Mike Pompeo’s War Warning to China | Patrick J. Buchanan – Official Website

Mike Pompeo’s War Warning to China | Patrick J. Buchanan – Official Website
— Read on buchanan.org/blog/mike-pompeos-war-warning-to-china-136609

Nobody wants war with China, but nobody wants a big bully going through the Pacific grabbing islands in disputed waters and putting military bases on them. How does that end or where, once it starts and is not opposed? This is how the last two world wars started.

The Draft Should be Abolished for Everyone — Not Just Women | Mises Wire

On Friday, Federal Judge Gary Miller declared the federal government’s policy of male-only conscription to be unconstitutional.  Miller ruled that past prohibitions on women in combat may have legally  justified the all-male policy, but since the military has integrated women into comba
— Read on mises.org/wire/draft-should-be-abolished-everyone-—-not-just-women

This may be the big downside of gender politics.

Trump’s Space Force Isn’t the Only Military Space Program: Here’s What China and Russia Are Up To

The United States may or may not be getting a Space Force, but while President Trump is all-in on the creation of a new branch of the U.S. Military—and blowing up the military bureaucracy—it’s worth keeping in mind other countries have their military space programs. A recent DIA report shines a light on how the U.S. views these programs, particularly those of Russia and China, neither of which seem particularly threatening—for now anyway.

— Read on foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com/as-trump-s-space-force-ramps-up-what-are-russia-and-ch-1832772367

Trump is spot on with heading in this direction. He needs to make cuts in other areas of the military that have become obsolete, not ask for more money.