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Weekly Security Digest - June 17

 

Trump, Kim Jong Un meet in Singapore: What happened at the historic summit?

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met in Singapore Tuesday for a historic summit and signed an agreement committing to the “building of a lasting and robust peace regime” on the Korean peninsula.


Trump meets Kim and sets the stage for fundamental change in Asia – Here's what his critics missed

President Trump achieved a major diplomatic breakthrough Tuesday in his historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, dramatically improving America’s national security.

 

UN to vote on resolution bashing Israel, with US pushing for Hamas condemnation

The General Assembly on Wednesday considered a measure lambasting Jewish state for Gaza deaths. Haley seeks amendment denouncing terror group's violence and incitement

 

54 illegal immigrants found in truck near San Antonio airport

Dozens of illegal immigrants, including some children, were discovered in a tractor-trailer Tuesday night near the San Antonio International Airport, officials said.

 

Palestinians prep 5000 kite bombs to mark end of Ramadan in Gaza

Israeli media report Palestinians plan to launch 5,000 such devices into southern Israel to mark Eid al-Fitr.

 

Netanyahu: In fighting Iran we serve security and peace beyond Mideast

Netanyahu also outlined how Israel is fighting the threat of the Islamic State, saying that Israel has stopped dozens upon dozens of attacks.


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Thank you to Sally Coyle for submitting Melvin Wilson Sr to be featured in Secure America Now’s veteran recognition program: Home of the Free - Because of the Brave.

'Melvin Wilson SR was my hero. Not just any man, my grandfather that I have always looked up to as a young child & still have to this day. Melvin Wilson served our country right alongside many of our military men & women. He has now gone on to be with the Lord, but he is not forgotten. Thank YOU, pawpaw Wilson and my brothers & sisters in our military for making this country a free land, so WE can stand proud & free TODAY!!'

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

 

 

 

Christian Whiton is the Senior VP at Banner Public Affairs, has extensive experience in security matters, and is an expert on North Korea. Our President, Allen Roth, and Christian discussed the unprecedented summit between the U.S. and North Korea and how this meeting is a step forward in the right direction. 

 

Click here to listen and learn more about how President Trump's strong stance has helped pave the way to North Korea's denuclearization.