Post Tagged with: "Russia"

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
North Korea nuclear missile test

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
Vernuccio’s View: Russia Works With Taliban

Vernuccio’s View: Russia Works With Taliban

Russia expands its international influence by Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., JD Russia continues to expand its international influence.  After allying with China and Iran, cementing its relations with Syria and growing closer to Turkey, Russia now seeks to regain a position […]

by · February 2, 2017 · Vernuccio's View
Vernuccio’s View: Russia Unveils New Foreign Policy Concept

Vernuccio’s View: Russia Unveils New Foreign Policy Concept

On December 1, Russia unveiled its new “Foreign Policy Concept.” The document states that Moscow’s policy is “open, foreseeable” and “shaped by centuries” of Russia’s historic role. There is little new in it, the first of its kind since Moscow […]

by · December 7, 2016 · Vernuccio's View
Tech Focus: Is Russia Really Behind Cyber Attacks and Seeking to Meddle in the U.S. Election ?

Tech Focus: Is Russia Really Behind Cyber Attacks and Seeking to Meddle in the U.S. Election ?

Is Russia’s Vladimir Putin Really Meddling in the U.S. Election? Did Russia really hack the Democratic National Committee?  Is Russia meddling in the U.S. election? The short answer: that’s the official story, but most likely not really.   As Wikileaks releases […]

by · October 22, 2016 · Tech Focus
Sunday Opinion: Clinton vs. Trump on Foreign Affairs

Sunday Opinion: Clinton vs. Trump on Foreign Affairs

The United States currently faces more danger than at any time since the conclusion of the Second World War.   However, in the candidates’ debates, and in media coverage overall, questions and reviews about the international perspectives of the two […]

by · October 16, 2016 · Op Ed, Vernuccio's View
BREAKING NEWS: CIA Preparing Retaliatory Cyber Strike Against Russia

BREAKING NEWS: CIA Preparing Retaliatory Cyber Strike Against Russia

NBC News is reporting that the Obama administration is contemplating an unprecedented cyber covert action against Russia in retaliation for what U.S. intelligence officials say is Russian interference in the American presidential election.   Current and former officials with direct […]

by · October 15, 2016 · Breaking News, News