06/13/2021 News & Commentary – National Security

06/13/2021 News & Commentary – National Security News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Daniel Riggs 1. House tees up war authorization repeal while Senate waits on White House 2. Opinion | Don’t cede the Asia-Pacific to China. The U.S. must learn from its TPP mistake. 3. Rare earth metals at the heart of China’s rivalry […]

06/09/2021 News & Commentary – Korea

06/09/2021 News & Commentary – Korea News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Daniel Riggs 1. N. Korea appears focused on internal affairs: defense minister 2.  From mediator to negotiator (South Korea) 3. Kim Jong-un: apparent weight loss prompts speculation over North Korean leader’s health 4. Kim said to unveil ‘tangible change’ plan for North Korea economy […]

06/07/2021 News & Commentary – National Security

06/07/2021 News & Commentary – National Security News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Daniel Riggs 1. C.I.A. Scrambles for New Approach in Afghanistan 2. The Psychic Toll of Killing With Drones 3. Are We Waiting for Everyone to Get Hacked? 4. Biden and the Afghan Translators 5. Let’s educate service members on professional ethos, not just extremism […]

05/14/2021 News & Commentary – Korea

05/14/2021 News & Commentary – Korea News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Daniel Riggs. 1. Moon Wants a Legacy on North Korea That Isn’t Coming 2.  President Moon’s remarks aimed at North Korea warfare, concerns about “burden on Biden’s administration” in Washington 3. U.S. alliance with S. Korea key deterrent to N. Korean threats: defense […]

03/21/2021 News & Commentary – National Security

03/21/2021 News & Commentary – National Security News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Daniel Riggs. 1. Japan, U.S. defense chiefs affirm cooperation over Taiwan emergency 2. GOP Hawks Warn against Repealing Iraq War Resolution ahead of Vote 3.  The Clearest Sign the Pandemic Could Get Worse 4. Facing vaccine skepticism, one corner of the Army is […]

03/08/2021 News & Commentary – National Security

03/08/2021 News & Commentary – National Security News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Daniel Riggs. 1. U.S. proposes interim power-sharing government with Taliban in Afghanistan 2. Retying the Gordian Knot: US Special Operations Command as a service 3. Biden Endorses Female Generals Whose Promotions Were Delayed Over Fears of Trump’s Reaction 4. Support for QAnon Is […]

03/07/2021 News & Commentary – National Security

03/07/2021 News & Commentary – National Security News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Daniel Riggs. 1. Flag Officer Announcements (INDOPACOM and PACFLEET) 2. With less U.S. tactical support, Afghanistan’s elite forces are struggling to roll back Taliban advances 3.  UK will work closely with India, Japan, US, Australia in Indo-Pacific: British High Commissioner 4. U.S. military […]

02/08/2020 News & Commentary – National Security

02/08/2020 News & Commentary – National Security News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Daniel Riggs. 1. Washington’s attempt to exploit QUAD to contain China will not succeed 2. Opinion | George Shultz will be remembered as one of the most influential secretaries of state in our history by Condoleezza Rice 3. Biden: China should […]

1/5/2021 News & Commentary – National Security

1/5/2021 News & Commentary – National Security News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Duncan Moore. 1. South Korean tanker was boarded by armed Iran Guard forces 2. The Wuhan lab-leak hypothesis goes mainstream 3.  NYSE scraps plans to delist Chinese telecom stocks 4. Pompeo cites China, North Korea as Trump’s unfinished business […]

08/07/2020 News & Commentary – National Security

08/07/2020 News & Commentary – National Security News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Daniel Riggs.          1. How the US Can Prevent the Next ‘Cyber 9/11’ 2. Pentagon chief expresses concern to Chinese counterpart about Beijing’s activity in South China 3. Ongoing Defense Department Reforms Align With National Defense Strategy 4. NSA Releases Guidance on Limiting Location […]

8/1/2020 News & Commentary – National Security

8/1/2020 News & Commentary – National Security News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Duncan Moore. 1. It’s time for a third special operations revolution 2. Treasury sanctions Chinese entity and officials pursuant to global Magnitsky human rights executive order 3. U.S. imposes sanctions on Chinese company over abuse of Uighurs 4. U.S. […]

07/27/2020 News & Commentary – National Security

07/27/2020 News & Commentary – National Security News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Daniel Riggs. 1. Global report: China reports biggest Covid-19 rise in months as Australia sets new infections record 2. Second wave of coronavirus in Asia prompts fresh lockdowns 3. Trump’s troop drawdown from Germany will take ‘years,’ says Inhofe […]

7/26/2020 News & Commentary – Korea

7/26/2020 News & Commentary – Korea News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Duncan Moore. 1. N.K. leader adopts ‘maximum emergency system’ after defector returns with coronavirus symptoms 2.  S. Korea, U.S. to stage scaled-down summertime combined exercise next month: sources 3. NIS director-nominee says another Trump-Kim summit possible before Nov. election 4. […]

7/25/2020 News & Commentary – National Security

7/25/2020 News & Commentary – National Security News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Duncan Moore. 1. Communist China and the free world’s future 2. An army transformed: USINDOPACOM hyper-competition and US Army theater design 3. Memes, the pandemic and the new tactics of information warfare 4. Social media braces for a deluge […]

7/21/2020 News & Commentary – National Security

7/21/2020 News & Commentary – National Security News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Daniel Riggs. 1. NSA Head Vows to Hit Back at Nations Meddling With U.S. Vote 2. National security leaders, advocacy groups urge Congress to send election funds to states 3. Hacked: Why Cyber Attribution Remains an Unsolved Problem for U.S. […]

06/21/2020 News & Commentary – National Security

06/21/2020 News & Commentary – National Security News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Daniel Riggs. 1. Move Over, G7-We’re Going to Get the “Democratic Ten” Now 2.  Top US diplomat calls UN rights body ‘a haven for dictators’ 3.  Push to purge Confederate names gets minimal traction around Fort Hood, but military is paying attention […]

6/17/2020 News & Commentary – National Security

6/17/2020 News & Commentary – National Security News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Duncan Moore. 1. The U.S. is losing the information war with China 2. How the Kremlin targets lies, and truths, about Russia’s COVID response 3.  To prepare for the next pandemic, the U.S. needs to change its national security […]

5/31/2020 News & Commentary – Korea

5/31/2020 News & Commentary – Korea News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Riley Murray. 1. ROK-US disagree on exercises; OPCON transition may be delayed 2. How the Kim dynasty has brainwashed North Koreans for generations 3. N. Korea seeks to have Mount Paekdu listed as UNESCO global geopark 4. The demystification of Kim Jong-un 5. North […]

Eric Bogle – Aussie Barbeque lyrics

When the summer sun is shining on Australia’s happy land Round countless fires, in strange attire in many solemn bands Of glum Australians watching as the lunch goes up in flames By the smoke and the smell you can plainly tell, that it’s barby time again When the steaks are burning fiercely, when the smoke […]

MADEINTYO – Depends

[Hook] Can I whip the lamb it depends Post you on the gram, it depends Gucci or the Louis, it depends Came up on some top, it depends Yeah, ooh, it depends Yeah, ooh, ooh, ooh, it depends Can I whip the lamb it depends Louis or the Gucci it depends [Verse 1] Suitcase Two […]

Hopsin – Ill Mind Of Hopsin 9

[Pre-Chorus] Our lives could’a been so good But momma had to fuck it all up And now your daddy doesn’t fuck with your momma No, daddy doesn’t fuck with your momma All together, come on [Chorus] Our lives could’a been so good But momma had to fuck it all up And that’s why daddy doesn’t […]

Drake Calls For “Free Meek Mill” During Show in Australia

Tweet Share Drake joins the long list of rappers who are calling for Meek Mill freedom from prison. The 6 God is currently touring in Australia and during his show in Melbourne on Saturday night, he paused for a few seconds to support the “Free Meek Mill” movement. We all know the history of Drake […]