Category Archives: Iran

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

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

September 19, 2017—Ditch the Iran Deal!

September 19, 2017—Ditch the Iran Deal!

The terrible Iran Deal has been and is little to no help in preventing metastasizing of Iran’s nuclear threat. Indeed it has become a shield behind which Iran is gaining confidence in the deliverable nuclear weapon capability it has pursued for many years in conjunction with its ally North Korea, i.e., via a deliberate path toward nuclear weapons and the means to deliver them—to attack the “Little Satan” Israel and the “Great Satan” America. President Trump: Ditch the deal!! Read Full Story