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AG Sessions & Sec. of Homeland Security Kelly visit San Diego

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 4:30pm 4/23/2017 at 4:30pm
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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions made a stop in my hometown on Friday. During the visit, he urged cities and other government jurisdictions with sanctuary policies to reconsider and work with federal law enforcement to identify criminals who should be deported.

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Trump Picks Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as National Security Adviser

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 20, 2017 at 4:00pm 2/20/2017 at 4:00pm

President Donald Trump has picked U.S. Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser. Acting national security adviser Keith Kellogg will remain as chief of staff to the National Security Council:

“I think that combination is something very, very special,” Trump said of the pair.

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Fake U. S. Embassy Shut Down in Ghana

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/dec/04/fake-us-embassy-in-ghana-shut-down-after-ten-years-issuing-visas
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 12:00pm 12/4/2016 at 12:00pm
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A raid conducted by authorities in Ghana shut down a fake U. S. embassy that was set up and run by a crime ring who issued legitimate visas and other documents to anyone who could pay for them.

It is not yet known where they got the genuine U. S. passports, birth...

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Ex-NSA Contractor Allegedly Stole Over 500 Million Pages of Govt Secrets

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 21, 2016 at 10:00am 10/21/2016 at 10:00am

Earlier this month, the United States District Court in Baltimore charged ex-NSA contractor Harold Thomas Martin III with removal of classified documents and theft of government property. Officials have revealed that Martin took over 500 million pages of records and secrets over two decades.

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NSA Contractor Arrested, Charged with Removal of Classified Documents

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 8:30am 10/6/2016 at 8:30am

The United States District Court in Baltimore has charged a Maryland government contractor with the removal of classified documents and theft of government property for allegedly possessing paper and digital classified materials, including “highly classified computer code developed to hack into the networks of foreign governments.”

The Washington Post reports:

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Obama Increases Number of Refugees to 110,000 in 2017

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 2:30pm 9/14/2016 at 2:30pm
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Despite France’s recent acknowledgement that it fights Islamic terrorism on a daily basis and last year’s warning that ISIS has targeted our refugee program, the Obama administration has announced that it is has raised the refugee target for 2017 to “at least 110,000.”

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USAF General: Our adversaries may build a ‘Terminator’

https://twitter.com/Warrior_mag/status/769590665160253440
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 28, 2016 at 2:30pm 8/28/2016 at 2:30pm
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The Terminator is an iconic film that helped propel former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to stardom.

The movie is also a basis for discussion about the future of military weaponry, as Air Force General Paul Selva, vice chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, uses the film as reference in describing autonomous...

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US, Israel Sign Cyber Defense Agreement

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 9:00am 6/23/2016 at 9:00am

Israel and the United States have signed an agreement aimed at increasing bilateral cooperation in the field of cyber defense. The Cyber Defense Cooperation Agreement penned on Tuesday, June 21, seeks to build joint infrastructure in cyber defense, create partnerships in private sector, fund research, and develop new technologies. The agreement wants to improve the...

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Trump Levels “National-Security Flamethrower” at Hillary

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 7:00am 6/14/2016 at 7:00am

In the wake of the Orlando terror attack, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke at Saint Anselm College in New Hampshire, delivering a stinging assessment of both Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama on their handling of national security.

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Marine General to Congress: We Might Not Be Ready for Another War

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 10:00am 3/17/2016 at 10:00am

Last week I wrote about the fact that Navy SEALs are forced to share combat rifles, are short on live ammo for training, and are purchasing their own gear.  This week, assistant commandant of the United States Marine Corps, General John Paxton, told Congress that he does not believe the Marines...

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Our So-Called Coalition to Fight ISIS Does Nothing

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 7:00am 2/9/2016 at 7:00am

Whenever Obama is asked about his strategy to fight ISIS, he brags of the 66 nation coalition he’s put together to fight the terror group. Unfortunately, that’s not entirely accurate.

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, sometimes referred to in conservative circles as President Ash Carter for dealing with real problems while Obama...

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DHS Whistleblower: I was ordered to scrub records of Muslims with terror ties

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 12:30pm 2/7/2016 at 12:30pm

Obama’s first year in office was a busy one as he worked tirelessly to hinder the government’s ability to identify, locate, track, or make common sense connections between Islamists and terrorism.

In April of 2009, the DHS released a now-infamous report entitled “Rightwing Extremism: Current Economic and Political Climate Fueling Resurgence in...

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U.S. Congressman Warns of Data Breach ‘You Haven’t Heard About’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 6:30pm 1/27/2016 at 6:30pm

A security breach discovered at a California-based software and hardware company has many officials worried, including U.S. Congressman Will Hurd of Texas.

Rep. Hurd expressed his concerns over the breach in a Wall Street Journal op-ed explaining that foreign hackers may “have been reading the encrypted communications of U.S. government agencies for the past...

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Is the U.S. Less Safe Under President Obama’s Watch?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 5:45pm 11/24/2015 at 5:45pm

House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul isn’t mincing words when it comes to his concerns over President Obama’s measures to protect the homeland:

“Look, they should do this and they need to do it. But the fact iswhat can you not do? But that’s the fact of the matter, that is the...

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