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Will North Korea Test Another SLBM?

Jeffrey Lewis

New satellite images show North Korea taking concrete steps to prepare for an underwater launch of a new, longer-range solid-fueled ballistic missile.

Joe Biden’s Turn

Lyrics of the week: “Rescue me Take me in your arms Rescue me I want your tender charm ‘Cause I’m lonely And I’m blue I need you And your love too Come on and rescue me” — Fontella Bass, “Rescue Me” “The river’s gonna rise Wash our struggles away The sun is gonna shine Shine …

Fancy Ass SWERVE

On Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, at 8:30 a.m. Pacific Time, the U.S. Air Force, in partnership with the Strategic Capabilities Office, conducted a flight test of a prototype conventionally-configured ground-launched ballistic missile from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.  But just what the heck did the DOD actually test? Jeffrey and team turn their analytic methods …

Trump’s Black Swan Song

Quote of the week: “Nothing in his life became him like the leaving it.” — Macbeth, Shakespeare (with thanks, once more, to Greg Govan) Donald Trump leaves a trail of wreckage in his wide wake. The man is not well. His fear of loss has become our country’s loss. The danger he poses to our …

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