Author page: Col. Lawrence Sellin (Ret.)

The Big Trump Administration Mistake That Led to Impeachment

There were literally thousands of qualified Trump supporters eager to join his administration, yet, those responsible for personnel decisions decided to retain Obama employees or hire NeverTrumpers, who, collectively, either resisted or actively undermined Trump and his America First agenda. The consequences of that neglect are now playing out in…

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The killing of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani and its consequences

According to the latest news reports, a US airstrike at Baghdad International Airport killed the commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force unit, General Qasem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy head of the Iran-backed Iraqi Popular Mobilisation Forces (PMF), a Shia paramilitary force made up of…

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From US perspective, Pervez Musharraf gets a well-earned sentence

Since independence, there has been no more accurate barometer of the malfeasance of Pakistan’s government or the volatility of its political system than the frequent fate of the country’s leaders – assassination, execution, prison or disgrace. Such is the fate of Pakistan’s former military ruler General Pervez Musharraf, who was…

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Ukraine was the Origin of the Trump-Russia Collusion Hoax

December 2015 was a pivotal month in many respects. During the first week of December 2015, Donald Trump began to establish a substantial lead over his Republican primary opponents. Vice President Joseph Biden traveled to Ukraine to announce, on December 7th, a $190 million program to “fight corruption in law enforcement and reform the…

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Exit Wounds

Without appropriate planning,the departure of US troops from Syria and Afghanistan could, warns Lawrence Sellin, have unintended and disturbing geopolitical consequences. Any major geopolitical withdrawal has the potential to produce a power vacuum. A successful outcome achieves burden shifting while securing US national interests and ensuring that America’s adversaries do not…

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