Obama Administration believes Russia
when they say that, "Of course we’ll help you with that Iranian problem…..We’ll get them to put away the nukes. We’ve only invested millions in helping them develop nuclear power….Don’t worry about it. The check is in the mail. And we have a bridge to sell you. I promise not to c…" You get the idea. So…..Obama has betrayed two allies, Poland and the Czech | Read More »
Gov Palin Signs Legislation To Counter Øbama On Missile Defense & Energy
Governor Palin signed House Joint Resolution 28. HJR 28, sponsored by Representative Craig Johnson, advises Øbama & Congress against the adoption of any policy or rule, the passage of any legislation & the issuance of any executive order that would restrict energy exploration, development & production in federal or state waters around Alaska, the portion of the outer continental shelf within 200 miles of shore | Read More »
North Korean nuclear test successful?
Well, they’re claiming that it was, and there’s evidence that it happened in the form of an earthquake,so that’s how everyone is betting. Japan is calling for an emergency UNSC meeting; South Korea, dealing simultaneously with this and the suddenly-more-murky suicide of its former President, is doing the same. The White House hasn’t put up the President’s official statement on this yet, but you can | Read More »
Governor Palin Stresses the Need for Missile Defense
On April 6, 2009, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin stressed the importance of a solid missile defense following North Korea’s launch of a test missile (Missile Defense, 2009, ¶1). She expressed her concern that the communist state’s nuclear missiles could affect Alaska, which is strategically located (Missile Defense, 2009, ¶2). “The [G]overnor is firmly against U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates’ proposed $1.4 billion reduction of | Read More »
A quick question for the Obama administration on the Japanese counter-missile thing.
Let’s say that the Japanese carry through with their promise to try to sweep from the sky any North Korean missile that even looks like it’s going to violate their airspace (yes, I’m paraphrasing, and running the statement through the politeness filter). And let’s also say that they do so. If that happens, can we assume that the missile defense system that they used – | Read More »
10 Worrisome Signals on Barack Obama’s Foreign Policy and National Security
President Barack Obama’s election hasn’t ushered in all the good international feelings he hoped for. Some of our thorniest problems under Bush are getting even thornier: Russia, which rebuked NATO over Georgia’s membership by invading Georgia, has bribed Kyrgyzstan into shutting down a U.S. supply base for Afghanistan, pressured Ukraine and others on energy supplies, and threatened the U.S. with retaliation over missile defenses in Europe. North Korea | Read More »
Warfare in the 21st Century
There is an article today in the Wallstreet Journal Online, which discusses the truly damaging effects that a single nuclear weapon could have in the hands of our enemies. Brian Kenndey writes, Gamma rays from the explosion, through the Compton Effect, generate three classes of disruptive electromagnetic pulses, which permanently destroy consumer electronics, the electronics in some automobiles and, most importantly, the hundreds of large | Read More »
US/Polish Alliance and the new “Cuban Missle Crisis”
It has become apparent that Russia, now growing strong on petrodollars and new trade with China, will antagonize the West over every issue it can. It started years ago with small trade disagreements with Poland and Germany. Moved to natural gas supplies with the Ukraine and Europe. Then we have the Russian/Georgian War of 2008. There is also Russia’s massive military sale going to Venezuela | Read More »
BREAKING: Obama aide contradicts Polish statement on defense commitment.
The only mitigating factor here is that the aide is contradicting the head of state, not the head of the Polish government. So there may be a retreat on this. If not… well. Obama denies Poland missile vow US President-elect Barack Obama has not given a commitment to go ahead with plans to build part of a US missile defence system in Poland, an aide | Read More »
Obama’s Evolving Stance on Missile Defense
Earlier this year Barack Obama made a few promises to the Priorities Action Fund, a left-wing organization devoted to cutting the Pentagon’s budget by 15%: “I will cut investments in unproven missile defense systems.” “I will not weaponize space.” “I will slow our development of future combat systems.”Obama’s rhetoric sent shock waves through the missile defense community. After years of budget cuts and setbacks during | Read More »