Post Tagged with: "Russia"

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Vernuccio’s View: Russia’s Naval Threat

Russia’s significant increase in its seafaring nuclear threat and its aggressive moves in the Atlantic and the waters surrounding Europe increases the challenges facing the U.S. Navy.

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Vernuccio’s View: NATO’s Crucial Meeting

This week’s NATO summit, in session Wednesday and Thursday, is a test both of the stability of the most important military alliance in existence, and the maturity and realism of key European governments. At the conclusion of the Second World […]

Mexico's President-elect  Andrés Manuel López Obrador casts his vote in the July 1, 2018 election. (Credit: lopezobrador.org.mx/)

Vernuccio’s View: Growing Danger From Mexico

Leftist candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador, known also by the nickname AMLO, will be the next president of Mexico. He believes that “All have the right to immigrate to the United States.” His approximately 53% victory was facilitated by votes […]

Russian president Vladimir Putin.

Russia Provokes — and Suffers From — Islamic Extremism

Within Russia, the government has both provoked and suffered from Islamic extremism. In most cases, current claims of discrimination against Muslims by those not of the Islamic faith within the western world are without substantial merit, particularly since the conclusion […]

by · June 17, 2018 · News, Vernuccio's View
Last Friday night, US warships launched airstrikes against Syrian research, storage and military targets.

Vernuccio’s View: Learning the Wrong Lessons From Mideast Military Successes

The United States has completed another Mideast military endeavor with little or no loss of life or damage to equipment. It is important that this does not lead to a false sense of confidence. The true test of American military […]

Vernuccio’s View: Civil Defense Neglected

Vernuccio’s View: Civil Defense Neglected

The utter confusion and ill-preparedness that was evident in the aftermath of Hawaii’s mistaken alert about an incoming North Korean missile highlighted the irresponsible and dangerous abandonment of civil defense preparedness throughout the nation. Americans who grew up during the […]

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Vernuccio’s View: America Under Threat: A New Assessment

The Department of Defense has just released its new National Defense Strategy. In essence, it formally announces that the cold war is back in full swing, with a disturbing difference: this time, U.S. enemies extend far beyond just Moscow. To add to […]

Vernuccio’s View: Russia’s Heightened Military Threat

Vernuccio’s View: Russia’s Heightened Military Threat

The Trump Administration is levying sanctions on Russia for violating a nuclear arms pact. It’s a response the Obama Administration failed to make. The White House move is part of its attitude of realism in dealing with international threats. Todd […]

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Vernuccio’s View: 2018’s Key Resolutions

The fresh attitude brought about by a New Year should lead to resolutions effectively addressing the most serious and long-standing problems affecting the nation.   There are several issues that, if effectively dealt with, could dramatically improve the nation. Health care […]

by · December 26, 2017 · Opinion, Vernuccio's View
Vernuccio’s View: NATO Responds to Russia

Vernuccio’s View: NATO Responds to Russia

Russia’s aggression against Ukraine and Georgia, its vast military modernization program, its violation of the INF treaty, and Vladimir Putin’s clear nostalgia for the former Soviet Union have made it clear that a new Cold War has emerged. In response, […]

by · December 6, 2017 · Vernuccio's View
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Blunt Talk About North Korea’s Hydrogen Bomb Threat

North Korea’s detonation of a hydrogen bomb, and President Kim Jong-un’s claim that that the hermit kingdom can mount such a device atop an ICBM, has resulted in a deeply worried reaction among American civilian and military. Much of the […]

by · September 6, 2017 · Op Ed, Vernuccio's View
Vernuccio’s View: Russia Militarizes the Arctic

Vernuccio’s View: Russia Militarizes the Arctic

Russia is engaging in new and extremely worrisome activities in the Arctic. According to The NATO Association’s Aleksi Korpela “This issue has become especially controversial in the last few years, as Russia has expanded its military infrastructure…” A recent report has disclosed that Moscow […]

by · June 21, 2017 · Vernuccio's View
The stakes and dangers of the crisis in North Korea are significantly larger than has been discussed in the media so far.

Vernuccio’s View: Dangers, Stakes of North Korea Are Vast

The stakes and dangers of the crisis in North Korea are significantly larger than has been discussed in the media so far. Those dangers are not restricted to North Korea’s direct actions. The realities  are deeply worrisome.  Hopes that the United […]

by · May 3, 2017 · Vernuccio's View
Profile America: United States Enters World War I

Profile America: United States Enters World War I

Thursday, April 6 — On this date one century ago, the United States declared war on Imperial Germany, thus joining the world war that began in August 1914. Involving 15 nations and empires, the conflict saw 65 million men under arms, […]

by · April 6, 2017 · History, Profile America
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Vernuccio’s View: A Look Back At The Obama Era

The extraordinary crises in U.S. foreign affairs, and the plight of human rights around  the world had failed to gain attention in much of the mainstream media during President Barack Obama’s eight years in office. The reasons are clear.  It was […]

by · February 12, 2017 · Op Ed, Vernuccio's View