CASA Director Adam Turner’s op-ed at Townhall The recently-released Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Annual 2021 Report disclosed that ICE “significantly disrupted IRGC (Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps) and QF (Quds Force) funding through the sale of Iranian crude oil, resulting in the seizure of 2.6 million barrels of IRGC-QF fuel and crude oil, $64 million …
Exclusive to WND: Adam Turner poses questions about U.S.-funded labs in Ukraine, Wuhan, elsewhere The Russian invasion of Ukraine has exposed many challenges facing the West and particularly the U.S. One rather unexpected challenge is the revelation that U.S.-funded biological research facilities in Ukraine may be targets of Putin’s military strategy. Conspiracy theories aside, statements …
It has been six months since the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. While the American public is currently focused on another foreign policy crisis, the need for answers and accountability into last year’s events in Afghanistan should remain a top priority. Luckily, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFR) has stepped into the breach. This past month, this Committee issued a report critical of the federal government’s actions in Afghanistan. SFR criticized both the Biden administration’s failures that allowed for a quick Taliban takeover of Afghanistan and a botched withdrawal that left thousands of Americans (according to the report) and tens of thousands of Afghan partners behind.
While the Ukrainian state is fighting for its very life against the Russian juggernaut, it was reported that the U.S. military was conducting mandatory training on gender pronouns and coaching officers on when to offer soldiers gender transition surgery. All Army personnel, from soldiers to commanders and supervisors, are required to participate in the training by Sept. 30, 2022.
Even as the Russian invasion of Ukraine draws strong condemnation from the Biden administration, in other venues the administration’s foreign policy representatives sit side-by-side with their Russian counterparts, as well as those of China, another hostile regime, asking for their help with a new Iran deal. If that sounds like a bad idea, well, when it comes to the Iran deal, as the old saying goes, you ain’t seen nuthin’ yet!
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has occupied all of the media’s attention, leaving several other international priorities of the Biden administration to continue without much scrutiny. One of these is the effort to revive a version of the Obama-era Iran nuclear deal.
Initial data leaked from the government’s 2021 U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Annual Report shows why agency leadership may be sitting on it.
For the first time in at least a decade, ICE failed to release its congressionally mandated annual report on deportations of illegal immigrants by the end of the calendar year. Data from the report was reportedly leaked to the Free Beacon. The numbers show that in 2021, the Biden administration deported just 55,590 illegal immigrants, the smallest number in five years (taking us back to the Obama-Biden administration). This is less than a third of the deportations in 2020 and about one-fifth the number in 2019.
Today, everywhere you look, the First Amendment and/or free speech are under attack. The most prominent recent example involves Joe Rogan. Rogan, a comedian with a large podcast following, has found himself under pressure from critics who want to cancel him and his show on Spotify because of alleged “false” or “misleading” information presented by some of his guests. As a result of these criticisms, Rogan has already apologized for some of his podcasts, and removed some of the offending ones from Spotify. Needless to say, his critics are not mollified, and have moved onto other attacks on his speech.
Republican lawmakers say the Department of Homeland Security warning of “the proliferation of false or misleading narratives” in its latest terrorism threat advisory bulletin is a state-sponsored threat to free speech.
The top Republican on the House Oversight Committee said the bulletin is yet another step toward authoritarianism under President Biden.
The Center to Advance Security in America (CASA) said it intends to file a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to see the basis of the DHS bulletin, according to The Washington Times. “What is a ‘misleading narrative,’ and who’s deciding what’s misleading, and how are they going to go after and conduct intelligence on it?” CASA Director Adam Turner said Wednesday in an interview. “I think they’re referring to people that don’t agree with whatever their talking points are for that time.”