Author Archives: Henry F. Cooper

December 12, 2017—Tactical or Strategic Warning?

December 12, 2017—Tactical or Strategic Warning?

“It is much easier after the event to sort the relevant from the irrelevant signals. After the event, of course, a signal is always crystal clear; we can now see what disaster it was signaling, since the disaster has occurred. But before the event it is obscure and pregnant with conflicting meanings… It is only human to want some unique and univocal signal, to want a guarantee from intelligence… We have to accept the fact of uncertainty and learn to live with it. No magic, in code or otherwise, will provide certainty. Our plans must work without it.” ~Roberta Wohlstetter, Policy Analyst and Historian in Pearl Harbor: Warning and Decision, 1962 Read Full Story

Ambassador Cooper Interviewed by CBS Affiliate WSPA

Ambassador Cooper Interviewed by CBS Affiliate WSPA

High Frontier Chairman, Ambassador Henry F. Cooper was interviewed by CBS Affiliate WSPA, Channel 7 in the Upstate of South Carolina, as a result of his participation at conference of the South Carolina Chapter of Infragard.  The conference addressed the need to secure our nations 16 critical infrastructure sectors. Here is the segment covered on… Read Full Story

November 28, 2017—Boost Phase Intercept, Now!

November 28, 2017—Boost Phase Intercept, Now!

“INITIAL OPERATIONAL DEPLOYMENT.—The Secretary of Defense shall ensure that an effective interim kinetic or directed energy boost phase ballistic missile defense capability is available for initial operational deployment as soon as practicable.” Section 1685, National Defense Authorization Act for 2018 Read Full Story

November 21, 2017—NDAA 2018: Back to the Future?

November 21, 2017—NDAA 2018: Back to the Future?

“If consistent with the direction or recommendations of the Ballistic Missile Defense Review that commenced in 2017, the Director of the Missile Defense Agency shall develop a space-based ballistic missile intercept layer to the ballistic missile defense system that is—regionally focused; (2) capable of providing boost-phase defense; and (3) achieves an operational capability at the earliest practicable date.” Section 1688, National Defense Authorization Act or 2018 Read Full Story

November 14, 2017—End of the Road for the EMP Commission?

November 14, 2017—End of the Road for the EMP Commission?

“(i) Repeal — Title XIV of Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001 (Public Law 106–398) is repealed.” ~ Page 1293, Final words of Subtitle F—Other Matters
SEC. 1691. COMMISSION TO ASSESS THE THREAT TO THE UNITED STATES FROM ELECTROMAGNETIC PULSE ATTACKS AND SIMILAR EVENTS; National Defense Authorization Act per the NDAA 2018 Conference Committee Read Full Story

November 10, 2017— Semper Fi!

November 10, 2017— Semper Fi!

The United States Marine Corps traces its roots to the Continental Marines of the American Revolutionary War, formed by Captain Samuel Nicholas by a resolution of the Second Continental Congress on 10 November 1775, to raise two battalions of Marines. Thus, since before the formal birth our nation, Marines have marched boldly to the sounds of… Read Full Story

November 7, 2017—Stop North Korea!

November 7, 2017—Stop North Korea!

“U.S. missile defense against North Korea are not postured to shoot down North Korean missile tests . . . Shooting down North Korean missiles that fall within the defended areas of these systems, such as the Japanese and U.S. homelands, would be challenging enough.”~ Kingston Reif, director of Disarmament and Threat Reduction policy at the Arms Control Association On Fox News, September 18, 2017 . . . If so, shame on us! Read Full Story