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Moving through the ranks of military activity including infrastructure, wars, our commander in chief and the nucleur arms race.

  • Something Complicated
    Published 2 months ago
    Fort Knox

    Fort Knox

    The Depository Centre of the US Bullion Deposit in Fort Knox, Tennessee, is located in the heart of Knoxville, TN, south of Nashville and has the highest security in the world. It is not only the largest U.S. depository for ingots, but also the largest and safest in the world.
  • Rich Monetti
    Published 2 months ago
    New Rochelle’s Nick Trotta Comes Home to Honor After Distinguished Career as Secret Service Agent

    New Rochelle’s Nick Trotta Comes Home to Honor After Distinguished Career as Secret Service Agent

    Photo by Radek Kucharski The mystique of being a Secret Service Agent can almost be encapsulated in the dark glare of the signature sunglasses. On the other hand, the optics definitely serve a function beyond just looking cool, according to 30 year Secret Service Agent Nick Trotta. “The one thing I don’t think you want us to do is to come up to that rope line with the President and squint,” he says. But while his recent honoring at St. Joseph’s Church in New Rochelle wasn’t a matter of trying to spot dry eyes among an abundance of tears, the affair certainly hit home for the New Rochelle native and recently retired Assistant Director of the service.
  • Vidello Productions
    Published 6 months ago
    25 Ways North Korea Could Wipe Out South Korea

    25 Ways North Korea Could Wipe Out South Korea

    25 - Korean People's Navy Established on June 5, 1946 the Korean People's Navy is divided into the East Sea with 10 squadrons, and the West Sea fleets with 6 squadrons that combine a total manpower of 148,000 personnel.
  • Skyler Sneathen
    Published 10 months ago
    What Is There To Gain From War with Iran?

    What Is There To Gain From War with Iran?

    To date over 6,000 Americans have died due to our blundering in both Iraq and Afghanistan. In the Vietnam War we lost over 58,000 Americans and what for? What have these wars brought to the American people I ask you? We are still in Afghanistan and Iraq. Vietnam was a complete failure and what is interesting is all of these wars never had a clear goal or mission in mind. I must ask what is our mission in Iran, if it begets war.
  • TheWarBlog
    Published about a year ago
    From an Intelligence Perspective, Was 9/11 Avoidable?

    From an Intelligence Perspective, Was 9/11 Avoidable?

    The attacks on the World Trade Centre and on the Pentagon had a lasting effect on the world which we still see to this day. The events that had taken place on September 11, 2001, was quoted by many as the event that had ‘changed everything.' The attacks had caused many changes to happen in many aspects around the world and changed many attitudes as to how to cope and deal with terrorism. It had caused conflicts to begin in Afghanistan and Iraq, with many nations around the world rushing to America’s aid to deal with those that had caused 9/11. Security was increased drastically to try and prevent anything on this magnitude to ever be able to happen again. The biggest change to have come from the attacks was surely the intelligence services.
  • TheWarBlog
    Published about a year ago
    The Potential Implications on UK EEZ Security Post Brexit

    The Potential Implications on UK EEZ Security Post Brexit

    United Kingdoms Exclusive Economic Zone On June 23, 2016 the United Kingdom (UK) voted on a referendum to leave the European Union. This decision to leave the European Union (EU) will mean that there will be changes to the United Kingdom and its overseas territories, which will raise new security challenges.
  • Dr. Williams
    Published about a year ago
    Manufactured Wars

    Manufactured Wars

    Today, the Trump Administration has put the United States on the wrong side of history yet again. What we are witnessed to today is a repeat of how wrong Government has been ever since World War II. We have failed to heed the warnings from General Douglas Mac Arthur. And, I quote
  • Layne Radlauer
    Published about a year ago
    Fire and Fury: The Language of Waves and Radiation

    Fire and Fury: The Language of Waves and Radiation

    Imagine this. You had just gotten home from work, school, or whatever you do during the day or night. You are tired, and excited to rest after an especially hard day. When you get home, you open your preferred beverage, and turn on the television. Your favorite television show had recently released a new season, and you are excited to watch it. Unfortunately, the streaming service has ads. You make the best of it, having your cellphone by your side to keep you entertained during the commercials.
  • TheWarBlog
    Published 2 years ago
    The Security Dilemma and How It Can Be Solved

    The Security Dilemma and How It Can Be Solved

    The Security Dilemma is one of the most important concepts in international relations and is a huge source of conflict between states. There have been many writers of the security dilemma like Ken Booth, Nicholas Wheeler and "Herbert butterfield who first mentioned about the security dilemma in 1949, but it was John H. Herz that had brainstormed the concept of the security dilemma." John H. Herz refers to the security dilemma as, “Groups and individuals who live alongside each other without being organized into a higher unity... must be... concerned about their security from being attacked, subjected, dominated, or annihilated by other groups and individuals. Striving to attain security from such attacks, they are driven to acquire more and more power in order to escape the effects of the power of others. This, in turn, renders the others more insecure and compels them to prepare for the worst. Because no state can ever feel entirely secure in such a world of competing units, power competition ensues, and the vicious circle of security and power accumulation is on.” This is essentially what happened throughout the cold between NATO and the WARSAW pact. The security dilemma is a cause for tensions and is a cause for conflicts to break out. So, what is the security dilemma and how can it be solved to prevent tensions from raising and be able to keep the peace. I will be discovering what the security dilemma is and if there are any solutions that can help solve the security dilemma.
  • Edward Anderson
    Published 2 years ago
    Sly Spy

    Sly Spy

    "You dirty, double-crossing rat." That is one of James Cagney's most famous lines. It is also applicable in many instances in politics and especially when it comes to the FBI and CIA. Most of their job description includes certain levels of betrayal and secrecy. Maybe it's one of the allures of working for those organizations. Monica Elfriede Witt was a spy for the United States and became an expert in betrayals. Eventually, she would take those skills and turn them on the country that taught them to her.
  • Patrick Hollis
    Published 2 years ago
    Martial Law Imposed in Ukraine as Tensions with Russia Increase Once More

    Martial Law Imposed in Ukraine as Tensions with Russia Increase Once More

    The latest and most significant upscale of tensions between the Ukraine and Russia has had such major repercussions around the Ukraine that President Peter Poroshenko has imposed Marshall Law on the streets of his country.
  • Garrison Spangler
    Published 2 years ago
    Cold War II?

    Cold War II?

    Donald Trump wants the United States out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), signed by President Reagan and then-future President Gorbachev of the Soviet Union. There is a lot of speculation as to why we would pull out; what is the purpose?