On the Campaign Trail: Julian Castro, former cabinet secretary and mayor, has made a detailed immigration reform program the center of his presidential bid. It is his only well-defined foreign policy position. Only fellow Texan Beto O’Rourke has prioritized immigration so highly. Border Security: Decriminalize the Undocumented Immigration: People-First The Texas Tribune says: Castro’s People First...
Inside the Discord Leak: U.S. Air Force Loves War Gamers Like Teixeira
British Intelligence Privately Says Israel Has Nuclear Weapons But Won’t Admit it Publicly
Mexican President Accuses Pentagon of Spying, Vows to Restrict Military Information
Daniel Ellsberg Week Honors Pentagon Whistleblower
How Twitter Became a Propaganda Tool of U.S. Central Command
Interview With the Father of a Palestinian Fighter Assassinated by Israeli Special Forces
Chinese Police Station in New York Is Part of a Vast Influence Operation
Catch-22 at Guantanamo, or How Due Process Got Undone
Wagner Group Leader Calls for End to Russia’s ‘Special Military Operation’
Once Ridiculed, the ‘October Surprise’ Deal Between Reagan and Iran Is Now Confirmed
Two Senators Allege ‘Secret’ CIA spying on Unwitting Americans
UK Spy Agency Says AI Chatbots Pose a Security Threat
How Aerial Surveillance Has Evolved Over the Past 200 Years
Wagner Mercenary Chief Says He Ran Russian Information War
Iranians Outraged After Shah-Era Secret-Police Official Attends U.S. Rally
Israeli-led Disinformation Team Meddled in Dozens of Elections
Director of National Intelligence Barred From Reporting on Domestic Extremists in U.S. Armed Forces
Iranian Intelligence Official Says China in Line to Buy Tehran’s Drones
Former Mossad Chief Urges Compromise on Judicial Shakeup
Julian Castro’s Sense and Stability
Ex-Marine Seth Moulton Focuses on National Security
On the Campaign Trail: Rep. Seth Moulton of Massachussetts is an ex-Marine, one of three military veterans in the 2020 Democratic race. If he runs (he says he’s in “exploratory” mode until May), military service and national security issues will be central to his candidacy. Moulton is a self-described moderate. His abortive challenge to House...
Amy Klobuchar Supports European Alliances
On the Campaign Trail: The “National Security” vertical of Klobuchar’s web site shows that the senior senator from Minnesota does not stray far from the Washington orthodoxy. While her public statement on issues of war, peace and the secret agencies are not detailed, they indicate Klobuchar is a candidate of continuity, not change. President Klobuchar...
Jay Inslee: ‘Defeat Climate Change’
On the Campaign Trail: The two-term governor of Washington says one issue outweighs all the rest: climate change. Inslee insists that “defeating climate change is the defining challenge of our time and that it must be the foremost priority for the next president.” Paris Agreement: U.S. Climate Alliance Founder In 2017, Inslee co-founded the U.S....
Kirsten Gillibrand, Hawkish Critic of Endless Wars
On the Campaign Trail: ——————- Foreign Policy Vision: ‘Strong and Strategic’ The junior senator from New York says “America needs a strong and strategic foreign policy, not endless wars.“ Gillibrand combines opposition to U.S. military intervention in Afghanistan, Yemen and Syria with hawkish positions on Venezuela and Iran. [Do you like Kirsten Gillibrand? Tell us...