Cyber Threats to the Texas Electric Grid

 

“Texas plays a unique role in America’s infrastructure as the only state with a self-contained electric grid. The entire U.S. electric power system is a prime target of cyberattacks from hostile governments and terrorist organizations, but the Lone Star State is in a unique position to act. The Consequences of a Vulnerable Grid. The Northeast […]

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Part Two – Discussing global terrorism with General Michael Flynn

 

Part Two of my discussion with Lt. General Michael Flynn regarding the threat of global terrorism. You can view the interview here. You can view Part One here: http://fb.me/WdThYVe3

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How Defense Dollars Are Wasted on Security Assistance

 

“The House and Senate versions of the fiscal year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act would give the Pentagon greater control over security assistance to other countries — oversight now generally reserved to the State Department. A larger issue than the administration of funds, however, is that current security assistance programs are ineffective and often undermine […]

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Lt. Gen. (ret.) Michael Flynn visits the NCPA

 

I had the distinct honor of sitting down with Lt. General Michael Flynn recently to discuss the threat of global terrorism during his recent visit to the National Center for Policy Analysis. You can view the interview here: http://fb.me/WdThYVe3

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Is the Air Force seriously talking about another plane?

 

A recent DefenseNews article recounts ongoing discussions about how the Air Force would achieve air superiority by 2030 and outlines the newest ideas regarding Air Force platforms. The piece reminds me of discussions I encountered years ago. When I was on active duty, Chief of Staff of the Air Force General John Jumper always stressed that our branch would never […]

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How New Cold World Order Threatens Humanity

 

This originally appeared in Townhall: “An ancient proverb says, ‘When elephants fight, it’s the grass that suffers.’ By now you have seen the heart-wrenching video of a 5-year old Syrian child pulled from the rubble of a house destroyed during another indiscriminate bombing campaign over the city of Aleppo. No tears. No wailing. He sits […]

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Lessons from Boston and Dallas: We must unite, not divide, in the face of opposition

 

In a recent article at FOX Business, former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis, who served during the Boston Marathon Bombing in 2013, addressed the Dallas community following the “cowardly attack on 12 of Dallas’ Finest.” He correctly asserted that the recent “war on cops” doesn’t just fracture our nation, but draws our attention and resources […]

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The Brexit and American Opportunities

 

Some believed the British exit from the European Union to be a calamitous economic event. However, the referendum actually provided the United States with several opportunities to improve its economy and security. The United States remains the EU’s largest trading partner, despite the crippling taxes and suffocating regulations the organization imposes on those U.S. trade […]

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Foxnews – Gen. Mike Flynn, Allen West, Dr. David Grantham: Yes, we can defeat terrorism

 

This piece originally appeared at Foxnews.com. “The legendary Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu rightly observed generations ago that “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles.” But he also taught that “if you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.” […]

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Why Divesting in Israel Hurts More than Israel

 

This piece was co-authored by NCPA research associate Danielle Zaychik: “The self-styled Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been seeking to discredit and reverse Israeli policies with respect to the Palestinian Territories since 2005. BDS promotes an international boycott of Israeli products, divestment from Israeli companies, and exclusion of artists and academics from the Jewish state, among […]

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