Category: National

NAFTA negativity is a lot of bluster

By Alan Ker The rhetoric surrounding the ongoing renegotiation of the North American free trade agreement (NAFTA) is fomenting fear that the pact rests on shaky ground and its demise is a real possibility. Don’t believe the bluster. As a longtime researcher…

Hospital Ship Arrives in Puerto Rico

The Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort arrived in San Juan, bringing with it state-of-the-art medical facilities and crew. Defense Department personnel are in Puerto Rico to help the island recover from Hurricane Maria, with roughly 10,000 DoD members working with officials across…

Killing in Las Vegas

At least 58 people died and hundreds were wounded in Nevada, when a 64-year-old gunman armed with more than 10 rifles unleashed the deadliest mass shooting in American history. Police identified the gunman as Stephen Paddock, who lived in a…