Author Archives: StMA
50+ U.S. intelligence analysts accuse Pentagon of altering their reports to present distorted rosy view of war against ISIS
Shane Harris and Nancy Youssef report for The Daily Beast, Sept 9, 2015, that more than 50 intelligence analysts of the U.S. military’s Central Command (Centcom) formally complained that their reports on ISIS/Islamic State and al Qaeda’s branch in Syria were … Continue reading
If the Senate approves, the U. S. military will soon have its first openly homosexual Secretary of the Army. Greg Jaffe reports for The Washington Post, Sept. 18, 2015, that in a historic first for the Pentagon, Obama has chosen to … Continue reading
Obama’s policy and conduct in the Middle East are nothing but a disaster. Don’t forget to follow D.C. Clothesline on Facebook and Twitter.
Before John Owen Brennan became Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) on March 8, 2013, he had spent 25 years with the CIA in a succession of positions, including as a Near East and South Asia analyst, station chief in … Continue reading
In his bestseller book, People of the Lie, the late psychiatrist M. Scott Peck, M.D., wrote that just as physicians must first properly diagnose and name a disease in order to cure it, we must first name a problem in … Continue reading
Below is Google Translate’s version of an article in Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten, Dec. 25, 2014. Note: Hungary joined NATO in 1997. Don’t forget to follow D.C. Clothesline on Facebook and Twitter.
In an op-ed titled “Let’s End Veteran Homelessness Once and For All,” published on July 30, 2014 across McClatchy platforms, First Lady Michelle Obama wrote: Don’t forget to follow D.C. Clothesline on Facebook and Twitter.
Dir. of U.S. Navy Intelligence sacked for warning about China’s aggressive designs in East China Sea
In February of this year, at the U.S. Naval Institute’s WEST 2014 conference, Capt. James Fanell, 52, the director of intelligence and information operations at U.S. Pacific Fleet, said that the Chinese Navy was practicing for a “short sharp war” against Japan. … Continue reading
A new frontier is becoming a center of great power rivalry. It is the Arctic, believed to have vast untapped natural resources and increasingly is at the center of disputes between the United States, Russia, Canada, Norway and Denmark in … Continue reading
The Association of the United States Army (AUSA) is a private, non-profit educational organization that represents America’s soldiers and supports the U.S. Army – Active, National Guard, Reserve, civilians, retirees, government civilians, wounded warriors, veterans, and family members. Stew Magnuson … Continue reading
The President of the United States, the most powerful person in the world, receives live, in-person Presidential Daily Briefs (PDB) that allow the Commander-in-Chief the chance for critical followup, feedback, questions, and the challenging of flawed intelligence assumptions. Don’t forget … Continue reading
Somalia is a war-torn country in east Africa. Over the course of two decades, the federal government’s Refugee Resettlement Program has left Minnesota, especially the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, with 30 mosques and the largest population of Somalis in the United … Continue reading
On September 10, 2014, 13 days after he had admitted not having a strategy on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, aka ISIS or IS), President Barack Obama finally spelled out the U.S. policy toward ISIL. (Watch … Continue reading
Terrorism waiting to happen: Obama admin ignores Congress in lifting 30-yr. ban on Libyans training in U.S. flight schools
Reportedly, Obama ignored the advice of senior military and intelligence officials in releasing 5 high-level Taliban terrorists from Gitmo in exchange for U.S. Army deserter Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. Don’t forget to follow D.C. Clothesline on Facebook and Twitter.
The Palestinian State is more fiction than real. Rather than a single state, it is split — geographically and politically — between the Fatah-ruled West Bank and the Hamas-ruled Gaza or Gaza Strip. Don’t forget to follow D.C. Clothesline on … Continue reading
The initials TPTB stand for The Powers That Be — an expression of the helplessness and alienation of some people who believe that the world is controlled by a group of elites, both public and in the shadows. Don’t forget … Continue reading