FOR YOUR EYES ONLY – With the multitude of national security and intelligence topics that American Defense News (ADN) cannot adequately cover every day – we are providing our readers a PDB – not the President’s Daily Brief, but almost as good – Paul’s Daily Briefing.
Today’s PDB Includes a variety of critical issues such as doubts about Biden’s Afghanistan withdrawal plans, overview of the China Threat, Team Biden threatens Russia, U.S. and South Korea working to improve anti-missile sites in South Korea amid mutual threats between U.S. and North Korea, and the weeks update on Special Operations Forces (SOF).
Plus – the huge hole in America’s cyber defenses, and Biden’s plans to protect the US power grid from hackers.
TODAY’S PDB HIGHLIGHTS:
President Biden’s prediction that all U.S. troops will be out of Afghanistan by next year is being met with some skepticism.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken says there will be “costs and consequences” for Russia for its allegedly malign activities against the United States.
North Korea Threat
US Military – Special Operations Forces
Curated news summary, analysis, and commentary about special operations and global conflicts. Topics this week include Senate testimony on SOF, USSOCOM diversity, SOF weapons, Recon Sniper, death of Ranger student, great power competition.
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