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Politicians, bureaucrats determined to cripple lifesaving alternative to smoking

Electronic cigarettes, which deliver nicotine without tobacco or combustion, are the most important harm-reducing alternative to smoking ever developed — one that could prevent millions of premature deaths in the United States alone. Yet bureaucrats and politicians seem determined to negate that historic opportunity through regulations and taxes that threaten to cripple the industry. When a court-set deadline for “premarket” approval of vaping products came and went on Sept. 9, the Food and Drug...
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Milley: US Should Explore More Military Talks With Russia

The top U.S. military officer says America should explore ways to expand its military contacts with the Russians, potentially to include allowing observers from each country to watch the other’s combat exercises.
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Milley: US Should Explore More Military Talks With Russia

The top U.S. military officer says America should explore ways to expand its military contacts with the Russians, potentially to include allowing observers from each country to watch the other’s combat exercises.
Tags: Russia, US, America, Milley


Amid China controversy, Milley holds Russia meeting for 'risk reduction,' keeps conversation details private

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley met with his Russian counterpart in Helsinki Wednesday — a meeting which served...
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Developing A Doctrine Of Treason In America – Part 2 ~ VIDEO

Opinion Developing A Doctrine Of Treason In America – Part 2 …IMG iStock-Sergei-Q New York – -(AmmoLand.com)- s we maintained in our first article posted on Ammoland, “Does the Biden Administration’s Assault on the Second Amendment Amount to Treason,” one should be circumspect in the application of ‘Treason’—this so there is no mistake in our understanding of the import of it, lest we dilute its significance—attaching the dire duo labels of ‘Treason’ and ‘TRAITOR’ to those who never warrante...
Tags: Guns, White House, America, Joe Biden, Afghanistan, United States, Kabul, Fox News, National, Republic, Biden, Donald Trump, Cabinet, Federal Government, Trump, Tucker Carlson


Ex-Joint Chiefs Chair Defends Milley’s Efforts To Keep Trump From Dragging US Into War With China

Former Joint Chiefs of Staff chair Mike Mullen on Sunday defended the reported conversations Gen. Mark Milley had with his counterparts in China in an effort to keep then-President Trump from dragging the U.S. into war with the country. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, China, Trump, Mark Milley, Mike Mullen, Milley, Summer Concepcion, Former Joint Chiefs of Staff


The CIA reportedly warned the US military of children in the area seconds before the US Kabul airstrike

A US Black Hawk military helicopter flies over the city of Kabul, Afghanistan on Sunday, August 15, 2021. AP Photo/Rahmat Gul The CIA issued a warning ahead of the US airstrike in Kabul, saying civilians were at risk of being targets, CNN reported. Initially, US officials said the airstrike had targeted a suicide car bomber linked to ISIS-K. Officials later reversed course when an investigation found that the airstrike had actually killed civilians. See more stories on Insider's busin...
Tags: Politics, Isis, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Afghanistan, Taliban, Kabul, Pentagon, Cia, KABUL Afghanistan, US Central Command, Mark Milley, Airstrike


Mullen defends Milley's conversations with China as 'routine'

Former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Mike Mullen on Sunday defended the conservations between Gen. Mark Milley and Chinese officials after Jan.
Tags: China, Mullen, Mark Milley, Mike Mullen, Milley, Former Joint Chiefs of Staff


Former Joint Chiefs chair: Nothing unusual about Milley’s contacts with China

“Having communications with counterparts around the world is routine,” Michael Mullen said.
Tags: China, Milley, Michael Mullen


Botched Kabul drone strike latest furor involving Milley, who called the operation 'righteous'

A botched drone strike in Kabul aimed at ISIS-K terrorists, but that the Pentagon admitted on Friday instead killed an aid worker and...
Tags: Isis, Kabul, Pentagon, Milley


Office of Trump's defense secretary held call with China on January 6, two days before Milley's controversial call

A deputy to then-President Donald Trump's acting secretary of defense held a call with his Chinese counterpart two days before the now-controversial call by Gen. Mark Milley, undercutting criticism that the Joint Chiefs chairman was out of line.
Tags: China, Defense, Cnn, Donald Trump, Joint Chiefs, Milley, Gen Mark Milley, Office of Trump


To Understand Milley’s Worries We Should Look at the Trump DOJ

Follow-on reporting about General Mark Milley’s crisis talks with his counterpart in the PLA just add more confirmation that these communications were entirely appropriate. We should be thankful they happened. We now know the calls were coordinated with the current and later the acting Secretaries of Defense. So it’s all very much by the book. As Tom Nichols explains here, the US military – and most professional militaries – invest great resources, often over decades, in military to military tal...
Tags: News, US, PLA, Costa, Josh Marshall, Tom Nichols, Woodward, Mark Milley, Milley, Trump DOJ, Editors' Blog, Trump Mike Pompeo


Trump floated the idea of repainting his private plane just like Air Force One 'as a way of taunting' Biden, book says

Air Force One lands at Cointrin airport as US President Joe Biden arrives in Geneva on June 15, 2021, on the eve of a US - Russia meeting. DENIS BALIBOUSE/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Trump floated repainting his private plane to look like Air Force One, per a new book. The former president mused flying around in an AF1 look-alike "as a way of taunting" Biden. Trump described Air Force One as "his brand," saying, "I don't do the corporate jet thing." See more stories on Insider's bus...
Tags: Transportation, Politics, Navy, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Geneva, Pentagon, Biden, Donald Trump, Boeing, Trump, Donald, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Robert Costa, Bob Woodward


Trump floated the idea of repainting his private plane to look just like Air Force One 'as a way of taunting' Biden, book says

Air Force One. DENIS BALIBOUSE/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Trump floated repainting his private plane to look like Air Force One, a new book says. The former president mused about flying around in a look-alike "as a way of taunting" Biden. Trump described Air Force One as "his brand," saying, "I don't do the corporate jet thing." See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump floated the idea of repainting his private Boeing 757 plane to resemble Air Forc...
Tags: Transportation, Politics, Navy, Trends, Joe Biden, Pentagon, Biden, Donald Trump, Boeing, Trump, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Robert Costa, Bob Woodward, USS Gerald R Ford, Air Force One, Milley


US military admits drone strike intended to kill ISIS-K fighters in Kabul actually killed civilians, including 7 children

Caskets for the dead are carried towards the gravesite as relatives and friends attend a mass funeral for members of a family that is said to have been killed in a U.S. drone airstrike, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. MARCUS YAM / LOS ANGELES TIMES The August 29 airstrike was said to have targeted an "imminent threat" from ISIS-K, a terrorist group. "We are confident we successfully hit the target," US Central Command said at the time. But soon after the strike, evidence bega...
Tags: Isis, Cbs News, Senate, Defense, US, International, Trends, Austin, Afghanistan, New York Times, The Times, Marine Corps, Kabul, Pentagon, Times, State


Pentagon admits deadly Kabul strike was an error

By Robert Burns | Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Pentagon retreated from its defense of a drone strike that killed multiple civilians in Afghanistan last month, announcing Friday that a review revealed that only civilians were killed in the attack, not an Islamic State extremist as first believed. “The strike was a tragic mistake,” Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie, head of U.S. Central Command, told a Pentagon news conference. For days after the Aug. 29 strike, Pentagon officials asserted that it h...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Isis, News, Washington, Islamic State, Sport, World news, Afghanistan, Soccer, Military, United States, Taliban, Kabul, Pentagon, Associated Press


Milley defends calls to Chinese general reported in Woodward book – live

General says calls were ‘perfectly within the duties’ of the chairmanFar-right groups tell supporters planned rally is a government ‘trap’Biden criticized over crowded migrant camp near Del Rio, TexasSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 6.54pm BST Jared Polis has become the first openly gay governor in the US to marry in office. Related: Jared Polis becomes first sitting governor to marry in same-sex wedding 6.34pm BST Gen Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint...
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Trump yelled 'I don't give a fuck' at his defense secretary for opposing the troop deployments Trump wanted to quell unrest after George Floyd's murder, book says

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper, left, President Donald Trump, center, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Mark Milley, right, wait for a meeting with senior military leaders in the Cabinet Room of the White House on October 7, 2019. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images Trump yelled 'I don't give a fuck' at his defense secretary in a blowup over the George Floyd protests, new book says. Secretary Mark Esper publicly shot down Trump's desire to invoke the...
Tags: Politics, White House, Defense, US, Trends, John, Donald Trump, Esper, Trump, Oval Office, Cabinet Room of the White House, Robert Costa, Bob Woodward, Meadows, Mark Milley, Mark Meadows


Gen. Mark Milley was 'one of the happiest people' at Biden's inauguration because it meant Trump was out of office, book says

General Mark Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Gen. Mark Milley was one of "the happiest people" at Biden's inauguration, a new book says. He was buoyant not because "it was President Biden," but because "Trump was out of the presidency." "Peril" documented Milley's inner turmoil throughout Trump's presidency and how he responded to Trump's impulsivity. See more stories on Insider's business page. Gen. Mark Milley, the chairma...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Washington Post, China, US, Trends, Department Of Defense, Joe Biden, Iran, Biden, Donald Trump, Costa, Trump, State, Capitol


WSJ: Milley defends calls to China during Trump presidency as 'perfectly' within his duties

Gen. Mark Milley on Friday defended the calls he placed to his Chinese counterpart during Donald Trump's final months in office as "perfectly within the duties and responsibilities" of his job as the chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, The Wall Street Journal reported.
Tags: News, China, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, Mark Milley, Milley, Joint Chiefs of Staff The Wall Street Journal


Top U.S. General Defends Calls To China As Trump Raged Post-Election

Milley and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin are scheduled to testify Sept. 28 before the Senate Armed Services Committee.
Tags: News, Defense, Lloyd Austin, Milley, Trump Raged Post Election


Gen. Milley claims China calls 'perfectly within' duties of his role

Gen. Mark Milley is finally speaking out amid the controversy surrounding several calls he made to the Chinese People’s Liberation Army...
Tags: China, Mark Milley, Milley


General Milley told Trump the George Floyd protests were no big deal

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley dismissed the George Floyd riots as “penny packet protests.”
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Milley: Calls to China Were 'Perfectly' Within Scope of Job

The top U.S. military officer says calls he made to his Chinese counterpart in the final stormy months of Donald Trump's presidency were “perfectly within the duties and responsibilities” of his job.
Tags: China, Donald Trump, Milley


General Milley cannot undermine civilian authority. The US is not a military junta

A new book claims the US’s top military officer secretly told the Chinese military he would warn if Trump ordered an attack. His reasons...
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Opinion: Milley's reasonable actions raise a serious question

In the last few months of Donald Trump's presidency, Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley made two phone calls to reassure his Chinese counterpart that the US was stable and not considering a military strike against China, according to a new book by reporters Bob Woodward and Robert Costa.
Tags: News, China, US, Stories, Donald Trump, Bob Woodward, Mark Milley, Milley


Milley's action raises troubling question

In the last few months of Donald Trump's presidency, Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley made two phone calls to reassure his Chinese counterpart that the US was stable and not considering a military strike against China, according to a new book by reporters Bob Woodward and Robert Costa.
Tags: News, China, US, Stories, Donald Trump, Bob Woodward, Mark Milley, Milley


Opinion: Milley's actions raise troubling question

In the last few months of Donald Trump's presidency, Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley made two phone calls to reassure his Chinese counterpart that the US was stable and not considering a military strike against China, according to a new book by reporters Bob Woodward and Robert Costa.
Tags: News, China, US, Stories, Donald Trump, Bob Woodward, Mark Milley, Milley


Milley's reasonable actions raise a serious question

What Milley did was put his country above his commander-in-chief, writes Peter Bergen. Given the irrational rage that Trump was exhibiting after his election loss, Milley made the right call to reassure the Chinese about the stability of the US national security apparatus. But Milley's actions could set a dangerous precedent and we should carefully consider how high-ranking military officers in future administrations might insert themselves into the chain of command under a different president. ...
Tags: US, Cnn, Trump, Peter Bergen, Milley