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Wednesday
Nov232016

America’s wake-up call

The Hill

By: Bart Marcois, Contributor

If you’re wondering what trends and events will drive President-elect Donald Trump’s foreign policy, you need to read “While America Slept,” by Robert O’Brien. O’Brien, a California-based attorney with an international practice and decades of foreign policy experience, has chronicled the major developments in U.S. foreign policy throughout the 1990s and the 21stcentury. Highly sought after as a foreign policy adviser by Republican presidential candidates, O’Brien is likely to be invited to take a senior State Department position no matter whom Trump chooses as his secretary of State.

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Tuesday
Sep202016

Review: "While America Slept" 

Robert O’Brien’s new book is the 2016 equivalent of Richard Nixon's "The Real War."

By Daniel Runde

Robert C. O'Brien's collection of essays on U.S. national security and foreign policy, with a forward by Hugh Hewitt, is a wake up call to the American people. The world has become steadily more dangerous under President Obama's "lead from behind" foreign policy.

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Thursday
Sep152016

Thoughts from Dr. Joe: LCF resident questions U.S. foreign policy 

LA Times / La Cañada Valley Sun

By: Joe Puglia

The world is often abysmal and dark as a bad dream. Utopians surrender any understanding of reality for the promise of societal perfection. The search for Nirvana is ultimately a futile and dangerous quest that encompasses and necessitates the death of reason. It’s a precarious ideology that inhibits detente and empowers enemies.

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Tuesday
Sep132016

Book Review: “While America Slept,” by Robert C. O’Brien

Republican National Lawyers Association

By: Ms. Kimberly Reed

In 1938, Winston S. Churchill published Arms and the Covenant, which had the title While England Slept in the United States. This book, a collection of 41 of Churchill’s speeches spanning the decade known as his “wilderness years,” served as an ominous warning about the coming of World War II. Churchill’s book also inspired Robert C. O’Brien’s just-published While America Slept.

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Monday
Sep052016

We Were Warned: China Challenges the Status-Quo While the U.S. Navy Shrinks

The National Interest / THE BUZZ

By: Harry J. Kazianis

While world leaders gathered in China for the G-20 summit, Asia hands the world over, especially here in Washington, D.C., seemed preoccupied with another breaking news event (and no, we aren’t talking about the drama surrounding President Obama’s strange red carpet snub or National Security Advisor Susan Rice’s awkward moment on the tarmac—we could only be so lucky).

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