Posts Tagged ‘National Security’

ISIS threat: Americans are passengers on Titanic with Obama at helm

September 22nd, 2014

By Lt. Col. James G. Zumwalt (ret.), James Zumwalt Published September 22, 2014| President Obama’s recent speech on how to defeat the terrorist group ISIS — as America faces the greatest threat in its history — represented “one small step for man” but no “giant leap for mankind” in attacking the source of the problem. Secretary of

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ISIS “Bone’s Connected to the…”

September 21st, 2014

More than six decades after first hearing it, the author remembers the anatomical connections taught by the spiritual song: “The toe bone’s connected to the foot bone, “The foot bone’s connected to the ankle bone, “The ankle bone’s connected to the leg bone,” etc… As with bones, connections in life can be made. One need

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America Need Heed Britain’s Dying Canary

September 15th, 2014

Years ago, to protect against deadly gases, coal miners carried caged canaries down into the mines. Monitored closely, the canaries served as “early warning systems.” A dead canary sent miners bolting for the exits. On August 27, conservative talk show host Sean Hannity’s interview with British-born Muslim extremist/Imam Anjem Choudary provided viewers with a “canary-in-the-mine”

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“‘The Reality from Obama’s Fairway’: 9/11 Terrorist Threat Attacks Increase”

September 12th, 2014

By James Zumwalt, Special for USDR As another 9/11 anniversary date arrives, anxiety levels for those in law enforcement and the intelligence community increase. Islamic terrorists attach a great deal of symbolism to certain dates and events–9/11 is definitely one of them. One sign an attack may be imminent is increased communications among terrorists. Such

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Iraq’s Serengeti Killers

September 9th, 2014

by LT. COLONEL JAMES G. ZUMWALT, USMC (RET) Nature films of the lion’s predatory life on the African Serengeti are most captivating. Viewers gain an appreciation for the animal’s killing instincts-one somewhat tempered by the horror also visible in the eyes of its prey. Nature has armed the lion with a number of traits to

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Groundhog Day, The Movie, Brought to us by Obama

September 3rd, 2014

By James G. Zumwalt In the 1993 comedy movie “Groundhog Day,” Bill Murray played a television weatherman sent to cover the annual Groundhog Day event in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. However, he awakens each morning to find himself in a time loop, repeating the same day again and again.For six years now, Americans have experienced a similar

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Foley Died and Obama Lied

August 27th, 2014

By James G. Zumwalt President Obama broke away long enough from his vacation to issue a statement after the August 19th beheading of journalist Jim Foley. Declaring it to be a terrorist attack against the U.S., he exercised extremely bad form-undermining the seriousness of the incident-by rushing back to play golf. Interestingly, England’s Prime Minister

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What Future Anthropologists will Say about Us

August 26th, 2014

By James G. Zumwalt Recent news stories reveal a frightening theme emerging. In Iraq and Syria, Islamic terrorist group ISIS expands its borders, unleashing brutality upon its fellow Muslims to “purify” the region of opponents. Undeterred by world opinion or the same political correctness (PC) Islam’s defenders in the U.S. raise to prevent rational discussions

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The Massacre “Not Heard Around the World”

August 15th, 2014

By James Zumwalt, Special for USDR It is one of the most flagrant atrocities in modern times. The perpetrator did not report it but, surprisingly, neither did the victim. On June 2012, a video of the incident was released. It was done so, by the perpetrator, raising the question as to why. It was March 1988; the

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Even A “Do Nothing” Foreign Policy Eventually Can Be Right

August 1st, 2014

By James ZumwaltIf a U.S. President embraces a “Do Nothing” foreign policy long enough, inaction might eventually prove to be the right course. It has only taken five years and close to 200 rounds of golf in office for President Obama to do it, but his inaction in Iraq to date following significant ISIS ground

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