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Jun 22 2021
Fear has invaded the Mexican border city of Reynosa after gunmen in vehicles killed 14 people, including taxis drivers, workers and a nursing student, and security forces responded with operations that left four suspects dead.
While this city across the border from McAllen, Texas is used to cartel violence as a key trafficking point, the 14 victims in Saturday's attacks appeared to beNPR (Online News)
Oct 27 2021
“Starting last Friday and building to a timed release on Monday, a collection of US and European news organizations began publishing waves of stories on a trove of messages, research, presentations and other internal documents, collectively called the Facebook Papers, that present internal concerns about the social network's responsibility to control dangerous content…
“The internalThe Flip Side
Jun 02 2021
The Department of Homeland Security on Friday issued a new warning bulletin, alerting Americans that domestic extremists may well use violence on the 100th Anniversary of the Tulsa race massacre. This was at least the fourth such bulletin issued this year by Homeland Security (DHS) warning of the same danger and, thus far, none of the fears it is trying to instill into the American populationGlenn Greenwald
Dec 27 2021
Half a century ago, the Supreme Court settled the matter of when a court can stop a newspaper from publishing. In 1971, the Nixon administration attempted to block The Times and The Washington Post from publishing classified Defense Department documents detailing the history of the Vietnam War — the so-called Pentagon Papers. Faced with an asserted threat to the nation’s security, the SupremeNew York Times (Opinion)
Sep 10 2020
The United States will withdraw over 2,000 troops from Iraq this month, roughly half of its troop presence, the top U.S. commander in the Middle East said Wednesday.
In a long awaited move that works toward President Trump’s goal of getting America out of “endless wars,” forces will be cut from 5,200 to 3,000, Marine General Frank McKenzie, the commander of U.S. Central Command,National Review (News)
Aug 11 2021
Don’t blame me, blame the Supreme Court — along with congressional Republicans, Republican presidents, and Washington’s entrenched post-sovereign, transnational–progressive political establishment. But don’t say you weren’t warned: The only hope for reestablishing security on the southern border is a credible threat to impeach President Biden.
And don’t bet on that emerging from aNational Review (News)
Feb 14 2020
MUNICH, Germany (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Friday defended his decision to divert billions of dollars in funding for Navy and Air Force aircraft and other military programs to help pay for President Donald Trump’s promised wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Esper was asked by a reporter about criticism from Democrats and Republicans in Congress, including Rep. MacAssociated Press
Aug 26 2022
Editor's Note: The author of this article previously worked as a field organizer for Andrew Yang’s 2020 presidential campaign. Get all sides of this topic by reading another view: Why Andrew Yang’s Forward Party Might be our Best Option
A coalition of outsider groups led by former NYC mayoral candidate Andrew Yang promises to return American politics to the “sensible center.” They’reJoseph Ratliff
Jul 02 2021
The U.S. military has withdrawn from the Bagram Air Field northeast of Kabul, the centerpiece of its operations in Afghanistan for nearly 20 years, as the pullout of remaining American forces speeds up amid a worsening security crisis.
U.S. officials say that all American forces, along with weaponry, vehicles and other equipment, have left Bagram, and the U.S.’s largest militaryWall Street Journal (News)
Aug 18 2021
The FBI had knowledge that a second laptop had been stolen from Hunter Biden and that laptop contained material making the Biden family a national security risk, subject to Russian influence.
The FBI knew as early as December 2019 that Hunter Biden believed Russians had stolen his laptop, which he believed made him vulnerable to blackmail because of compromising evidence on the laptopThe Federalist