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SNOWDEN CHARGED WITH ESPIONAGE

Indictment Under Espionage Act
By Harold Hutchison

Edward Snowden, the self-proclaimed whistleblower who admitted handing over classified documents to London Guardian reporter Glenn Greenwald has been charged with espionage. The charges, in a sealed indictment, now up the stakes in the growing controversy over the NSA's surveillance programs.

Snowden fled to Hong Kong after smuggling the documents out on a thumb drive. Snowden revealed himself as the leaker on 9 June in a video posted on the London Guardian's web site.

OBAMA SEEKS TO FURTHER CUT US NUKE ARSENAL

Deal Proposed with Russia – but What About China’s Nukes?
By Harold Hutchison

Barack Obama used his speech in Berlin to call for a further reduction of the American and Russian nuclear arsenals by one-third. Under the New START treaty, the American and Russian nuclear arsenals are limited to 1,550 nuclear weapons.

Unmentioned in Obama’s speech: China’s nuclear arsenal. While many estimate the ChiComs to have less than 250 nuclear weapons, a Russian general recently claimed the true figure could be over 1,800.

Is it a good idea to reduce America’s nuclear arsenal further?

Defense Department Releases Women in Service Review Implementation Plans

Today, the Defense Department released the U.S. military services' and U.S. Special Operations Command's plans for implementing women into previously closed positions.

These plans, which were reviewed by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, outline how the services and U.S. Special Operations Command will manage the incremental opening of these previously closed positions.

PORN SWEEP IN THE NAVY

Who Will Decide What is “Inappropriate?”
By Harold Hutchison

Navy personnel are to carry out inspections of all work locations to confiscate any materials deemed “offensive.” The measure is part of a effort to deal with sexual assault in the military.

CHICOMS DEMAND EXPLANATION OF SURVEILLANCE

Deny Snowden Was a Spy
By Harold Hutchison

The Chinese Communists are demanding that the United States explain why it has been carrying out surveillance of foreign internet traffic and millions of phone calls. The demand comes in the wake of revelations from self-proclaimed whistle-blower Edward Snowden.

The Chinese demands come in the wake of controversy over possible ChiCom involvement in cyberattacks on American networks. The ChiCom attacks are alleged to have also compromised major American weapons programs. The ChiComs have also denied that Snowden was spying for them.

Help Soldier who was punished after serving Chick-fil-A

Editor's note: We have decided to re-post this alert from the Family Research Council. The Obama Administration's treatment of this Soldier is appalling, and we strongly urge that you contact your Senators and Representative and urge them to support Representative Fleming's amendment to the Defense Authorization bill in addition to contacting Secretary of Defense Hagel.

NSA TO DECLASSIFY INFO ON PROJECTS

Decision Comes in Wake of Leak
By Harold Hutchison

The National Security Agency will declassify some information on its surveillance program. The move comes in the wake of a controversy sparked by leaks from self-proclaimed whistleblower Edward Snowden.

Fort Carson Chinooks Assist with Black Forest Fire

Video by Fort Carson Public Affairs

NSA HACKING FOREIGN COMPUTERS?

Snowden Makes Claims As More Questions Arise
By Harold Hutchison

Edward Snowden, the self-proclaimed whistle-blower, faces new questions about his background. In interviews with Glenn Greenwald, he claimed to have been injured while training to join the Special Forces. Snowden also revealed that NSA was hacking into foreign network, including those in China.

SNOWDEN VOWS MORE REVELATIONS

Vow to SCMP Comes As New Questions Emerge
By Harold Hutchison

Self-proclaimed whistleblower Edward Snowden spoke to the South China Morning Post, declaring that he wishes to fight extradition, and that he was neither a hero or traitor, but an American.”

However, even as he vowed new revelations on the NSA story, questions emerged about his story. The London Telegraph noted that Snowden misrepresented his salary and questioned whether the Guardian did sufficient fact-checking.

OBAMA OPPOSES RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AMENDMENT

Cases Involving Christians Spurred Move
By Harold Hutchison

The Obama Administration is opposing a religious freedom amendment sponsored by Representative John Fleming (R-LA). The amendment was added to the Fiscal Year 2014 Department of Defense Authorization bill.

Eager Lion 13

Video by 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit

US NAVY AND MARINE CORPS BEGIN MULTINATIONAL AMPHIBIOUS EXERCISE DAWN BLITZ 2013

Marines and sailors from 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade, I Marine Expeditionary Force and the Navy's Expeditionary Strike Group-3, Commander, Third Fleet, announce the official commencement of multinational amphibious exercise Dawn Blitz 2013 off the Southern California coast, June 11-28.

FLEEING TO COMMUNIST CHINA?

Snowden on the Run
By Harold Hutchison

Edward Snowden, who fled to Hong Kong after he leaked details of the NSA’s PRISM surveillance program, may be fleeing to Communist China, while Russia has also said it would be willing to consider an asylum request.

“It is telling that he immediately fled to Hong Kong; one wonders whether he will offer his services and knowledge to the Chinese security services next,” John Yoo wrote at NationalReview.com. Meanwhile, the London Guardian reported that Russia had said it would consider an asylum request if Snowden made one.