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Trump’s 1-on-1 Style of Diplomacy Is Paying Off for America

When President Trump was in Davos recently “selling America” and engaging with world business leaders, his Secretary of Defense was in Asia engaging with former foes in an effort to now work together on a common interest — the South China Sea. While much of the media has been focused on the tabloid issue of […]

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Judge gives deserter Bowe Bergdahl a slap on the wrist, our military members get a slap in the face

Most Americans are in disbelief that that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl escaped any jail time for desertion in Afghanistan. His case is a sad reminder of why we should never engage in prisoner exchanges with terrorists and why deserters should be dealt with harshly. When Bergdahl deserted in 2009, a number of search efforts for […]

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North Korea is the greatest test of the Trump presidency

When Donald Trump took the oath of office as our 45th President, he inherited one of the most complex national security and foreign policy situations a U.S. president has faced since President John F. Kennedy stared down Nikita Khrushchev during the Cuban Missile Crisis. It is an international chess game with no good options and […]

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Ebola threat: Our military must be on front line of US fight, not on the sidelines

By Van Hipp As Americans grow increasingly concerned about Ebola both here and around the world, I’ve been speaking with respected doctors who have spent most of their lives working for our government. The concern they have about the Ebola threat to the American people is very real. They have spent their lives making sure […]

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ISIS-Putin-Snowden Form Terror Threesome To Target America

President Obama said Sunday that U.S. intelligence underestimated ISIS’s strength on the ground in Syria and Iraq. National-security officials counter that the president has been receiving precise briefings on the rise of the terrorist group for over two years, but Obama ignored the threat. While politicos point fingers, the danger is escalating rapidly as ISIS acts on insight into U.S. vulnerabilities it is getting from Russia.

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US military medicine: Military doctors are on front lines keeping Americans safe

The recent Ebola outbreak and other biological and medical threats underscore the fact that it is US military docs who are on the frontline in keeping America safe. The US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) and the Department of Defense’s Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) have for years been developing the most promising technologies to counter biological threats.

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John Kasich in 2016? Why progressive, George Soros crowd fears run by Ohio governor

In the last few years, while America’s attention has been focused on everything from the Facebook IPO, Miley Cyrus’ twerking and the Olympics, something special has been happening in Ohio.

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Thanks to Putin, US strike won’t cripple Syria’s Assad for long

One of the reasons the states came together to form the federal government was to provide for the “common defense” of the American people. In keeping with this, the so-called “Reagan Test” has been the best guide as to when U.S. military action is wise — that is when a vital U.S. national security interest […]

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How military medicine is leading the way

The U.S. Military, and particularly military medicine, is once again leading the way. Going back to Dr. Walter Reed, the famous U.S. Army pathologist and bacteriologist who proved that yellow fever is transmitted by mosquito bite, military medicine has always been focused on saving lives both on and off the battlefield. Today, military medicine has […]

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HIPP: America’s National Guard: Citizen soldiers answering the call of duty today just as in 1776

The 4th of July is a time to remember what it means to be an American and what those early Americans went through to gain our independence and build the young republic. The Founding Fathers and the Continental Congress understood the “citizen-soldier” concept—a vital tradition that has made our military unique and withstood the test […]

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