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Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., J.D.

U.S. Faces Massive New Threats

U.S. Faces Massive New Threats   Two vital studies, one to update America’s National Defense Strategy and the other to review the nation’s nuclear defenses, will soon be completed. The two analyses come at a time when the U.S. faces […]

by · July 27, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., J.D.

Media, Left Ignore Danger

Media, Left Ignore Danger   The media has failed to dwell on the reality that America and its’ friends and allies are imperiled as never before. Russia has attacked a key pipeline (don’t believe the criminal organization story; nothing happens […]

by · July 9, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., J.D.

Military Begins Using Private Rockets

Military Begins Using Private Rockets   America’s Space Development Agency (SDA), charged with building the National Defense Space Architecture (NDSA), has, for the first time, put satellites into orbit aboard a private company’s rocket. SpaceX’s Transporter 2 commercial rocket has been […]

by · June 30, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., J.D.

Adequate Missile Defense: An Idea Too Long Delayed

Adequate Missile Defense: An Idea Too Long Delayed   With nations such as North Korea, Iran, Russia and China all maturing their missile technology, the Defense Department plans to launch a review of its own missile defense policies, strategies and […]

by · June 28, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., J.D.

China’s Nuclear Threat

Serious alarm bells are being rung as China accelerates its massive arms buildup. Beijing has acted aggressively towards most of its neighbors (except Russia, North Korea, and Pakistan) with its vast conventional forces, including the world’s largest navy. But it […]

by · June 19, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., J.D.

Biden’s Defense Cuts

Biden’s Defense Cuts The Biden Administration has submitted its defense budget for the coming fiscal year. It provides a 1.6% increase. Since the current rate of inflation is 4.2%, it is, in real terms, a decrease of 2.6%.  It totals $715 […]

by · June 11, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., J.D.

Space Threats

Space Threats   The Defense Department is concerned that the danger of aggression from enemy nations in earth orbit could prove harmful to the United States. Both the civilian economy and national security depend on orbital assets. Speaking at a […]

by · May 27, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., J.D.

Special Forces Shift Target

Special Forces Shift Target   U.S. special forces have protected America and entranced observers of military affairs for decades. Their exploits have fascinated the public in books, movies, and television series. The target of these extraordinary warriors has generally been […]

by · May 24, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., J.D.

The Pentagon’s Budget Challenge

Speaking remotely at the Aspen Security Forum, Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks revealed sobering realities regarding China. “Beijing has the economic, military and technological capability to challenge the international system and America’s interests within it. This is happening all along […]

by · May 17, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., J.D.

Irrational Border Policy

Despite denials, it is evident that the U.S. southern border is, essentially, open. Immediately after taking office, the new White House ceased construction of the border wall. No explanation of what actions would be taken to protect the border and […]

by · May 10, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., J.D.

Costs of an Open Border

It is increasingly evident that the U.S. southern border is, essentially, open. A Heritage study notes that “When the Trump administration ended, the U.S. was deporting more people than were illegally coming into the country. In less than a month under Biden, […]

by · May 7, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., J.D.

Russian Arctic Threat Grows

According to American Military News, Satellite images released in April revealed Russia has been expanding its military bases along its Arctic coastline and its Nagurskoye airfield on the Alexandra Land island in the Arctic. Russia has also been using its Arctic […]

by · April 21, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., J.D.

Nuclear Threat Returns

The nation has not seriously considered the possibility of engaging in competition with a nuclear-capable armed adversary in more than 25 years, warns Navy Adm. Charles “Chas” A. Richard, the commander of the U.S. Strategic Command stated at a recent conference. […]

by · April 20, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., J.D.

Persecution of Christians: A 21st Century Crisis

Christians throughout the world celebrated Easter this month. For many, that observance had to be done in silence and secrecy. There are no spectacles in the Roman Coliseum featuring martyrs torn apart by lions, but the observance of the faith […]

by · April 12, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., J.D.

Concern Grows over White House Immigration Policy

Concern Grows over White House Immigration Policy Texas Governor Greg Abbott is deeply concerned about the extraordinary conditions President Biden’s policies have created on the U.S. southern border. In a press conference carried live on KCBD, he explained that “The Biden […]

by · April 5, 2021 · Bulletin Board