Here's some mainline thinking from the people behind HLS and the FBI but shadow warriors all:
A notation from CNN said, "CORRECTION: This story has been updated to correctly state the history of US land purchases."
Alaska, which became the 49th U.S. state in 1959, encompasses 663,268 square miles of land and is the most northwestern portion of North America. Positioned in the Arctic, which is seen as an increasingly strategic region by the Pentagon as the U.S. shifts its national defense posture toward a great power struggle in the 21st century.
Mainland Alaska is less than 100 miles from mainland Russia, and Alaskan radar detection systems have been put in the spotlight as Russian planes have periodically tested U.S. air defense responses in the region.So CNN's usual pack of idiots, ignorants and stupid people got it all wrong from the start. No surprise, but let's look at the Pentagon's stupid twist on being blissfully ignorant and irrelevant in the true strategic impact of geography on national security. You can't do better than the Executive Summary of June 2019 DOD Report to Congress on Arctic Strategy. Let's have a look, shall we?
DoD’s desired end-state for the Arctic is a secure and stable region in which U.S. national security interests are safeguarded, the U.S. homeland is defended, and nations work cooperatively to address shared challenges.
Protecting U.S. national security interests in the Arctic will require the Joint Force to sustain its competitive military advantages in the IndoPacific and Europe, identified in the NDS as key regions of strategic competition, and to maintain a credible deterrent for the Arctic region.
DoD must be able to quickly identify threats in the Arctic, respond promptly and effectively to those threats, and shape the security environment to mitigate the prospect of those threats in the future.At some point there must be somebody in the Pentagon wondering why we don't have any national security policy for dealing with an invasion by 22 million colonists coming over our southern border from Mexico, Central America, Africa and the Middle East......right?
I mean srsly, they got a policy for the most denuded of human life part of the planet but not one for dealing with over a billion destitute impoverished vandals, goths and visigoths of the New Millennium? Sh*t, Rome did better than that over 1500 years ago.