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Opinion: What Exactly IS a Coup d’Etat?

As we gingerly rolled out of our beds earlier this week and reached for our phones, we found the hashtag #coup trending on Twitter and discussions of a potential American coup d’etat viral across social media. A coup d’etat is the illegal overthrow of an existing government. Most coups d’etat are run by aspiring dictators or political and

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Rules of Engagement

The term “Rules of Engagement” is generally considered a military expression, but certainly isn’t limited to the military. In the martial sense, it defines how and when our fighting men and women can pull the trigger, drop the bombs, or fire the torpedoes, when they come in contact with an enemy. In law enforcement the

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Donald Trump Fought the Establishment—and Won

Donald Trump won the presidency by challenging both the Republican and Democrat Party establishments. For too long, the political class of party leaders, paid consultants, lobbyists, donor-funded think tanks, and partisan media outlets ignored the concerns of millions of working- and middle-class American families. These families didn’t see themselves as Democrats or Republicans. They saw

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Terrorists are losing and peace is breaking out

It’s hard to believe that just five years ago, Americans watched in horror as ISIS gained power and territory in the Middle East and radical Islamist terrorists killed 14 Americans on U.S. soil in San Bernardino, California. Today, the ISIS caliphate is destroyed. Terrorist leaders Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and Qasem Soleimani are dead. And instead

Opinion

Opinion: Voters to Decide Military Spending Priorities This Fall

Only paying attention to media coverage, one can summarize the general election hinges solely on two issues: coronavirus and the idea — or lack thereof — “Law and Order” in our nation’s big cities. Other issues like security from foreign threats and the economy affect daily lives just as much and will remain top-of-mind on

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McSally Introduces Brandon Act to Protect Mental Health of Service members, Honor Legacy of Fallen Arizona Sailor

U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) today introduced mental health legislation in honor of fallen Arizona sailor Brandon Caserta. The Brandon Act would give service members a way to confidentially request mental health treatment without going through their chain of command. If a service member uses a select phrase, such as “Brandon Act,” they would immediately be referred

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