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Another Week; Another Missile Test: Inching Toward a Freeze – With Eyes Wide Shut? May 25, 2017 — On January 20, North Korea became the responsibility of the new Trump administration. After eight years of “strategic patience,” North Korea, as President Obama advised his successor, now poses the greatest threat to the security of the United States. MORE

Tommy Luginbill @ Grey Matter [MD5 Podcast] May 8, 2017 — An MD5 podcast with Tommy Luginbill, Director of the Entrepreneur and Innovation Institute at the College of Southern Maryland and Chairman of Grey Matter, to learn about his work, company, and tech transfer. MORE

Tell-Tale MRAPS May 2, 2017 — A recent article in the Washington Free Beacon, “Biden Used False Data to Smear Marine Corps over Armored Vehicle Request from Iraq,” gets the story wrong on the Mine-Resistant, Ambush-Protected (MRAP) vehicles used to protect servicemen in Iraq and Afghanistan. The April 24, 2017 article by Bill Gertz, a seasoned national security reporter, accomplishes the rare feat of politicizing a bipartisan issue; blackguarding both parties erroneously; and unnecessarily embarrassing Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis. MORE