May 20, 2022

DOD Officials: Growing Aggression from China, North Korea Is Not Biden’s Fault

Although top Pentagon officials recognized that China and North Korea have become more aggressive than ever in recent years, they refused to say it is tied to the Biden administration’s time in office during a House Armed Services Committee hearing on Thursday. Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs Ely Ratner agreed with Rep.…

Pentagon Fires Back at Joe Biden: ‘DOD Has Been Completely Transparent’

The Pentagon responded to President-elect Joe Biden’s accusations that its leadership has been obstructing the transition process and has not been transparent with budget planning. Biden said during remarks Monday that his transition team at the Pentagon has “encountered obstruction” from the political leadership and that it needed “full visibility into the budget planning process…

Pentagon Refutes Report Claiming Chief of Staff Kash Patel Is Blocking Biden Team from Accessing DOD Officials

The Pentagon over the weekend shot down an NBC News report that claimed Defense Secretary Chief of Staff Kash Patel has been blocking the Biden transition team from requested access to Pentagon officials and documents. NBC News reported Friday that Patel was “blocking some career officials and experts from giving information about key defense issues to…

Coronavirus Exposure Rocks Trump’s New Leadership Team At DoD

A number of senior Department of Defense (DoD) officials including Acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller were exposed to coronavirus following a meeting with a foreign diplomat this week, and one official has tested positive. Retired Army Brigadier General Anthony Tata, the Defense official performing the duties of Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, tested positive…

‘Decapitations’ at DOD: ‘A Purge,’ ‘A Coup’ or Something Else?

The dismissals have been called ‘nefarious,’ a ‘purge,’ a ‘dangerous day’ and Trump ‘burning down’ the Defense Department.Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller waits for the arrival of Minister of National Defence of Lithuania Raimundas Karoblis November 13, 2020 at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)Hawks are screeching about a…

Sec. of Defense Mattis Sent DoD Employees a Letter Right After Swearing In — ‘Mad Dog’ Means Business

Secretary of Defense Gen. James Mattis wasted no time in asserting his leadership after he was overwhelmingly confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Friday. Almost immediately after his swearing-in, Mattis sent a letter to DoD employees, showcasing his legendary command style as he prepares to head the Pentagon. “It’s good to be back and I’m grateful […]

DOD Altered Intel to Make Obama’s War Against Islamic State Look Better

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A congressional task force created by three Republican-led House panels has confirmed allegations that senior U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) leaders manipulated intelligence assessments in 2014 and 2015 to make it appear that President Barack Obama is winning the war against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL). CENTCOM is in charge of the U.S.-led war […]

Pentagon Has Been Preparing For Mass Civil Breakdown

A US Department of Defense (DoD) research programme is funding universities to model the dynamics, risks and tipping points for large-scale civil unrest across the world, under the supervision of various US military agencies. The multi-million dollar programme is designed to develop immediate and long-term “warfighter-relevant insights” for senior officials and decision makers in “the […]

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