Category Archives: National Security

Could 9/11 Have Been Prevented?


Today’s WAPO has an article (to be followed by a TV show tonight on PBS) wherein Richard Clarke suggests that while he has NO evidence the CIA should have relayed its info on two of the hijackers to the FBI … Continue reading

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OBAMA And WAR POWERS–Libyan OPs


In many ways President Obama has not directly confronted the National Security STATE finding like all Presidents that he has quite a bit of freedom to operate internationally that he does not have domestically. There is a lot of US … Continue reading

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FEMA Administrator Announces NSC STAFF Makes Decisions for FEMA in Catastophic Situations


Well for some time [actually since the unit was established in June 2009] I worried about the relationship of the NSC to civil emergency planning and preparedness and in particular in any catastrophic domestic situation. NOW Administrator FUGATE has confirmed … Continue reading

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White House Crisis Management


The largest international crisis in 20 years could be facing the administration if in fact the Leon Panetta suggestion in Congressional testimony this AM that President Murbarack of Egypt will resign tonight is accurate. This is a huge event in … Continue reading

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