Middle East Uprising – Israel launches strikes against Iran military installations throughout Syria causing major damage. Hamas plans to breach the border with 100,000 people as Israel celebrates its independence and recognizes the United States Embassy in Jerusalem, will Israel use all force necessary to repel this invasion? Is this conflict ready to explode as it is becoming a powder keg? Five senior leaders of ISIS were captured in a joint operation involving U.S. and Iraqi forces. Ilana Freedman and Jim McCay provide analysis are these developing stories.
Morality at the CIA – The nomination of Gina Haspel as director of the Central intelligence agency has been delayed by partisan politics at a very critical time in the security of the United States and the world. Senators questioning Ms. Haspel about enhanced interrogation have challenged her moral character–perhaps we provide these good folks with a mirror? How do you fight evil and gain the knowledge needed to protect against future attacks against terrorists who have zero moral character and who stoop to any level to kill innocent people? Dr James Mitchell was there at the crux of this program – he has an interesting take on these matters!
Iran Deal, North Korea Moves Forward – President Trump withdrew from the Iranian nuclear deal as promised during his campaign saying this was a bad deal. Iran says it is ready to restart the nuclear program on an “industrial scale” in the wake of this decision. Putin and Merkel reaffirm importance of keeping Iran deal — There is a great deal of posturing from Europe to work out an arrangement with Iran – another deal perhaps? Key developments from Kim Jong-un in releasing the American hostages and the announcements to invite media to celebrate the dismantling of the nuclear sites – Peace on the Korean Peninsula ?!? Trump attorney Michael Cohen selling access to Trump – what gives here? Col Jim Waurishuk and Ava Armstrong take a strategic look at these important developments.
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