami is increasingly catastrophic.

Thursday, July 30, 2020

China bombers, Trump NATO, Operation Cobra, Russia partisanship

China just conducted a bomber exercise targeting U.S. aircraft carriers. There’s a clearly intended message for Washington, here.

Trump’s Germany redeployment has good and bad elements. Boosting  Mediterranean air power presence is positive. Pulling troops home is bad.

Operation Cobra, or how 76 years ago today, the U.S. Army broke out of Normandy. The victory ended a seven week stalemate after D-Day.

New proof that Russian antics have nothing on American partisanship. Conservatives and liberals do Vladimir Putin’s work for him.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

NATO Belgium, Kim's nukes

Trump punishes low defense spending Germany by rewarding even lower spending Belgium. The president needs to check up on his math.

Did Kim Jong Un just bury Trump’s nuclear diplomacy? The North Korean leader’s veterans day speech suggests he might have.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Google cable, Ecuador China, Iran exercise

The intelligence angle in Google’s new transatlantic cable. The NSA, GCHQ, and the Russian GRU will have interest in what flows across the cable.

Ecuador should sink Chinese fishing pirates who invade Galapagos reserve. A line must be drawn against China’s ongoing oceanic genocide.

Iranian aircraft carrier exercise is a veil for weakness and fear, not strength. The Iranians are trying to generate fearful U.S. media reports.

Monday, July 27, 2020

Lebanese Hezbollah, Putin Ukraine, Gestapo America

Why the Lebanese Hezbollah is escalating against Israel. The group likely believes it must show strength in face of recent defeats. It also faces domestic political reasons to pursue escalation.

Vladimir Putin plays Volodymyr Zelensky with Ukraine cease fire. The Russians are quite open about their disinterest in living up to the cease fire commitments.

The Gestapo stupidity tsunami. Calling police officers Nazis, the political left tolerates criminality and invites ultimate political disaster.

Sunday, July 26, 2020

Australia, Xi's clownery, Trump Boris

Grant Australia unprecedented second state visit. Under Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Australia has shown it is a priceless American ally.

Xi Jinping shows his clownish character with purge over satirical article. The nature of this regime is not in doubt.

Looking to the election, Trump should take example from Boris Johnson's humility. Voters want to see leaders who can learn and a president who recognizes no one is perfect.

Friday, July 24, 2020

UK Intelligence, Russia satellites, Pompeo China, Miami prison

What we just learned about British intelligence. A new parliamentary report shows where Britain is resourcing its intelligence lines of effort. 
A satellite weapon wake up call from Vladimir Putin. The Russian leader intends to contest the U.S. in space warfare.

Mike Pompeo, and the threat of Xi Jinping’s “dream.” The Secretary of State speaks to the nature of the Chinese Communist Party.

Families say Bureau of Prisons is lying about Miami facility. They say that their loved ones are being treated like animals.