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  • Trump’s ‘Salute to America’ speech praises Army for taking ‘airports’ in War of 1812

    President Trump's tribute to American military successes Thursday may have gone overboard in crediting the Army with the remarkable feat of seizing airports decades before Orville and Wilbur Wright were even born. In his Independence Day speech at the Lincoln Memorial, Mr. Trump went through American military successes starting with

    The Washington Times
  • Nuclear War with North Korea Is Still Possible. Trump’s ‘Walk’ Across the DMZ Made That Less Likely.

    Harry J. Kazianis, John Dale Grover Security, Asia Now is the time Washington should choose dialogue, negotiation and diplomacy to ensure war never breaks out on the Korean Peninsula again. Only then, do we have a shot at denuclearization. Donald Trump did the seemingly impossible by being the first sitting U.S. President to set foot in North Korea. On Sunday, Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at the Korean demilitarized zone (DMZ), where they held an hour-long summit. They also...

    The National Interest
  • Most Veterans Say America’s Wars Are a Waste. No One’s Listening to Them.

    In spite of his confused account of U.S. history, his partisan snipes, and his dictatorial posturing, Donald Trump’s parading and speechifying in Washington on July 4 attempted to glom onto one of the last consensus issues in a broken American culture: We love to support our troops. “We celebrate our history, our people, and the heroes who proudly defend our flag—the brave men and women of the United States military,” Trump told a crowd of mostly VIPs at the Lincoln Memorial. The “Long War”...

    The New Republic
  • South Korea sacks army commander over North Korea defector boat

    South Korea said on Wednesday it sacked an army commander and rebuked other senior officers after a North Korean fishing boat piloted by defectors went undetected in South Korean waters for more than two days last month.