January 27, 2021

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2nd DefSec Waiver Faces Struggle

Waiver DefSec

The principle of civilian control of the military is at stake, say an increasing number of Democrats opposed to a waiver that would allow President-elect Joe Biden’s pick for Secretary of Defense to move forward. The US DefSec must be separated seven years from the military. GEN Lloyd Austin retired four years ago. The same waiver was sought by President Trump and received for former DefSec James Mattis.

Riot & Inauguration Put Pentagon in Crosshairs

Pentagon

Accusations of participation, culpability, hate mongering, and escalated threats of violence rain upon the US military as Congress, National Guard across the nation, and corporate America come to terms with the breaching of the US Capitol last week and protecting the inauguration of a new US president next week.