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Weekly Security Digest - November 18

 

 

Caravan 'breakaway group' of several hundred migrants arrives at US border, officials say

The vanguard of the huge Central American migrant caravan pushing its way to the border arrived in Tijuana on Wednesday -- at least a week ahead of schedule -- as troops continue to mass on the U.S. side of the border amid President Trump's vow to repel the group.


Florida recount: Machine recount shows little change

The state-mandated recount of more than 8 million ballots showed little change in three contested statewide races.

Russia, China, Iran, and North Korea working on EMP weapons for devastating attack on US

A recently declassified report indicates that at least four U.S. adversaries are developing capabilities to carry out an Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) attack.

Nikki Haley: 'The absence of freedom hurts women the most'

Outgoing United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley on Wednesday night said that while highlighting sexism is important, people should also recognize that around the world, "the absence of freedom hurts women the most.”

EU efforts to bypass US sanctions on Iran may be ineffective: John Bolton

A European initiative aimed at bypassing U.S. sanctions on Iran is unlikely to meaningfully help the Islamic Republic, according to White House National Security Advisor John Bolton.

Israel and Hamas agree to Gaza ceasefire after intense violence

Hamas and other Palestinian militant groups have accepted an Egyptian-mediated agreement to halt two days of intense fighting with Israel sparked by a botched Israeli special forces raid miles inside Gaza.

 


Thank you to Mary Crim for submitting Dan Graham to be featured in Secure America Now’s veteran recognition program: Home of the Free - Because of the Brave.


“This is my father, a WWII veteran. He was 18 during the invasion of Normandy. He was moved in early August to the 628th Tank Destroyers, 5th Armored Division, & attached to Patton’s 3rd Army. He received 5 Bronze Medals for Normandy, Northern France, Central Europe, & the Ardennes. 5th Armored was known as the secret/victory division, & frequently moved from Army, to Army. 5th Armored made the initial thrust into Germany. He died in 2012.”

Thank you, Dan, for your service. Click the link to submit your own veteran to be featured! https://www.secureamericanow.org/submit_a_veteran



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