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Russia’s Rapid Arctic Advance

By Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Contributor for In Homeland Security

Russia is weaponizing the Arctic Circle and sending heavy military assets to secure a priority strategic geopolitical zone. They have already created the new Russian Arctic Joint Strategic Command, moved in military forces and equipment and planned construction of air bases and new brigade formations.
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ISIL Yemen AQAP

State of the Union: ISIL is Obama’s Major Foreign Policy Challenge

By John Ubaldi
Contributor to In Homeland Security
Managing Editor of Ubaldi Reports

On Tuesday night, President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address focused almost entirely on the economy. Missing from the address was any coherent strategy for the growing list of foreign policy challenges confronting the United States. Also absent from the president’s State of the Union Address was any mention of al-Qaida.

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