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D.C. Mass Riots End as Trump, Military Restore Order in Nation’s Capital

The streets of Washington, DC, were quieter on Monday night after President Donald Trump deployed the National Guard to the city to enforce a 7:00 p.m. curfew. Trump relieved Democrat Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser of command of law enforcement in her city after days of failure to stop violent rioting, looting, and property destruction,…

Defense Sec Mark Esper: China Must Allow Access to Early Coronavirus Patients, Scientists

Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Tuesday called on China to allow the international community access to its early coronavirus patients, researchers, and scientists so that the origin of the virus can be determined. Esper said at a Pentagon press conference Tuesday: The Chinese have not been transparent from the beginning. If they had been more…

Pentagon Mum on WMD Grant to Wuhan Lab-Connected Firm

The Pentagon has stayed silent on why it gave a multimillion-dollar contract to a New York firm that sent U.S. taxpayer money to a lab in Wuhan, China, that is now the center of global scrutiny as the potential origin of the coronavirus. On Friday, Breitbart News first reported that Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA) had…

Trump: Capt. Crozier Shouldn’t Have Sent Letter, I’ll ‘Look Into’ His Firing

President Trump on Monday said he would get involved with the Navy’s firing of Capt. Brett Crozier, the former commander of the U.S. aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt who was fired after sending a memo about a coronavirus outbreak aboard the ship that promptly leaked to the media. “The letter shouldn’t have been sent. And…

First American Service Member Dies from Coronavirus

The Pentagon on Monday announced the first American service member to succumb to coronavirus — a member of the New Jersey Army National Guard. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy identified him as Capt. Douglas Linn Hickok. “I’m heartbroken by the loss of @NJNationalGuard Captain Douglas Linn Hickok to coronavirus. He was a drilling guardsman and…

U.S. military presence in Europe will be paid by European taxpayers

Submitted by Lukas Ramonas, via The Baltic Word… As it was reported, the European Deterrence Initiative (EDI), aimed to strengthen the American military presence on the eastern borders of NATO, will lose about a quarter of its funding in 2021. Donald Trump intends to use saved funds to build a wall on the border with…

Mark Esper Defends Strike On Soleimani, Says It’s Better Than Having ‘Flag-Draped Coffins Come...

January 12, 2020 11:08 AM ET Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday that he was fully behind President Donald Trump’s decision to authorize the strike that killed Iranian General Qasem Soleimani. Esper spoke about that strike with CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union,” defending the president’s position and belief that a threat was…

DefSec Esper: Iran ‘Probably’ Planned to Attack U.S. Embassies — ‘Didn’t See’ Evidence of...

On Sunday’s broadcast of CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Secretary of Defense Mark Esper says he “didn’t see” any evidence of  President Donald Trump’s claim that Iran was planning an “imminent” attack on four U.S. embassies.MARGARET BRENNAN: I want to ask you about that attempt to breach the perimeter and the embassy, but also broadly, the…

The mystery behind the Iraq withdrawal letter (Video)

PLEASE NOTE: We recorded this video hours before the Iranian missile strikes and US President Trump’s statement signaling the conclusion of military actions between the United States and Iran. The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss the origins, and possible authors, of the “Iraq withdrawal letter” leaked to Iraqi media, prompting U.S. General…

Top General Warns That ‘A Buzzsaw’ Waits For Anyone Attacking US Embassy

January 02, 2020 5:49 PM ET Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley told reporters Thursday that anyone trying to violate security at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad “will run into a buzzsaw. Milley was participating in a news conference with Defense Secretary Mark Esper when he made the comments, according to…
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