President Trump deploys a carrier strike group and bomber task force to the Middle East in response to undisclosed “escalatory” actions by Iran. National Security Advisor John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo say the U.S. will punish the Iranian regime with “unrelenting force” for hostile actions by proxy groups they support, like Hezbollah. Are we on the cusp of war or is this the only way to prevent a fight with a “dominance-based society” like the Islamic Republic of Iran?
Bill took a visit to a US Navy ship earlier this week and had a great conversation with the Admiral and Squadron Commander. Many concerns were voiced. For example, since Congress cannot come up with a budget, the Navy has had to outsource the reparation of its fleet to the private sector using three month […]