Weekly Security Digest - January 12, 2020
Iran said its armed forces unintentionally shot down the Ukrainian airliner that crashed outside an airport in Tehran, sparking a demand for justice from Kyiv and bringing angry protesters into the streets of the capital.
Protesters in Iran are demanding that Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei steps down, after the country's military admitted to accidentally downing a Ukrainian passenger jet, killing all 176 people on board.
The Trump administration on Friday marked the 100th mile of wall construction along the southern border -- describing it as a “milestone achievement” and promising that there are many more miles to come by the end of the year.
Israel helped the United States in the operation that resulted in the killing of Qassem Soleimani, the powerful head of Iran’s elite Quds Force, a US report said over the weekend.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Friday that she expects to send the articles of impeachment against President Trump over to the Senate next week, breaking the standoff that had delayed the trial over his dealings with Ukraine.
Thank you to Grant Fisk for submitting Frank Noonan to be featured as Secure America Now's Veteran of the Week!
"My uncle, MCPO Frank Noonan was a survivor of the bombing of the USS Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor, Hawai'i in WWII. He went on to serve during the Korean War and during the Vietnam War. He retired in 1974 after 30 years in the US Navy. He was the driving force in my enlisting in the USAF in January of 1975."
Thank you Frank, for your service to this great nation!
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"The 2020 Democrats continue to criticize the President’s actions on all accounts and offer nothing in return. Qasem Soleimani has been conducting Iranian proxies across Iraq and Syria for decades, and he was the individual behind the organized U.S. Embassy protests in Baghdad earlier this week."