North Korea

Short Victorious War: US President's Magic Wand To Wave In A Pinch

The public support has dramatically slid down to roughly 38 percent since then. The president is in a pinch. Something needs to be done immediately to rectify the situation. The trend is worrisome and the best tried-and-true way to reverse it is a short victorious war. True, it’s a great risk. But bombing one’s way to popularity may happen to be a temptation impossible to resist.

Less Government. More Freedom.

"In every human heart there is a hunger to live free, and big government is the enemy of freedom... The dreams that our forefathers once had for this nation may have faded, but they aren’t dead just yet... A new generation of patriots is rising, and we are determined to take our country back."

How America Could End Up In An Unexpected War With China

"...the PRC might not be an ally, but there is no reason it should be an enemy. Yet attempting to dominate and contain China risks turning it into an angry and well-armed adversary. Instead, Washington should prepare to share global leadership. Far better to yield thoughtfully while shaping the future than to be forced to concede even more under pressure."

North Korea Launches Another Ballistic Missile

Almost exactly one week after the latest ballistic missile test launch by Pyongyang last Sunday, and two weeks after a similar launch the weekend prior, North Korea has fired its latest unidentified ballistic missile early on Monday.

Kim Jong-Un Watches As North Korea Tests New Anti-Aircraft Weapon

"Kim Jong Un ... watched the test of a new type of anti-aircraft guided weapon system... This weapon system... will completely spoil the enemy's wild dream to command the air, boasting of air supremacy and weapon almighty," the North Korean press agency said.

US Deploys Third Aircraft Carrier Toward North Korea

The United States is sending a third aircraft carrier strike force to the western Pacific region in an apparent warning to North Korea to deter its ballistic missile and nuclear programs. It is extremely rare for the U.S. military to deploy three aircraft carriers in close proximity to each other absent current or imminent military action.

Kushner Role In White House Suddenly Unclear; May "Return To Private Life"

According to a pair of weekend reports from the WaPo and NYT, Kushner's fate in the White House is suddenly in question, and he has told friends that "he and his wife have made no long-term commitment to remain by Mr. Trump’s side, saying they would review every six months whether to return to private life in New York."

US Plans First Ever ICBM Intercept Next Tuesday

The Pentagon will attempt to shoot down an intercontinental missile for the first time in a test next Tuesday with the goal of preparing for such a strike from North Korean, AP reported in "preparation for North Korea's growing threat."

Frontrunning: May 26

  • Trump's first G7 expected to be 'challenging' (Reuters); Trump Saves Worst for Last on Foreign Trip (BBG)
  • Trump Blasts German Carmakers' U.S. Sales and Threatens Barriers (BBG)
  • Trump directly scolds NATO allies, says they owe 'massive' sums (Reuters)
  • Trump Likely to Maintain Obama’s Russia Sanctions (WSJ)
  • Juncker says Trump was not aggressive on German trade surplus (Reuters)