defense

Moving through the ranks of military activity including infrastructure, wars, our commander in chief and the nucleur arms race.

Isabella Banner24 days ago
Nuclear Disarmament: Not Just For Hippies Anymore
What comes to mind when someone looks at a peace symbol? I grew up believing that the peace sign was evil, that it was the Wiccan symbol of a broken cross. I was seventeen-years-old before I discovere...
Christina St-Jean3 months ago
Paris Reels as Another Attack Hits France
Levallois-Perret, France, is the most densely-populated town in Europe (per Wikipedia) and while the town usually enjoys picturesque views and moderate temperatures, this morning (August 9), it became...
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Dr. Williams3 months ago
The Conflicts Waged In the Name of War
History is an invaluable tool. For it tells us of the mistakes made in the past so as to not repeat those same mistakes. Yet, our leaders have continually failed to head the lessons that history is su...
Dominic Martin4 months ago
Is North Korea Truly a Threat to International Security?
After World War II, Korea was divided into two states. The Soviet backed North and the US backed south. In 1950, the Korean war broke out because The North and Kim Il Sung wanted to reunite Korea but ...
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Jack Gardner4 months ago
Imperialism in the Modern Age
In recent years the overt undertaking of wars and attacks to undermine states and expand a nation's power and influence had become all the more obvious. We could argue that the deliberate expansion of...
Mickey Finn5 months ago
Libertarians
I know, I know. You’re probably picturing some country whack-job in flannel in front of a pile of MRE’s and ammunition. Well, that is a bullshit image that the media paints of Libertarianism the same ...
Matt Nappo5 months ago
The Deadliest Tweet
Forget about "the Russian thing" for just a moment. Although the subject matter here is derived from the cloud that revolves around the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, there ...
Natasha Sydor5 months ago
This Fictional Memo to the President from 1989 Predicted Terrorism in the US
Editor's Note from Omni, 1989: On my corner, the drug guys hang out cracking (which in this context means trading insults) until launched to the pay phone by their beeping pagers. Current fashion dict...
Christina St-Jean6 months ago
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Looks to Apologize to Vets Ousted For Being Gay
Once upon a time, it was believed that those who identified as homosexual were security risks. In fact, it was also believed that those people who were homosexual were criminals - a belief that wasn't...
Rich Monetti6 months ago
New Rochelle’s Nick Trotta Comes Home to Honor After Distinguished Career as Secret Service Agent
The mystique of being a Secret Service Agent can almost be encapsulated in the dark glare of the signature sunglasses. On the other hand, the optics definitely serve a function beyond just looking coo...
Dyln Namm6 months ago
The Real Revolution
What is a revolution? This word is used by many throughout the world daily, especially the United States. We hear the words “Political Revolution”, we hear the words “leader of the revolution”, we hea...
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Jasmine 6 months ago
Black Republicans?!
Black Republicans are not a major topic in the mainstream media, and the reason for that is simple: to them, we don't exist. Black conservatives are largely kept out of sight and out of mind, and the ...
Guillermo Calvo6 months ago
Delusions
Delusions Cassandra sits alone in a dark room in Eternity’s basement, it makes little difference, she’s blind and no one ever pays her any mind anyway. No one ever has, no one ever will. Pity. Still, ...
Katy Preen6 months ago
Manchester's Defiance in the Face of Violence
This morning I woke up to the news that there had been a terrorist attack in my home city. It seemed unreal, like it was almost a dream. The last time that I woke up from what I thought was a lucid dr...
Wayne Dupree6 months ago
Netanyahu Has No Time for Fake News from CNN, Al Jazeera!
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu went on Facebook to rip CNN, Al Jazeera and the Guardian for publishing Hamas fake propaganda! Hamas put out a document saying they would be ok with a Palest...
Patrick Hostis 7 months ago
The World Continues to Drift Towards War
Signs are beginning to point to the possibility that North Korea has lost its only friend. According to ZeroHedge.com, China has issued its final warning to North Korea: “Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs junior minister invited Park Myung-ho, an official of North Korea, for a meeting. China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi attended the meeting and asked his junior to read aloud the warning to the North over the nuclear test. "The memorandum mentioned that China will condemn strongly, pull back on a...
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Dr. Williams7 months ago
A Dystopian World
There are those who believe judgement day is close at hand. An Apocalyptic event so catastrophic that will thrust mankind either back into the Dark Ages or into the caves of the Neanderthal. With the ...
Patrick Hostis 7 months ago
Looks Like War is Coming
President Trump’s massive naval armada will be on station by the end of the month. This added to the other U.S. military assets already in the region, represents a massive increase in American firepower in the region. This has the added effect of making Russia and China very nervous. The situation is growing tenser by the hour. There is nothing simple about Korea. I could barely find Korea on a map until I was stationed there at 20 years old. In a short amount of time, I fell in love with the sm...