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North Korea says Trump has declared war

North Korea says Trump has declared war

North Korea’s foreign minister on Monday accused US President Donald Trump of declaring war against his country and said Pyongyang was ready to defend itself by shooting down US bombers. The latest threats stoked a week-long war of words that began when the American leader threatened in his address to the United Nations General Assembly […]

What War With North Korea Would Look Like: 20K NK Dead A Day

What War With North Korea Would Look Like: 20K NK Dead A Day

North Korea missile test Relatively few Americans know many details about how a war between North Korean, the US, South Korean and United Nations force would look. One of them is Rob Givens, who served as the deputy assistant chief of staff for operations of U.S. Forces Korea and as special assistant to the Chairman […]

Open letter to President about Syria + N. Korea

Open letter to President about Syria + N. Korea

By George Miller Dear President Trump: I do not agree with your decision to attack the Syrian air base. Why: – You said you would avoid foreign interventions. – Our country is bankrupt. We cannot afford such things. You told us that yourself. – Attacking a Russian ally and threatening a Chinese ally in the […]

America First

America First

    By Leo G. Alvarez President Trump’s inaugural speech was probably not given a title by its author.  It obviously evolved, as do all speeches, first in thought then in words, then in edits.  And it is well that it did. It was made clear that there is great need to change the status […]

Remembering December 7, 1941: a day which shall live in infamy

Remembering December 7, 1941: a day which shall live in infamy

By George Miller The December 7, 1941 massive Japanese sneak attack on Pearl Harbor and other U.S. interests in the Pacific then plunged the U.S. into a multi-front world war, involving 16 million of our troops, tens of millions of support people in industry, complex multilateral alliances and trillions of dollars in today’s money. But to […]

Putin Prepares His Government For War With The West

Putin Prepares His Government For War With The West

Russia’s Kremlin put forward new plans for a war time regime that would allow President Vladimir Putin to consolidate power should the country go to war in the near future. Russian local governments, the interior ministry, the Federal Security Service (FSB, Russian intelligence) and its national guard will report to the military directly if the […]

Former Obama Intel Chief: ‘We Are Losing’ Against ISIS, ‘We’re In A War’

Former Obama Intel Chief: ‘We Are Losing’ Against ISIS, ‘We’re In A War’

President Barack Obama’s former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency believes the United States is “losing the war” on and off the battlefield against Islamic State. “The enemy has more than doubled in capacity and capability and geographical footprint around the world,” said Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn in an interview with The Daily Caller […]

The end of Declared Wars or Fight to Win

The end of Declared Wars or Fight to Win

    By Leo G. Alvarez Korea was the beginning of the US becoming involved in “Actions” rather than wars. Putting our boots on Korean soil put our military into a war that was never fought to be won, nor was land fought for to hold onto, nor were troops to remove bad governance to […]

Dreams and War: Local Author Releases New Book

Dreams and War: Local Author Releases New Book

General (Ret.) David Petraeus: Tactician and Warrior gives talk at the Reagan Library

General (Ret.) David Petraeus: Tactician and Warrior gives talk at the Reagan Library

By Debra Tash General (Ret.) David Petraeus spoke at the Reagan Library tonight.  He was introduced with a film clip from, fittingly, Patton starring George C. Scott.  As the World War 2 commander surveys a desert battle where U.S. troops under his orders are beating German General Rommel’s Panzer Division, Patton says: “You magnificent bastard, […]

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