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

Iran Arms Smuggling Backs Terrorists

Iran Arms Smuggling Backs Terrorists   little seen by the public, western forces are urgently seeking to contain Iran’s export of terror. Last month, The U.S. 5th Fleet ships seized approximately 1,400 AK-47 assault rifles and 226,600 rounds of ammunition […]

by · January 9, 2022 · Bulletin Board
Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., J.D.

2022’s Dangers

2022’s Dangers Aggressive adversaries with technological capabilities exceeding the Pentagon’s, a declining U.S. defense industrial base, and a Presidential Administration that fails to take national security seriously all point to significant danger in 2022. As 2021 drew to a close, […]

by · January 9, 2022 · Bulletin Board
Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., J.D.

There Was No Christmas in China

There Was No Christmas in China   This is not the Christmas most had hoped for. Nations across the planet remain challenged by the COVID Pandemic. The perpetrator of the plague, China, remains unpunished and unrepentant. Its ruling Communist Party […]

by · December 31, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., J.D.

DoD Concludes Global Posture Review

DoD Concludes Global Posture Review The Department of Defense recently released a summary of its classified “Global Posture Review.” In the Indo-Pacific, the review advocates additional cooperation with allies and partners to advance initiatives that contribute to regional stability and […]

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

NATO Edges Closer to War

NATO Edges Closer to War Europe is closer to the brink of all-out combat than at any time since the end of the Second World War. Russia has massed of 100,000 troops, well equipped as an invasion force, on its […]

by · December 16, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., J.D.

NATO Confronts New Threats

NATO Confronts New Threats   The U.S. media has only lightly covered the growing danger that Russia is posing to both Ukraine and to NATO. During the Obama Administration, Moscow executed the first major offensive land grab since the end […]

by · December 2, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., J.D.

America’s Increasing Risk

America’s Increasing Risk The vast spending proposed by the Biden Administration ignores crucial defense needs. As the recent shocking Chinese hypersonic missile test reveals, the United States no longer has a technological advantage over its key adversaries China and Russia. […]

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

NATO Meets to Discuss Challenges

NATO Meets to Discuss Challenges The global hope that Moscow would rejoin the family of nations following the collapse of the Soviet Union never materialized. Putin possesses the worlds’ most powerful nuclear arsenal thanks to an Obama-era treaty. It has […]

by · November 16, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., J.D.

21st Century War

21st Century War   Bullets and bombs are still vital to winning wars, but just as airplanes and submarines revolutionized combat in the last century, artificial intelligence is doing the same in the 21st. Across the planet, from the Pentagon […]

by · October 27, 2021 · Bulletin Board

Marines Face Turning Point

Marines Face Turning Point The era of great power competition has returned. It comes at a difficult time for the U.S. American armed forces were barely recovering from the reduced funding of the Obama era. There was a brief respite […]

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

Taliban Could Get Pakistan’s Nukes

Taliban Could Get Pakistan’s Nukes   As bad as the disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan has been, the worse may yet be ahead. There are significant elements within the Pakistan government and military that have extensive ties to the Taliban. It […]

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

A Vast and Growing Threat

A Vast and Growing Threat   The U.S. Department of Defense is now openly acknowledging what strategic observers have noted for some time: the threat from the collective and rapidly growing might of Russia and China is vast. During the […]

by · October 6, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., J.D.

China Gains From U.S. Loss

The White House’s pullout from Afghanistan has assisted China,  at the expense of the U.S. and its allies. Washington’s ill-advised closing of Bagram Air Force Base led to the demoralization and collapse of the Afghanistan military and government. The U.S. […]

by · October 4, 2021 · Bulletin Board
Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., J.D.

General Milley Accused of Serious Misdeed

General Milley Accused of Serious Misdeed Perhaps the most controversial issue related to the United States military in history has erupted. Reports indicate that the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley intended to subvert the chain […]

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

Politicizing the Military

Politicizing the Military Democrats want the new National Defense Authorization Act being debated in Congress to demand that armed services personnel and recruits do not participate in “extremist activities.” Sounds logical, until you realize what the left defines as “extremist.” […]

by · September 9, 2021 · Bulletin Board