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HARPER: MOVE OVER MR. TRUMP

Colonel Lang has eloquently stated the dilemma facing the Republican Party. As Senator Lindsey Graham admitted following the events of January 6, the Republican Party cannot live without Donald Trump, but at the same time, the Party must look to … Continue reading

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HARPER: THE LESSONS OF STALINGRAD BY STEVE DOUGLAS

After hearing a lecture by my friend Steve Douglas on the lessons of the battle of Stalingrad, I urged him to write this essay on the topic.  Given the current toxic relationship between the United States and Russia–the two predominant … Continue reading

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HARPER: TIMELY ENERGY BREAKTHROUGH?

The April 19 issue of the online publication Asia Times reports that a potential breakthrough has been achieved in fusion energy that could greatly accelerate the realization of a long-sought source for unlimited future energy.  Coming in the midst of … Continue reading

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HARPER: THE BRENNAN DOSSIER

Wherever the impeachment process against President Donald Trump leads in the coming weeks, it is increasingly likely that a second political dynamic will compete for headlines and add to Democrats' difficulties.  Both Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz and Attorney … Continue reading

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HARPER: BELT AND ROAD–A MARSHALL PLAN WITH CHINESE CHARACTERISTICS

Beginning in 2013 with President Xi Jinping's speech at Astana University in Kazakhstan, China has embarked on a multi-billion dollar investment program stretching across Eurasia, into Africa, and South America.  Xi Jinping's signature Belt and Road Initiative, referring to maritime … Continue reading

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HARPER: POMPEO PRONOUNCES KUSHNER PLAN DOA

On May 28, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was in New York City for a closed-door meeting with the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations.  In remarks that were covertly recorded and passed along to the Washington Post, … Continue reading

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HARPER: SAUDI PATRONS OF KHASHOGGI RALLY BEHIND MBS

Some things in Saudi Arabia don't change.  Jamal Khashoggi is dead, clearly the victim of a premeditated assassination ordered by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.  The latest evidence leaked from the CIA to the Wall Street Journal is that MBS … Continue reading

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HARPER: RESTORING AMERICAN MANUFACTURING

On October 5, the White House released a 139-page report, "Assessing and Strengthening the Manufacturing and Defense Industrial Base and Supply Chain Resiliency of the United States."  The report had been originally due to be completed in April, but the … Continue reading

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HARPER: ZUCKERBERG JOINS THE WAR PARTY CONTINUED…

On August 21, Facebook issued a press release announcing the latest fruits of its partnership with NATO's quasi-official lobby in the United States–the Atlantic Council:  "Today we removed multiple Pages, groups and accounts for coordinated inauthentic behavior on Facebook and … Continue reading

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HARPER: HAPPY ANNIVERSARY GLASS STEAGALL–WE MISS YOU, COME BACK

Today, June 16, is the 85th anniversary of the signing of the Banking Act of 1933, otherwise known as the Glass Steagall Act.  When President Franklin Roosevelt signed Glass Steagall into law, he set off a 66 year epoch of … Continue reading

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