Sec of Defense Esper has been backing away from supporting Trump and AG Barr's efforts to use the active military to 'dominate' protestor's as Trump spoke about... National Guard troops under the control of governors have been deployed around the country to 'assist local and … [Read more...] about The Pentagon is pulling active troops from the Wash. D.C. Area….
The Atlantic goes behind the headlines to sound out the leadership of the US Military about dealing with Donald Trump... The military WILL and DOES follow lawful orders... The Atlantic finds them NOT happy..... To get a sense of what serving Trump has been like, I … [Read more...] about What does the American Military’s high level officer’s think of the their boss President Trump….
As Donald Trump continues to say he doesn't want a war in that region.... His national security assistant, John Bolton, seems to be moving more chess pieces of the US Military into the region as a warning to Iran... Congress is worried and has asked questions about a … [Read more...] about Pentagon wants to send a small number of more troops to the Middle East…
One KNEW this was would be the outcome on this..... While President Donald Trump wanted a separate branch of the US Military for the US Space Force? Inside the Pentagon ? THAT was a nonstarter.... It was pointed out here that Congress has the final say on designating … [Read more...] about The US Space Force will be overseen by the US Air Force…..
Seriously? Why does Donald Trump need any staff? A guy who ran a NYC Real Estate company with little staff and no Board of Directors is at 2 years as President running things the exactly same way.... He doesn't listen to his Defense, Intelligence or even Economic … [Read more...] about Why have Defense Sec at all?
Defense One has reported that the US Military is quietly cutting back releasing information to the media, Congress and the public these days... At a time of rampant executive branch corruption and large increases in defense spending, Americans are rightly concerned about the … [Read more...] about The US Department of Defense is going silent?….
Four US soliders where killed along with Five Nigerian soliders in a ambush in that country..... A months-long investigation into a disastrous U.S. Special Operations mission in Niger found that ‘‘individual, organizational and institutional failures and deficiencies’’ … [Read more...] about Military investigation of Niger Spec Ops mission finds systemic failures….
Donald Trump has been cleaning house..... All sorts of Admin staff people gone.... But thru all of this? Ex-General.....Defense Sec Jim Mattis is STILL in office....No rumors of a departure... Today? Trump had Mattis by his side when he signed off on the new … [Read more...] about Defense Sec Jim Mattis keeps his bosses respect….