Top Chinese Admiral Tours US Attack Sub

Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Contributor for In Homeland Security

US-China military-to-military relations are as rocky as they have been and even more so as the US applies pressure in the Pacific and builds an armada through proxy allies and arms sales. China is contained, balanced, and “temporarily” defeated. So why does the US continue to make the diplomatic effort?

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Syria: Stepping Back from the Brink, for Now

Interview with Dr. Patricia Campbell
Dean, Graduate Studies at American Military University

There are a lot of swirling questions right now about the current tension between the U.S. and a possible strike on Syria. The use of chemical weapons on a large population of Syrian civilians has the U.S. in an uproar and demanding action. In this podcast we interviewed Dr.

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The Role of Heroes

Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Contributor for In Homeland Security

Today the National Guard rescues American citizens in the Colorado flood struck town of Boulder. Flash floods have reportedly killed three. And there are forced evacuations of thousands from their homes, including 2,500 residents of Lyons, just 15 miles up the road. The Governor reports that the state lost a good portion of infrastructure and last night the President authorized FEMA to orchestrate actions in tandem with state and local relief efforts.

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Exploring Additional Long-Range Interceptor Sites

Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Contributor for In Homeland Security

Vandenberg Air Force Base in California and Fort Greeley in Alaska are the nation’s only ground-based interceptor (GBI) locations for national long-range missile defense.

An East Coast missile interceptor site is now being explored, with potential candidates like Fort Drum in New York.

The hawks in congress have called the Iranian threat the reason and that by 2015 may have ICBMs and nuclear capabilities; although at that point, they may be more likely to nuke the US through far less conventional means at their disposal.

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Yemen Reinstates Officers in the South

By William Tucker
Chief Correspondent for In Homeland Security

Shortly after the Yemeni civil way concluded in 1994, the government of Ali Abdullah Saleh forcibly retired the Southern Yemeni army leading to a lasting resentment towards Sana’a in general and Saleh in particular. When Saleh left the presidency after his lengthy rule, the calls for the southern army to be reinstated became louder and the al-Qaeda led mayhem only added to the urgency.

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Remembering 9/11

September 11, 2001 is a date that touches every American from coast to coast, recalling memories of a fateful day that placed thousands at the center of a terror attack. The personal stories that emerged from Ground Zero, the Pentagon, and Flight 93 bring to light the men and women who became heroes, and show how humanity will always overcome fear.

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