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Let the Boy Scouts Die Out, Already

Let the Boy Scouts Die Out, Already

I was an active Boy Scout as a teenager because I had strong motivation: getting myself the hell out of the Scouting movement. It was a cultural rite and a family thing, one I hated—but the rule was
Former Chief of Staff to John Bolton: Withdraw Your Book Immediately

Former Chief of Staff to John Bolton: Withdraw Your Book Immediately

Fred Fleitz urged Former National Security Advisor John Bolton to withdraw his tell-all book from his publisher "immediately."
Mattis: You won’t believe how Obama and Biden bungled Iraq and allowed the rise of ISIS

Mattis: You won’t believe how Obama and Biden bungled Iraq and allowed the rise of ISIS

"Catastrophic decisions." The post Mattis: You won’t believe how Obama and Biden bungled Iraq and allowed the rise of ISIS appeared first on Hot Air.
Bolton Warns Sanctions Possible for Doing Business With Iran

Bolton Warns Sanctions Possible for Doing Business With Iran

European countries and companies that continue to do business with Iran could face U.S. sanctions, National Security Adviser John Bolton said Sunday.
Pompeo Says U.S. Can Send ‘Capital’ to North Korea Once Nukes Go

Pompeo Says U.S. Can Send ‘Capital’ to North Korea Once Nukes Go

The U.S. is ready to allow investments in North Korea once it has verifiable proof of the Asian nation’s denuclearization, two of President Donald Trump’s top national security officials said.
Trump Shuffles Team by Firing Tillerson and Tapping CIA's Pompeo

Trump Shuffles Team by Firing Tillerson and Tapping CIA's Pompeo

President Donald Trump ousted U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday, ending a rocky tenure in an abrupt move that stunned the former Exxon Mobil Corp. CEO and set in motion a shakeup of the
Senator Sees End of Trump's Presidency If He Fires Mueller

Senator Sees End of Trump's Presidency If He Fires Mueller

Donald Trump’s presidency would “end” if he followed through on efforts to fire Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, said
Terror Loses Top Spot to Russia and China on U.S. Threat List

Terror Loses Top Spot to Russia and China on U.S. Threat List

The U.S. must prepare to wage a great-power competition with China and Russia as those nations narrow their technological gap with the U.S. military and seek “to shape a world consistent with their
Soleimani Says Iran Is Ready to Back Palestinian Forces

Soleimani Says Iran Is Ready to Back Palestinian Forces

Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander Qassem Soleimani says his nation is ready to support Palestinian forces in the Gaza Strip, days after the U.S. recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Gates Says Trump Foreign Policy 'Fairly Disruptive'

Gates Says Trump Foreign Policy 'Fairly Disruptive'

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates sits down with Bloomberg's Manus Cranny to discuss President Trump's recent decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. he also talks about the
Pakistan Hasn't Stemmed Terrorism in Afghanistan, U.S. Says

Pakistan Hasn't Stemmed Terrorism in Afghanistan, U.S. Says

Pakistan has failed to stop terrorists crossing its borders into Afghanistan, even as it has made progress against those who attack inside the country, the top U.S. general in the region said.
Do You Miss Obama Yet?

Do You Miss Obama Yet?

Most political memoirs fall into a few categories. Some exist to build legacies by highlighting (and exaggerating) one’s role in history. Others are meant to settle scores, like former Defense

Outgoing CIA chief: “Height of folly” to dump Iran deal now

Gates: We need to push harder on its limits, though.