Can Globalism and Nationalism Coexist?

Recently, I came across an interesting article titled, “Our national leaders have failed us. It’s time to hand over power to global institutions.” The article was posted on the World Economic Forum’s website. The World Economic Forum is the organization that has its yearly event at Davos, Switzerland. A link to the article is found …

The Bigger Picture

  The Russians had nothing to do with Hillary’s loss to Trump.  Hillary Clinton lost to Donald Trump because her campaign made some mistakes in terms of election strategy.  Her staff failed to adapt to the political terrain of 2016.  They assumed that they would get a turnout to near Obama’s level in 2008 and …

In Praise Of Congress???

It is not very often that I have praised a government agency or even Congress. However, every now and then the federal government surprises me and, this time, it is in the cyber security arena. The majority staff for the House Committee on Homeland Security issued a report regarding the current debate on encryption. The …

The GOP Final Four

To paraphrase the old Chinese proverb, we are certainly living in some interesting times. The GOP primary is now pared down to four candidates and the dynamics of this race are getting more interesting. Without much further ado, here are my thoughts on where the race stands. 2+3 is greater than 1+4: The current delegate …

Regulatory Humility?

The widespread use of encryption technology was one of the major topics trending in technological discussions for 2015. Encryption technology allows a user to protect confidential conversations or information on designated computers by disguising the information into code. This technology safeguards protected data from external parties by making it very difficult for a person to …

Adults Wanted

One of the most interesting blogs that I have recently discovered is the 20 committee.com. Mr. John Schindler, a former professor at the Naval War College blogs issues pertaining to national security and Eastern Europe. His experience in the intelligence community brings much interesting insight in an area that is usually sensationalized in the media. …

Reconciliation

I would encourage you to visit National Review Online and read Mrs. Yleem Poblete’s recent article on Cuba. A link to her article is found here. She wrote a great article on the matter of reconciliation as it relates to Cuba. Like Jason and myself, Yleem is the daughter of Cuban exiles. This issue is …