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Report: Five more Syrians stopped at border in Laredo, Texas

Gateway to the Americas Bridge in Laredo, Texas.

Special to Five Syrian nationals were taken into custody by U.S. Customs agents on Nov. 20 as they attempted to cross the border at Laredo, Texas. According to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the five stopped on Nov. 20 […]

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Special Operations PAC demands freeze on plan to relocate migrants throughout U.S.

Obama stand

Special to Acting in the wake of the Islamic terrorist attacks throughout Paris, Special Operations Speaks (SOS) and its 150,000 petition signers today renewed its call for Congress to demand that the State Department freeze the Obama refugee relocation […]

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Face of evil resurfaces in Paris: ISIL jubilant as EU, U.S. confront intel and info war failures

The wounded are evacuated from the Bataclan concert hall on Friday, Nov. 13. / Yoan Valat / EPA

Special to by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct The French capital was under siege again as a brazen, coordinated attack on six popular Parisian locations was carried out on Nov. 13 by what is almost certainly an Islamic terrorist group, […]

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Cyberterror emerges as homeland security threat all can relate to


Special to by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct A new survey by California’s Chapman University has identified cyberterrorism as one of the American public’s greatest fears, a national security threat that hits home at all levels. Cyberterrorism occupied a high […]

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The incremental road to hell: Obama might read up on recent U.S. foreign policy disasters

Defeated Americans flee Saigon in 1975.

Special to By Sol W. Sanders If there were one lesson from America’s tragic Vietnam encounter – and as some dead white man has said, all historical analogies are odious — it is that incremental approaches to war inevitably […]

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Pentagon: Russian submersibles could sever undersea internet cables

Russian deep sea submersible.

Special to The United States is concerned that Russian submarines or deep sea submersible vessels could sever or damage fiber-optic cables that carry 95 percent of global communications. Officials told The New York Times that Russian submarines and a ship carrying […]

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New U.S. Navy chief, Chinese counterpart take opposite stands on ownership of S. China Sea

Adm. John Richardson.  /Audrey McAvoy/AP

Special to The South China Sea is “international waters” and the United States will treat it as such, the new U.S. chief of naval operations (CNO) said. “That is everybody’s sea. You know 30 percent of the world’s trade […]

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Gowdy to Hillary: You are just one of ‘half a hundred’ witnesses on Benghazi

Rep. Trey Gowdy

Special to The chairman of the House Select Committee on Benghazi said the panel is not on a political witch hunt against Hillary Clinton but is determined to get to the truth of what happened when four Americans were […]

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FBI warn ISIL hackers plan local blackouts in U.S. power grid


Special to Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) hackers are looking to take down the U.S. energy grid, according to the FBI. The terror group’s hackers have attempted cyberattacks in the U.S., but aren’t skilled enough to succeed, […]

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Sayonara pro-U.S. conservative Stephen Harper; Canadian friend Ken Taylor, RIP

Ken Taylor, Canada’s ambassador to Iran who hid Americans in his residence during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis, has died at 81.

Special to By Sol W. Sanders This column was written on Oct. 17. On Oct. 19, Justin Trudeau and the Liberals swept to power in Canada’s elections and Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced his resignation from the Conservatives. Americans […]

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