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Hear what may be behind the tragedy of 10 American sailors lost at sea in the Southeast Pacific waters. While given scant attention in mainstream media sources, concern has been expressed by top United States Navy leaders that the collision between U.S. destroyer USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker was intentional.
This is the second hit at sea in just two (2) months in which American warships attached to the Seventh Fleet have suffered collisions. The Seventh Fleet serves more than 124 million square kilometers, stretching from the International Date Line to the India/Pakistan border; and from the Kuril Islands in the North to the Antarctic in the South, encompassing 36 maritime countries and 50% of the world’s population, including: China, Russia, India, North Korea, and the Republic of Korea. The USS McCain had just carried out “freedom of navigation operations” in the South China Sea before the collision occurred. [See: http://www.c7f.navy.mil/Portals/8/documents/7thFleetTwoPagerFactsheet.pdf?ver=2016-01-27-061248-087 and http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/aug/21/john-richardson-uss-john-s-mccain-oil-tanker-colli/ ]
On President Trump’s new policy to advance victory for America’s longest war, hear Major General Paul Vallely, U.S. Army (ret), a former intelligence officer as well as an operations officer in Special Operations who has also served in the Middle East, address the “path forward” to winning in Afghanistan against the forces of Islamic terrorism.
The Major General answers the all-important question: Is the President right to pursue a win in Afghanistan to avoid something worse than another 9/11?
Special Forces personnel have said President Trump’s speech is what they “wanted to hear.” Listen in as the Major General and I discuss President Trump’s loosening up of the Rules of Engagement, ROEs, to make it possible for commanders in the field to actually make decisions in real time on the battlefield to strike and kill enemy targets.
The President’s speech makes clear he is a different kind of president. He wants to win in Afghanistan. Unlike President Bush, the United States will not pursue nation-building and unlike both Presidents Bush and Obama, President Trump will not run a politically correct war using America’s highly trained military personnel to adhere to a set of ROEs that get America’s fighting force maimed or killed. This President will not inhibit “wartime commanders and frontline soldiers” from defeating the enemy to achieve a victory. [See: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/21/world/asia/trump-speech-afghanistan.html?mcubz=3 ]
Also, hear Major General Vallely’s response to comments by the President that Pakistan must “change immediately” by refusing safe haven to terrorists and “demonstrate its commitment to civilization, order, and to peace.”
And learn too of NATO’s decision to back President Trump’s decision to win in Afghanistan against the enemies of the Western world that seek a global caliphate through Islamic supremacism.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg indicated that he was encouraged by the “new U.S. strategy” and understands this will require more troops and funding from America’s NATO partners. [See: http://www.newsmax.com/Headline/nato-trump/2017/08/22/id/808976/ ]
And learn more on the recent legislation signed by President Trump. It imposes sanctions on individuals and entities that are serving the Islamic Republic of Iran’s ballistic missile program and other destabilizing activities. Learn more on Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, signed into law on August 02 by the President.
Also, this broadcast addresses the vicious, misguided attacks from the Left against President Trump regarding the protests and rioting in Charlottesville, South Carolina. Consider the President’s words from the start: He asked that the “American family” have “love for all of its people.” Hear the President in his own words and learn more.
Were the riots a set-up for a race war? Members of the police department in Charlottesville are suggesting it was a “set-up” to further the agenda of the Left. Police have suggested they wanted to do their job and keep the peace, but were told to “stand down.” [See: http://clashdaily.com/2017/08/yo-cnn-fresh-evidence-suggests-charlottesville-total-set/ ]
Moreover, consider the President’s request during his speech on Afghanistan. He asked that the people of the United States “find the courage to heal our divisions within,” and make a simple promise to the “men and women we ask to fight in our name,” that we renew the bonds of “love and loyalty that unite us together as one.” [See: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/21/world/asia/trump-speech-afghanistan.html?mcubz=3 ]
Pray for the wisdom and strength of the President and his administration as the United States takes the fight to the enemies of the Judeo-Christian civilization – the people of the United States, Israel and the rest of the Western world.