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Is It Satire or Is It Sallyport?

[Translate] Published on May 12th, 2017 | by David Isenberg Is It Satire or Is It Sallyport? by David Isenberg An Associated Press story earlier this month regarding misconduct by employees of Sallyport turned a lot of heads in the … Continue reading

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Here And There March 16, 2017 David Isenberg

[Translate] Thu, 16 March 2017 Here And There March 16, 2017 David Isenberg President Dwight Eisenhower used his farewell Address to warn Americans about what he called “the military-industrial complex.”  65 years later, the warning still sounds prescient, even though … Continue reading

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Trump and the PISS Industry

[Translate] Published on March 1st, 2017 | by David Isenberg Trump and the PISS Industry  by David Isenberg Given his reputation as an allegedly successful businessman before being elected president, it should come as no surprise that Donald Trump favors … Continue reading

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Making American Education Great Again

[Translate] Making American Education Great Again By David Isenberg   Written in the spirit of Sinclair Lewis’s It Can’t Happen Here   With the advantage of hindsight, we should have known what was coming when President elect Donald Trump announced … Continue reading

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Trump and the Return of Private Military Contractors

[Translate] Published on January 23rd, 2017 | by David Isenberg Trump and the Return of Private Military Contractors by David Isenberg In 2005 the Marine Corps University published a paper entitled “The Professional Military Services Industry: Have We Created a … Continue reading

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Mattis and the Revolving Door

[Translate] Published on December 13th, 2016 | by David Isenberg Mattis and the Revolving Door by David Isenberg In 1953, President Dwight Eisenhower nominated former General Motors president Charles Erwin Wilson as secretary of defense. That sparked a controversy during … Continue reading

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Africa: A Goldmine for Security Contractors

[Translate] Published on November 30th, 2016 | by David Isenberg Africa: A Goldmine for Security Contractors by David Isenberg In recent years, U.S. military operations in Africa have greatly expanded. Washington has established forward operating locations (FOL) and drone bases. … Continue reading

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The Impact of Money in Politics on National Security

[Translate] Published on October 28th, 2016 | by David Isenberg The Impact of Money in Politics on National Security by David Isenberg Polling shows that an overwhelming majority of Americans, regardless of political orientation, agree that money has too much … Continue reading

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Spies-for-Hire Now at War in Syria

[Translate] Getty Kate Brannen Secret Squirrels08.09.16 1:00 AM ET Spies-for-Hire Now at War in Syria It’s not just U.S. troops battling ISIS. Now the Army is sinking millions of dollars into private intelligence contractors for the fight. Every day at … Continue reading

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Here And There July 19, 2016 with David Isenberg

[Translate] July 19, 2016 – David Isenberg Terrorist groups almost always try to leave a calling card at the scene of their crimes. If that’s not convenient, they’ll place a post-event phone call, or post an announcement on-line to stake … Continue reading

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