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Colonel Jim Waurishuk, USAF (Ret.)

Jim Waurishuk is a retired USAF Colonel, serving nearly 30-years as a career senior intelligence and political-military affairs officer and special mission intelligence officer with expertise in strategic intelligence, international strategic studies and policy, and asymmetric warfare. He served combat and combat-support tours in Grenada, Panama, Iraq, and Afghanistan, as well as on numerous special operations and special mission intelligence contingencies in Central America, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia and Africa. He served as a special mission intelligence officer assigned to multiple Joint Special Operations units, and with the CIA’s Asymmetric Warfare Task Force, as well as in international and foreign advisory positions. He served as Deputy Director for Intelligence for U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) during the peak years of the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and the Global War on Terrorism. He is a former White House National Security Council staffer and a former Distinguished Senior Fellow with the Atlantic Council, Washington, D.C. He currently provides advisory and consulting services on national security, international strategic policy and strategy matters for the private sector, media groups and outlets, and to political entities, forums, and political candidates. He provides regular commentary and opinion to national and local TV, radio networks, and both print and online publications, as well as speaking engagements to business, political, civic and private community groups in the areas of national security -- focusing international strategic policy, strategic engagement, strategic intelligence, special mission intelligence and operations, counter-terrorism, and asymmetric conflict. He has served as a senior advisor to the Commander U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), and is Vice President of the Special Ops-OPSEC, which provides strategic and operational security analysis and assessments, and strategic planning to governmental and private entities, as well as media organizations on national security issues, policy, and processes.

President Trump Tells NATO Leaders… “pay your fair share”

Leaders of the NATO military alliance gathered in Brussels to meet President Donald Trump for what the U.S. says would be "very tough" talks. President...

Damaging Leaks Continue out of the U.S. Intelligence Community

Leaks continue out of the U.S. Intelligence Community and now beginning to be detrimental and damaging to both operations and with U.S. and allied...

Shadow Government, Slow-motion maneuvering, and the ongoing Silent Coup

From the beginning many Republicans, both Establishment and Conservatives, if not most, were non-supportive, and in fact were totally against the candidacy of Donald...

Trump’s Israel Visit: Multiple Key Issues Including a Palestinian Deal

As President Trump began a two-day visit to Israel on Monday with what amounted to a blunt assessment for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: If...

U.S. – Saudi Arabia Agree to the Largest Single Arms Deal in U.S. History

The United States and Saudi Arabia have agreed to a $110 billion arms deal, the largest in American history as part of a major...

Trump Pivots To Center-Stage With Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

President Donald Trump arrived in Saudi Arabia today on a special visit. It is his first foreign trip since he took office on January...

Naming of a Special Counsel, how to Proceed and the Subsequent Consequences

This week’s surprise appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as Special Counsel by the Trump administration -- to oversee the previously-confirmed FBI investigation...

The U.S. Intelligence Community’s Contrived Intelligence Assessment

So, back in January 2017, our U.S. Intelligence Community (IC) issued an “Intelligence Community Assessment” (ICA) that found that Russia deliberately interfered in the...
The Washington (National Enquirer) Post - America Out Loud

The Washington (National Enquirer) Post

Apparently, word now is that former Obama administration operatives within the intelligence community, also known as the “Deep State,” supposedly concerned that President Trump...
Obama sought NSA Intelligence on thousands of Americans prior to the 2016 Election

Obama sought NSA Intelligence on thousands of Americans prior to the 2016 Election

Those who have read my previous accounts of the ongoing investigation by the U.S. House Committee on Intelligence’s investigation of surveillance, unmasking and leaking...
Turkish Air Strikes Target U.S.-backed Peshmerga Forces Fighting the Islamic State inside Syria and Iraq 2

Turkish Air Strikes Target U.S.-backed Peshmerga Forces Fighting the Islamic State inside Syria and Iraq

The Turkish military launched a series of air strikes this early this morning against U.S.-backed forces fighting the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq...
North Korea’s Nuclear Gamble – a game of cards vs. the art of the deal

North Korea’s Nuclear Gamble – a game of cards vs. the art of the deal

Since the end of the Cold War, the paradox and perception of North Korea by the United States has been that of both a...
The Real Trump Doctrine

The Real Trump Doctrine

During his campaign for the White House, Donald Trump made a series of hardline promises and took a series of extreme positions, particularly on...
U.S. Resolve and Options for Effective Leadership Change in Syria

U.S. Resolve and Options for Effective Leadership Change in Syria

President Trump’s national security adviser on Sunday signaled a shift in the administration’s stance toward Syria, which now includes possible regime change, as Russia...
Rep Devin Nunes: House Intelligence Committee Chair temporarily steps aside from Russia probe 1

Rep Devin Nunes: House Intelligence Committee Chair temporarily steps aside from Russia probe

So in the latest twist in the ongoing controversy over President Donald Trump’s alleged ties to Russia, the head of the congressional committee investigating...
Spygate – Obama’s Political Abuse and Weaponizing of America’s Intelligence Capability

Spygate – Obama’s Political Abuse and Weaponizing of America’s Intelligence Capability

While former National Security Advisor Susan Rice tried to both obstruct and obfuscate her actual involvement in directing and ordering the unmasking of an...
Key Source of National Security Leaks Identified – the DOJ’s Chief of Counter Intelligence 2

Key Source of National Security Leaks Identified – the DOJ’s Chief of Counter Intelligence

Late last night we learned that Obama holdover Mr. David Laufman is the primary source of the national security. Laufman, is Chief of Counterintelligence,...
Nunes and Schiff: The Lone Ranger vs Marie Antoinette

Nunes and Schiff: The Lone Ranger vs Marie Antoinette

As we continue to follow, analyze, and report the ongoing U.S. House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) investigation of the Obama administration’s illegal...
NSC Officials Coordinated with Chairman Nunes – not an unusual process …

NSC Officials Coordinated with Chairman Nunes – not an unusual process …

The two NSC officials who provided intelligence to House Permanent Select Intelligence Committee Chairman Congressman Devin Nunes are Ezra Cohen-Watnick, the senior director for...
Former Obama Deputy Asst Sec of Defense for Russia- Ukraine- Eurasia, Evelyn Farkas Inadvertently Confesses to Trump Surveillance

Former Obama Deputy Asst Sec of Defense for Russia- Ukraine- Eurasia, Evelyn Farkas Inadvertently Confesses to Trump Surveillance

What has been apparently missed until the last several days is the fact that a former Obama senior defense official has acknowledged that the...
Why Chairman Nunes made the Right Decision to Review White House Highly Classified Information

Why Chairman Nunes made the Right Decision to Review White House Highly Classified Information

Political-left activists and elitists, the left-wing mainstream media, and the Democrat House and Senate leadership are in the mists of yet another political assassination...
The Now Closed Door Intelligence Committee Hearings and the Forthcoming Smoking Gun

The Now Closed Door Intelligence Committee Hearings and the Forthcoming Smoking Gun

Documents to be released shortly will more than likely expose criminal spying by the Obama administration. Today will likely be the day the onus...
Why the Obama administration’s “unmasking” Americans and “leaking” of Intel, are acts of political warfare & impetus for a Constitutional Crisis

Why the Obama administration’s “unmasking” Americans and “leaking” of Intel, are acts of political warfare & impetus for a...

Let me first clear the table a bit here and make it clear that the narrative about Russia and Trump are pure BS! As I...
Trump’s Military Strategists & Commanders Expand and Expedite Military to Destroy ISIS Once and for All 2

Trump’s Military Strategists & Commanders Expand and Expedite Military to Destroy ISIS Once and for All

Upon taking office on January 20th and before his Secretary of Defense designate retired four-star General James Mattis was confirmed by the U.S. Senate,...
Is the Tide Turning on the Democrats False Claim of Trump’s Collusion with Russia?

Is the Tide Turning on the Democrats False Claim of Trump’s Collusion with Russia?

So what’s really going on? What’s really at play? And what is at stake? Certainly a number of issues in a multiple-level, multi-dimensional game...
Obama’s Determination, Persistence and Obsession to Take-down President Trump is Perhaps Illegal & Endless

Obama’s Determination, Persistence and Obsession to Take-down President Trump is Perhaps Illegal & Endless

As I looked for and pondered further leads and veins of information and reporting in the dark hours just before dawn this morning, I...
Obama Rogue Intelligence Operative Revealed & Resigns to Avoid Working Within Trump Intelligence Community

Obama Rogue Intelligence Operative Revealed & Resigns to Avoid Working Within Trump Intelligence Community

A little over a week ago, former CIA analyst Edward Price, became a media darling after the Washington Post (February 20th) published his op-ed...
Obama's Sinister Gang of Rogue Intelligence Appointees Repeatedly Broke the Law to take-out Gen Flynn

Obama’s Sinister Gang of Rogue Intelligence Appointees Repeatedly Broke the Law to take-out Gen Flynn

So what was going on between the two camps – outgoing Obama administration and the incoming Trump team, during the Presidential Transition period from...
The Consequences for America are Greater than their Motives

The Consequences for America are Greater than their Motives

Too much highly classified information and Intelligence processes capabilities are being leaked in troves. Our adversaries and enemies are reacting, adjusting and changing their...
In the Aftermath – Lt General Mike Flynn, USA

In the Aftermath – Lt General Mike Flynn, USA

Who pulled the National Security Agency tapes (on Mike Flynn), i.e. his phone call with the Russian Ambassador? This validates that Private citizens now...
Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States - Trump’s Delayed Immigration Policy 1

Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States – Trump’s Delayed Immigration Policy

Over the last 10 days, American citizens have been bombarded once again with “fake news”, disinformation, and outright lies, stating that there has never...
Playing Politics with the Safety and Security of Americans is Reprehensible 1

Playing Politics with the Safety and Security of Americans is Reprehensible

I’d like to take the opportunity to both address the President’s Executive Order (EXECUTIVE ORDER: PROTECTING THE NATION FROM FOREIGN TERRORIST ENTRY INTO THE...
Responsibilities and Actions with Regard to Enhanced Interrogation ...

Responsibilities and Actions with Regard to Enhanced Interrogation …

So the debate battle has resurfaced again on the issue over the use of Enhanced Interrogation against terrorists. Underneath all of the intrigue of...
President Trump’s Visit & Real Message at CIA

President Trump’s Visit & Real Message at CIA

While much of the mainstream media, including Fox News, once again misinterpreted the purpose and intent, saying President Trump’s visit to Central Intelligence Agency...
Fake News and now “Fake Intelligence” Destroy Credibility of Mainstream Media and Anti-Trump Politicos

Fake News and now “Fake Intelligence” Destroy Credibility of Mainstream Media and Anti-Trump Politicos

In perhaps one of the biggest media and government affairs scandals of the current Election/post-Election season, and its phony accusations against President-Elect Donald Trump...
Info War on Russian Hacking

Info War on Russian Hacking

Russian espionage and hacking of U.S. organizations, businesses, government, or military operations has been going on for decades, and has been widely reported for...
Obama’s Secret Effort For His Final Betrayal of Israel

Obama’s Secret Effort For His Final Betrayal of Israel

In August 1979, then-U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Andrew Young was fired by President Carter for meeting secretly with Zehdi Terzi, the UN...
The last person Putin wanted to see leading the U.S. is Donald Trump

The last person Putin wanted to see leading the U.S. is Donald Trump

Despite the so-called hacking attempts to try to influence the results, I don’t believe Russia successfully interfered in the U.S. election in November. While...
Trump Takes Call from Taiwan President – the Mainstream Media and the Democrats’ Apoplectic Reaction and Impact

Trump Takes Call from Taiwan President – the Mainstream Media and the Democrats’ Apoplectic Reaction and Impact

The reality is, this is really much to do about nothing for the U.S.   The less than 10-minute telephone call with Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen...
What Castro’s Death Means for Cuba and the U.S.

What Castro’s Death Means for Cuba and the U.S.

The much anticipated but still surprising death of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro at 90 has sparked celebrations in Miami, condolences from Russia and Obama,...
A Veterans Day Message

A Veterans Day Message

Today we recognize our veterans for their unwavering service to America. Across this great country and throughout the world … Americans will pause today...
Potential Terror Threat to U.S. Elections

Potential Terror Threat to U.S. Elections

According to various news sources, and more specifically, CBS News reported on Friday that U.S. intelligence has alerted FBI terrorism task forces in three...
Hillary Clinton - What Goes Around Comes Around and Why Russia is not in the Mix

Hillary Clinton – What Goes Around Comes Around and Why Russia is not in the Mix

Here's why the Mainstream Media, Hillary Clinton's campaign, the Democrat Party, the White House, and most of the facts checking organizations, which is heavily...
The Relevance and Impact of WikiLeaks in this Election

The Relevance and Impact of WikiLeaks in this Election

The last person Putin and the Russians want as President of the U.S. is Trump. They want Hillary that is clear and anyone with...
campaigntrumpsupporters

The Left’s Campaign to Demoralize & Defeat Trump Supporters

The Clinton Campaign, the White House, the Democrat National Committee, Establishment/Never Trump Republicans, and the majority of mainstream media (MSM) are in total synch...
Consider this in your Voting Decision-Making Process

Consider this in your Voting Decision-Making Process

Something important to consider about Donald J. Trump. When thinking about and deciding on your vote -- be it by absentee ballot, early voting,...
Stop calling them 'Lone Wolves' - They are Islamist Purists 2

Stop calling them ‘Lone Wolves’ – They are Islamist Purists

Throughout the various network news coverage on the major mainstream media and cable outlets Sunday morning, we once again continued to hear the term...
Make this 9/11 Anniversary a Call to Action America

Make this 9/11 Anniversary a Call to Action America

Sunday makes a solemn day for me. It has been fifteen (15) years since September 11, 2001. I was assigned to and serving in...
So is there a Plan for Winning the War? If so What is it? If not What are the Consequences?

So is there a Plan for Winning the War? If so What is it? If not What are the...

Does anyone in the Obama administration recognize that we are at war? And... that it's about to get a whole lot uglier? In recent weeks, while...
Muslim Parents - Political Props Made for TV Political Exhibition

Muslim Parents – Political Props Made for TV Political Exhibition

During last week’s Democrat National Convention there was one speaking engagement that was the epitome of mockery and hypocrisy. As a retired military officer...
Some Shivering Thoughts Over Hillary Clinton's VP Pick Tim Kaine

Some Shivering Thoughts Over Hillary Clinton’s VP Pick Tim Kaine

Presumptive Democratic Party nominee Hillary Clinton selected Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate last week. The announcement, made in advance...
Another False Narrative Spin in the No-Spin Zone

Another False Narrative Spin in the No-Spin Zone

In the wake of yet another brutal and deadly attack in France by radical Islam, Mrs. Clinton took it upon herself to call into...
Hillary Clinton Lied - FBI Director Comey Said So ... 2

Hillary Clinton Lied – FBI Director Comey Said So …

So despite what FBI Director James Comey stated in his press conference on Monday and later what he testified before Congress on Thursday, we...
What Will We Discover in the House Select Committee’s Official Benghazi Report? 1

What Will We Discover in the House Select Committee’s Official Benghazi Report?

As Americans, some, if not many, patiently await the findings from the final Benghazi report, just released this morning by the Select Committee on Benghazi,...
Globalist World Government Jolted

Globalist World Government Jolted

British voters chose to “leave” the Socialist European Union defying the polls — and President Barack Obama, who had urged Britain to remain in...
Reality & America’s future – a strategic perspective 1

Reality & America’s future – a strategic perspective

To stop this onslaught, three strategic decisions MUST be made and demanded by all Americans:  1 | Barack Obama must resign – NOW!  We are no longer...
What Events and the Aftermath in Orlando Demand 1

What Events and the Aftermath in Orlando Demand

Obama must declare war, drop political correctness and save lives. We are losing the war on terror … We have not implemented a coherent strategic policy...
Memorial Day’s Meaning - The History

Memorial Day’s Meaning – The History

Another Memorial Day is upon us. For all of us, Memorial Day has meaning. For altogether too many Americans, it is a three-day weekend...
President Obama's Hidden Scandal Part II: U.S. Citizens Must Be Informed!

President Obama’s Hidden Scandal Part II: U.S. Citizens Must Be Informed!

Americans need to be further aware that like other scandals within the administration, the liberal mainstream media establishment is covering up the scandal and...
President Obama's Hidden Scandal Part I: The Muslim Refugee Crisis Corruption Exposed 2

President Obama’s Hidden Scandal Part I: The Muslim Refugee Crisis Corruption Exposed

Nearly 5-million Syrians have fled their homeland amid a brutal civil war. But many Middle Eastern countries have refused to accept refugees, putting the...
Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy Speech – America First

Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy Speech – America First

Mr. Trump’s speech today was both well done, in fact phenomenal, and was a reversal back to the more conservative, rational, and focused approach...
Islam-inspired Terrorism and a Desperate Need for Resolve

Islam-inspired Terrorism and a Desperate Need for Resolve

So we once again, received another lesson in radical Islam-inspired terrorism. This time in Brussels. What have we done? Nothing. What have we learned?...
Syria; Russia’s Reduction in Place, not Withdrawal

Syria; Russia’s Reduction in Place, not Withdrawal

Those believing Russia is withdrawing from Syria, well you’ve be duped by Russia propaganda. What you are hearing and perhaps witnessing is a reduction,...
Countering Obama’s Argument for Closing Guantanamo

Countering Obama’s Argument for Closing Guantanamo

First and foremost, the simple argument that Guantanamo (GTMO) is the number one recruitment tool for radical Islam is false. The Intelligence community does...
All Americans need to know: Special Access Programs (SAPs) and Hillary Clinton

All Americans need to know: Special Access Programs (SAPs) and Hillary Clinton

Here is what I can personally say about Special Access Programs (SAP’s), their criticality, impact, and potential consequences, as a result of leak or...
Iran releases American hostages in exchange for Iranian spies and criminals

Iran releases American hostages in exchange for Iranian spies and criminals

Negotiating from a position of weakness -- Iran releases American hostages in exchange for Iranian spies and criminals - Five Americans hostages imprisoned on concocted...
Special Ops Forces To Fight IS – Announcement Nothing More Than Obama Media Theatrics

Special Ops Forces To Fight IS – Announcement Nothing More Than Obama Media Theatrics

The U.S. Secretary of Defense (SecDef) Ashton Carter further noted that deploying a specialized Special Ops Force that will "over time" conduct raids in Iraq...
The U.S. Middle East Policy of “Strategic Ambiguity” and Russia’s Take Charge Approach

The U.S. Middle East Policy of “Strategic Ambiguity” and Russia’s Take Charge Approach

Obama’s last ditch efforts to beef up its military response in the Middle East smack of fear as the desire to avoid entanglements once...
Game Changer - Obama relinquishes the Middle East to Russia

Game Changer – Obama relinquishes the Middle East to Russia

We are witnessing the most significant shift in the Middle East strategic balance since the post-WWII era. Vladimir Putin asserts that is difficult to defeat...