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Weekly Security Digest - February 2, 2020

Record long drug-smuggling tunnel discovered below San Diego

The longest known Southwest drug-smuggling tunnel into the United States has been discovered at the Mexican border, officials said Wednesday.

Imagery Suggests Iran Is Preparing To Try To Launch A Satellite

New imagery from commercial satellites that was shared with NPR suggests Iran is making repairs and preparing for a space launch, following a recent string of failed attempts.

Palestinian leader Abbas says he is cutting ties with United States and Israel over peace deal

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas said he is cutting security ties with Israel and the U.S. on Saturday, in reaction to a U.S.-brokered peace plan that immediately met with furious objections from the Palestinians.

Des Moines Register, partners cancel release of Iowa Poll after respondent raises concerns

The Des Moines Register, CNN and Selzer & Co. have made the decision to not release the final installment of the CNN/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll as planned Saturday evening.

Senate impeachment punt sets up jampacked, unprecedented week in Washington

The GOP-led Senate may have blocked new witnesses from testifying, but a deal struck with Democrats to delay the ultimate impeachment acquittal vote of President Trump until Wednesday sets up a wild week ahead in politics.

 


 

 

Thank you to Donald Emerick for submitting Alex Emerick to be featured as Secure America Now's Veteran of the Week!

“Alex served in WWII with the Army in the 81st reconnaissance battalion. He was drafted in 1941 and served until 1945. He will turn 100 years old on February 29th 2020.”

Thank you Alex, for your service to this great nation!

 

To submit your own veteran to be featured, click the link below:

https://www.secureamericanow.org/submit_a_veteran

 

In 1979 during the Iran hostage crisis, Bernie Sanders took the side of the Socialist Workers Party who supported the Iranian regime over the 52 Americans who were captured in Tehran. 

 

READ NOW: Bernie Sanders Supported A Party That Supported Iran During The Hostage Crisis