A massacre in Mexico requires an American response. Here is what it should be

Like all Americans, we’re sickened by Monday’s brutal murder of three women and six children—almost certainly by members of a Mexican drug cartel—as they traveled by car along a highway near Bavispe in the state of Sonora, about 300 miles southwest of El Paso.

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USAF officer says China brags about stealing US military tech, they call it “picking flowers in the US to make honey in China”

The Chinese are known for reverse-engineering, but the amount of theft of US technology has become such a problem that the DoD is openly denouncing the Middle Kingdom for its copycat ways.

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Trump says he wants to keep Syria’s oil. Here’s the problem

The convoy of U.S. armored vehicles headed east, Stars and Stripes flapping in the wind as it lumbered toward its apparent destination — the oil fields of Rumeilan, in Syria’s far northeast.

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Several march out during House VA committee debate on female veterans’ health bill
WASHINGTON — Several Republicans stormed out of a House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs hearing Tuesday after the panel’s Democratic chairman refused to allow them to introduce amendments to a health care bill for female veterans. “It’s frustrating and it angers me to think this is what this great committee... Read more
Germans demand all US military leave, claiming US war with Russia is inevitable

A democratic socialist faction of the German parliament is demanding the United States withdraw all 35,000 American troops from their nation, claiming that a war with Russia is inevitable and that America’s mere presence is incompatible with Germany’s visions of peace.

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Army Colonel Alexander Vindman testifies in Trump impeachment probe
Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman looked every part the American hero as he strode into the impeachment inquiry on Capitol Hill Tuesday poised to deliver a new hammer blow to President Trump. Wearing his full-dress Army uniform, the Purple Heart winner arrived to tell congressional investigators why he’s spilling the... Read more
North Korea warns it’s running out of patience amid stalled nuclear talks with US

North Korea warned on Sunday that it is running out of patience as nuclear talks with the United States remain stalled ahead of a year-end deadline set by leader Kim Jong Un.

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Cornyn: Not a bad idea to get U.S. troops out of the way if Turkey planned to ‘ethnically cleanse the Kurds’
WASHINGTON — Texas Sen. John Cornyn defended the president’s abrupt decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria, arguing Wednesday that with Turkey intent on ethnic cleansing of the Kurds — longtime U.S. allies in the fight against the radical Islamic State — the move had merit. “If Turkey was... Read more
Putin touts strengthening Russian military ties with Africa
Moscow (dpa) – Russian President Vladimir Putin touted strengthening military ties with Africa on Thursday at a Russian-hosted summit that he said brought together representatives from every African country. Russia has signed military cooperation agreements with the majority of Africa’s countries – more than 30 of 54, Putin said... Read more
“I’m the Meryl Streep of generals,” Mattis roasts Trump during charity dinner
Amy Kuperinsky NJ Advance Media Group, Edison, N.J. Former Defense Secretary James Mattis decided to take on President Donald Trump’s reported assertion that he is “overrated” at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner in New York. “I’m not just an overrated general, I am the greatest — the... Read more
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