On May 2, the government of the small African country signed a Defense Cooperation Agreement with the United States, the first such pact in a decade with an African nation.
There are still 150 US nuclear bombs stored in five different European countries — including about 20 in Belgium, not far from the Brussels terrorist attacks. But little is said of the weapons.
Agencies and organizations in the US national security establishment repeatedly change their names to dodge oversight, retain budgets, and justify their continued existence.
Kim Jong-un and his cohorts accuse the United States and South Korea of preparing a "beheading" of the North Korean regime. And in the event of war, that's exactly what they would do.
It's almost impossible to determine who, if anyone, is currently advising Donald Trump on national security — aside perhaps from a retired Air Force colonel from Iowa.
The king of Jordan and Barack Obama are meeting to talk about the war against the Islamic State. In the meantime, the US is spending a lot of money to keep that war out of Jordan.