The results of President Obama and Hillary Clinton helping the Arab Spring …
Most of the refugees able-bodied men under 30.
July 4, 2017: North Korea test-fired a Hwasong-14 which could reach Alaska.
U.S. spy satellites picked up activity at North Korea’s underground nuclear facility this week, ahead of today’s (June 21, 2017) meetings with U.S. and Chinese diplomats in D.C. (Read more at Fox News)
North Korea has tested five nuclear bombs so far.
North Korea boasted it had fired a new type of cruise missile on June 9.
GOOD NEWS: South Korea then agreed to accept more THAAD missile defense from the U.S. Read more at Stripes.com
1. The U.S. rushed deployment of two THAADs to the SE of South Korea before their Presidential elections.
2. China balked at THAAD deployment.
3. New South Korean President suspended deployment of additional THAAD, citing environmental concerns (ridiculous).
4. JUNE 7, 2017: North Korea just launched new missile salvos, (fourth since new President Moon took over.)
5. Will the U.S. reconsider its defense of South Korea?
UPDATE: South Korea has agreed to accept more THAAD missile defense from the U.S. after another launch by North Korea on June 9. Read more at Stripes.com
May 18, 1917: President Woodrow Wilson readied the U.S. for the Great War (WW1) by signing the Selective Service Act passed by Congress.
25 million signed up
2.5 million ultimately drafted
2 million volunteered
117,000 died (50% to influenza)
675,000 Americans died from influenza brought back from the war
–WW1 propaganda poster
North Korea fired a ballistic missile 500 miles into the Sea of Japan over the weekend.
Chronology: North Korea Missile Tests (Yonhap News Agency)
Map from The Daily Mail.
April 15, 2017: Over 20 101st Airborne troops sent to Somalia to train forces fighting radical Islamist group al-Shabab
May 5: Death of U.S. Navy Seal announced outside Mogadishu.
Loss of Somalia to radical Islamists could force maritime trade to travel around the African continent. Read more at Geopoliticalfutures.com
As of May 10 from Institute for the Study of War:
MAY 4-8: U.S. forces turned back the Japanese fleet, badly injuring two carriers who otherwise could have turned the tide in the Battle of Midway, a month later.
READ MORE: At Pacific Aviation Museum
Today is Israel Independence day marking Israeli nationhood in 1948.
They were immediately attacked.
MORE: There has never been a Palestinian state. It is a geographical term hijacked by Islamic radicals to combat Israel. (TheJerusalemConnection.us)
The Chinese military is building a massive factory near the Yellow Sea which can build four nuclear submarines simultaneously.
The largest non-nuclear weapon in the U.S. arsenal was used for the first time today in Afghanistan to destroy ISIS tunnels. (Read more at Daily Mail)
A message to North Korea?
U.S. officials believe North Korea is placing a nuclear weapon inside a tunnel in preparation for its sixth nuclear test. (Source: The Sun)
Most are military age men: