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Which Muslim refugees to accept?

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

President-Elect Donald Trump is right. Abdul Razak Ali Artan, the Somali refugee who went on a Palestinian-inspired jihad-rampage with a car and a knife, wounding 11 people at Ohio State University last Monday, “should not have been in our country.” Artan is but one of an unknown number of Muslim…

Winning the Cyber-War Under Trump

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

Six action steps to replace the Obama administration’s mostly failed efforts on cyber security – An overflowing plate of urgently needed new policies to act upon will be waiting on President Donald J. Trump’s desk when he takes office on January 20, 2017.  Few are as pressing as the need to......

The U.S. Economic Power

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

Depending on how one crunches the numbers, China’s economy has either already surpassed, in size, that of the United States, or will do so in a within a couple of years.  According to data from the World Bank, it is the former, China’s nominal GDP was $19.3 trillion in 2015,......

A Grand Strategy For Winning World War IV*

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

Western Civilization Versus Radical Islam In 1910 British author Norman Angell proclaimed the end of war in his enormously popular book THE GREAT ILLUSION.  Angell’s thesis was that increasing globalization and economic interdependence of the great powers had rendered all but local and colonial wars obsolete.  His evidence was that......

The Stealthy Gallium War*

Monday, November 21st, 2016

War is going on over special integrated circuits based on a material called Gallium Nitride. Winning this war will effect not only the United States national security, but also its ability to protect key global partners in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. Unfortunately the battle for Gallium Gallium Nitride is very complicated,......

Arabia Moves to Bosnia: The implications of the Middle-Eastern influx into Central Bosnia

Saturday, November 19th, 2016

The past several years have witnessed a development likely to have significant implications for the future of Bosnia and southeastern Europe as a whole—the emergence of central Bosnia as a target for large-scale Middle-Eastern investment. Bosnia, the small, poor Balkan country, is still recovering from its civil war, two decades......

‘Medical’ Marijuana a Con

Saturday, November 19th, 2016

As the former Drug Czar under President Ronald Reagan, with an extensive background in marijuana research, I thought I should share some of my thoughts about ‘medical’ marijuana. From 1970 to 1981, I held various positions at the Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy at the University of......

The Obama Legacy

Friday, November 18th, 2016

Historians will debate the importance of the Obama Administration and its role in American history for decades to come, of course. The legacy which presidents leave behind them is always a concern of our chief executives, and it has been of even more importance to Barack Obama. As he marked......