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  • Would China & Russia Attack Hawaii?

    Feb 07, 2023. | By Will Hurd

    The short answer is: Not in the near future. The long answer is: It’s something we should be actively gameplanning for. Both China and Russia have been expanding their military capabilities in the broader Indo-Pacific region. U.S. military leaders have repeatedly warned about the potential for Chinese Communist Party (CCP)-directed aggression in the Indo-Pacific and our Japanese allies have warned of an attack on Hawaii.

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  • Will China Invade Taiwan?

    Jun 30, 2022. | By Will Hurd

    Yes. China will invade Taiwan. Several assessments by intelligence organizations around the world suggest it will likely happen by the middle of the 2030s. Which means the United States and our allies don't have much time to ensure their is an alliance in place to help Taiwan be prepared to prevent the Chinese Communist Party from coming across the Taiwan Strait.

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  • What USA Foreign Policy Should Be

    Feb 01, 2022. | By Will Hurd

    Most people would be shocked to learn that Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Donald Trump and Joe Biden have something in common. The thing they have in common is that when the National Security Council of each of these presidents were required to submit to Congress a National Security Strategy for the United States -- a document which defined USA foreign policy – they were all based on the same national interests. 

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  • The New Cold War with the Chinese Government

    Dec 20, 2021. | By Will Hurd

    The Geopolitical Struggle for Global Leadership in Advanced Technology will determine whether the 21st Century Stays the American Century

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  • What If The Cuban Missile Crisis Went Hot?

    Oct 25, 2021. | By Will Hurd

    In 1962, during the Cuban Missile Crisis the world came the closest in human history to a nuclear war. There are useful lessons from this Cold War period, when nuclear missiles were being transported on Soviet ships to support Fidel Castro's Cuban revolution, that aren’t being applied to relevant situations in the world right now. During those 13+ days beginning on 27 October 1962 when the U.S. became aware of the presence in Cuba of Soviet missiles that could strike any city in America:

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  • Foreign Policy is Not Foreign

    Sep 27, 2021. | By Will Hurd

    The Haitian Immigrant Crisis on our Southern border is a reminder that foreign policy is not foreign. This current crisis is a bit different from previous ones originating from Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, because in this case you have nationals from one country (the Haitians) attempting to come to the United States from another country (Chile, Columbia, Panama), where they have been living for many years. One commonality with this current crisis and the others is that it’s the drug cartels’ human smuggling networks that are lying to vulnerable and desperate people and moving them over thousands of oftentimes treacherous miles. 

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