18 April 2019 – U.S. Secretary of State Slammed

North Korea has called for US secretary of state Mike Pompeo to be removed from nuclear talks because of his “reckless” and “immature” behavior, according to reports. The official KCNA news agency quoted Kwon Jong-gun, a senior foreign ministry official, as accusing Mr Pompeo of “fabricating stories like a fiction writer.” https://kcnawatch.org/newstream/ Kwon concludes:…

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30 March 2019 – “Tweeting Trump injects White House into SEAL war crimes case”

https://www.navytimes.com/news/your-navy/2019/03/30/tweeting-trump-injects-white-house-into-seal-war-crimes-case/ With a Saturday morning Twitter message, President Donald J. Trump ordered the Navy to modify the detention of Special Warfare Operator Chief Edward “Eddie” Gallagher, who is behind bars awaiting a court-martial trial in San Diego for allegedly stabbing to death an Islamic State prisoner. “In honor of his…


19 February 2019 – Space Policy Directive-4

https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/text-space-policy-directive-4-establishment-united-states-space-force/ (a) The term “United States Space Force” refers to a new branch of the United States Armed Forces to be initially placed by statute within the Department of the Air Force. ***** Sec. 7. Associated Elements. (a) A Unified Combatant Command for space, to be known as the United…


15 February 2019 – National Emergency Authority

(United States. Navy Dept. Bureau of Navigation. [1941] https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc495/) “It’s so much money, I don’t know what to do with it … But on the wall, they skimped…I could do the wall over a longer period of time, I didn’t need to do this, but I’d rather do it faster. I…


6 February 2019 – New Mexico governor withdraws National Guard from the border, slams Trump’s ‘charade’

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/new-mexico-governor-withdraws-national-guard-border-slams-trump-s-n968336 The governor of New Mexico ordered the state’s National Guard to withdraw a majority of its troops from the southern border, slamming what she called President Donald Trump’s “charade” shortly before his State of the Union address on Tuesday.


4 January 2019 – Can The President Declare A National Emergency For The DoD To Build A Border Wall?

https://www-m.cnn.com/2019/01/04/politics/trump-border-wall-national-emergency-declaration/index.html?r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2F And see: 10 U.S.C. 2808 https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/10/2808 And see 10 U.S.C 284 https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/10/284 And see 10 U.S.C 331-334 https://policy.defense.gov/portals/11/documents/hdasa/references/insurrection_act.pdf Sent from my iPhone



26 November 2018 – “Was Tear Gas Use at US-Mexico Border a Violation of Conventions on Chemical Weapons?”

https://freebeacon.com/national-security/dem-senator-tear-gas-use-at-us-mexico-border-a-violation-of-conventions-on-chemical-weapons/  NO. NOTE: The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, “Article II. Definitions and Criteria.” at Paragraph 9,“Purposes Not Prohibited Under this Convention”, subparagraph (d) specified “Law enforcement including domestic riot control purposes.” https://www.opcw.org/chemical-weapons-convention/articles/article-ii-definitions-and-criteria Aside from this being a defense support to civil authorities (DSCA) mission in support of…


21 – 26 November 2018 – White House approves use of force, some law enforcement roles for border troops

  https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2018/11/21/white-house-approves-use-of-force-some-law-enforcement-roles-for-border-troops/ and see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gej9FfbSAi4 Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Instruction 3121.01B, Standing Rules of Engagement (SROE)/Standing Rules for the Use of Force (SRUF) for U.S. Forces, dated 13 June 2005 are the result of a review and revision of the previous 2000 and 1994 editions. They provide…