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IRGC Video Threatens Drone Strikes Against Israel, U.S. Bases in the Middle East, MEK Facilities

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IRGC Video Threatens Drone Strikes Against Israel, U.S. Bases in the Middle East, MEK Facilities

On October 31, 2022, a video was posted to the IRGC’s Telegram channel showing videos and aerial photographs of Israel, of U.S. CENTCOM “terrorist” bases in the Middle East, and of a “training camp” belonging to the Mujahideen-e-Khalq “terrorist group.” The video also shows a hanger full of attack drones, and it ends with a caption: “It is only our will that keeps us from firing.”

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2022 Impact video

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This Week In Jihad with David Wood and Robert Spencer [Video]

David Wood and Robert Spencer once again bring you all the jihad news that no one else dares to report.Subscribe to Acts 17 Polemics: https://www.youtube.com/@acts17polemics/featuredGet The Critical Qur'an: https://www.amazon.com/Critical-Quran-Commentaries-Contemporary-Historical/dp/1642939498Get all the jihad news: https://www.jihadwatch.org/

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Empty Bins in a Wartime Environment [Video]

The U.S. defense industrial base is not adequately prepared for the international security environment that now exists. In a major regional conflict—such as a war with China in the Taiwan Strait—the U.S. use of munitions would likely exceed the current stockpiles of the U.S. Department of Defense. According to the results of a series of CSIS war games, the United States would likely run out of some munitions—such as long-range, precision-guided munitions—in less than one week in a Taiwan Strait conflict. The war in Ukraine has also exposed serious deficiencies in the U.S. defense industrial base and serves as a stark reminder that a protracted conflict is likely to be an industrial war that requires a defense industry able to manufacture enough munitions, weapons systems, and matériel to replace depleted stockpiles. As timelines for a possible conflict in Asia shrink, the goal should be to support the production capacity required to enable the United States and its allies and partners to deter and, if deterrence fails, fight and win at least one major theater war—if not two. “Just in time” and lean manufacturing operations must be balanced with carrying added capacity. The U.S. Department of Defense, in coordination with Congress, should develop a plan now that involves taking steps to streamline and improve production, acquisitions, replenishment, Foreign Military Sales, ITAR, and other policies and procedures. A revitalization of the defense industrial base will not happen overnight for the United States or its allies and partners. It is time to prepare for the era of competition that now exists.To read the full report, visit https://www.csis.org/analysis/empty-bins-wartime-environment-challenge-us-defense-industrial-base---------------------------------------------A nonpartisan institution, CSIS is the top national security think tank in the world. Visit www.csis.org to find more of our work as we bring bipartisan solutions to the world's greatest challenges.Want to see more videos and virtual events? Subscribe to this channel and turn on notifications: https://cs.is/2dCfTveFollow CSIS on:• Twitter: www.twitter.com/csis• Facebook: www.facebook.com/CSIS.org• Instagram: www.instagram.com/csis/

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The First Battle of the Next War: A US-China Conflict over Taiwan [Video]

War with China was once unimaginable but is now a frequent topic of analysis and discussion. CSIS ran 24 iterations of a wargame to see how such a conflict might play out. The bottom line: although in most scenarios Taiwan endured as an autonomous and democratic entity, the costs were staggering for all involved.Read the full report at https://www.csis.org/analysis/first-battle-next-war-wargaming-chinese-invasion-taiwan.---------------------------------------------A nonpartisan institution, CSIS is the top national security think tank in the world. Visit www.csis.org to find more of our work as we bring bipartisan solutions to the world's greatest challenges.Want to see more videos and virtual events? Subscribe to this channel and turn on notifications: https://cs.is/2dCfTveFollow CSIS on:• Twitter: www.twitter.com/csis• Facebook: www.facebook.com/CSIS.org• Instagram: www.instagram.com/csis/