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August 19, 2013  

Myths | Skimping | Area 51

Writing at AFJ, Al Mauroni, who directs the Air Force Counterproliferation Center, blasts away at five nuclear-proliferation myths contained in the new edition of the Truman Security Briefing Book.

Defense companies are skimping on independent research-and-development spending, according to a Defense News analysis.

The US government is for the first time acknowledging the existence of Area 51, a top secret US military and CIA facility in the Nevada desert. George Washington University’s National Security Archive obtained a CIA history of the U-2 spy plane program.

Warlord’s Quote of the Day

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” said Alice to the Cheshire Cat. “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,” said the Cat. — Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Contributed by Col. (ret.) John Collins, who completed 53 years of Federal service with the U.S. Army and Congressional Research Service in 1995. From a list compiled by his Warlord Loop, a private email forum for national security experts.

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