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Nation’s DIME 1823

Many experts have offered pessimistic views of the value in the upcoming meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on 12

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Nation’s DIME 1822

There is so much going on around the world this week: North Korea comes to Washington DC, Assad thinks his military can remove us from

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Nation’s DIME 1818

President Trump should kill the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, known as the Iranian Nuclear Deal. Reached in Vienna on 14 June 2015 between Iran

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Nation’s DIME 1817

Last week I attended the Air Refueling Systems Advisory Group (ARSAG) annual conference in Tucson Arizona. The 20 plus nations with air refueling tankers in

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Nation’s DIME 1816

Airspace over Syria became very congested and contested this past Saturday 14 April. At 4 am US, British, and French strike aircraft destroyed three targets

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Nation’s DIME 1815

All of us wait to see what President Trump will do WRT the chemical weapons attack on the suburb town of Douma near Damascus, now

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