Category Archives: Henry F. Cooper

January 16, 2018—What a Week!

January 16, 2018—What a Week!

While considering the political theater of our leaders in the Washington “swamp” deciding by week’s end on whether for the 18th time since 1976 the congress “shuts down the government,” consider implications of two more events last week: 1) President Trump again kicked the can for another 120 days on deciding to end the terrible Iran Deal; and 2) The False Alarm in Hawaii that all should contemplate. Read Full Story

January 8, 2018—Our Undersea Achilles Heel

January 8, 2018—Our Undersea Achilles Heel

“In the most severe scenario of an all-out attack upon undersea cable infrastructure by a hostile actor the impact of connectivity loss is potentially catastrophic, but even relatively limited sabotage has the potential to cause significant economic disruption and damage.” ~ Former NATO Commander, Retired US Navy Admiral James Stavridis Read Full Story

Help High Frontier Continue This Momentum!

Help High Frontier Continue This Momentum!

Dear Friend of High Frontier … President Trump’s National Security Strategy, announced on Monday, compels me to urge you to consider a year-end tax-deductible gift to High Frontier. He is on the right track and I want to help. I hope you do, too. I could not have hoped for more than his strategy’s support… Read Full Story

December 19, 2017—Vulnerable Undersea Cables?

December 19, 2017—Vulnerable Undersea Cables?

Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, Great Britain’s most senior military officer, warns of a new threat to undersea communications and internet cables. He said NATO is protecting the cables “in response to the threat posed by the modernization of the Russian navy, both nuclear and conventional submarines and ships.” And that’s an understatement! Read Full Story

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