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The Military and the President – Why a Nuclear Order Would Be Discussed, Not Refused

Tom McCuin / Nov 21, 2017

STRATCOM commander says he’d refuse “illegal” launch order from Trump.

Zimbabwe Coup Offers Little Hope for a Democratic Revolution

Tom McCuin / Nov 20, 2017

If the military does not interfere in next year’s elections, voters will likely show the ZANU-PF the door and usher in a new era for Zimbabwe. But that is a very big “if.”

Inhofe Renews Call for Lethal Aid to Ukraine

Tom McCuin / Nov 17, 2017

Section 1234 of the NDAA which cleared the Senate yesterday extended a non-lethal aid program through the end of 2020, and provides for an additional $350 million in military aid to Ukraine this fiscal year.

LPTA Drives Embassy Security Contracts – And You Get What You Pay For

Tom McCuin / Nov 16, 2017

Despite the risk to Embassy staff, Congress has not acted to change the law to give the flexibility to select the best company over the lowest-priced company.

The History Behind the Likely Zimbabwe Coup

Tom McCuin / Nov 15, 2017

Early this morning, Zimbabwean military leaders appeared on state-run television to announce that the country’s 93-year-old president, Robert Mugabe, was in their custody.

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