Lawsuit Filed Against Fox News Over Seth Rich Conspiracy Theory

Murder in DC, millionaires and fabricated news stories; on paper it sounds like a great thriller script.   Unfortunately, this scenario may not be far from reality; last Tuesday, former detective and paid Fox News commentator Rod Wheeler filed a lawsuit against the network regarding a story Fox published, then…

The State of Cybersecurity

The United States faces a crossroads with cybersecurity, the question being whether it should seriously invest in cyber infrastructure or continue postponing serious action until something disastrous happens.   U.S. intelligence agencies agree Russian agents attempted to interfere with last year’s presidential election through hacking. But Moscow’s meddling in 2016…

What You Need to Know Before the G-20 Summit

President Donald Trump heads to Germany for the 2017 G20 summit in Hamburg this Thursday, setting him up for the next diplomatic test of his young presidency.   The Group of Twenty, or G20, is a gathering of government and bank representatives from 20 of the world’s major economies who…

How the Trouble in the Balkans Affects the West

Unrest is beginning to fray the bonds of peace in the Balkan states of southeastern Europe, which could result in far-reaching consequences for the United States and its allies.   A combination of the U.S., the European Union and NATO has helped maintain order in the Balkans since the 1990s,…

Could the U.S. be Adding Another State Soon?

Puerto Ricans will head to the polls on June 11th to determine if they want their island to become a state, a vote which could be the start of a long uphill battle.   This is the fifth referendum of its kind in Puerto Rico’s history, with the previous one…

What You Need to Know Before Trump’s First Visit to Israel

President Trump will visit Israel Monday as part of his first international trip in office and what could be his first major test as a negotiator. President Trump desires to reach a final resolution in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, which has been ongoing since Israel’s founding in 1948. The Palestinians and…

The Law Behind Trump’s Monument Battle

President Trump made headlines recently by signing an executive measure ordering his interior secretary to review the designations of national monuments by past presidents.   According to Trump, the review is meant to give power back to the states and the people, saying it will end an “egregious abuse of…

Trump’s Syria Strike is the Kremlin’s Wake Up Call

The Russian president and his Kremlin cabal likely felt genuine shock when Trump ordered a hit on a Syrian airbase in retaliation to chemical attacks on civilians allegedly ordered by Bashar al-Assad, Putin’s ally. Russia called Trump’s actions “aggressive”, conveniently forgetting their own tactics in Ukraine and eastern Europe.