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The Lobo Challenge

** DISCLAIMER: THIS IS A VOLUNTEER EVENT, YOU VOLUNTEERED TO DO IT, AND YOU ACCEPT ALL RISKS ASSOCIATED AS WELL AS RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR DECISIONS! ** The Lobo Institute has officially launched the "Lobo Challenge." This Challenge is continuous throughout ...
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The US strike on al-Qaeda leader al-Zawahiri

On this week's episode, host Alistair Taylor explores the ramifications of the CIA drone strike that killed al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in Kabul, Afghanistan on July 31. Joining the program are three MEI experts — Mick Mulroy, Javid Ahmad, and Douglas London ...
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Biden backs Sweden and Finland’s bids to join NATO

ABC News national security and defense analyst Mick Mulroy discusses President Joe Biden signing NATO accession protocols in support of Finland and Sweden’s bids to join the alliance. As published by ABC News, to watch, please click here ...
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National security expert on Brittney Griner’s conviction, China military drills

ABC News national security analyst Mick Mulroy sheds light on the possible prisoner swap following Brittney Griner’s conviction, as well as China’s escalating missile drills. Please click here to watch ...
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Iran Deal Talks Go Into Overtime The top U.S. negotiator is making a last-ditch trip to Vienna.

By Jack Detsch, Foreign Policy’s Pentagon and national security reporter, and Robbie Gramer, a diplomacy and national security reporter at Foreign Policy. FP subscribers can now receive alerts when new stories written by these authors are published. Subscribe now | ...
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Drone strike that killed Al Qaeda leader marks new era for US counter-terrorism

As published by the Middle East Eye by Sean Mathews The drone strike on Ayman al-Zawahiri has raised questions about whether the US can successfully replicate the Al Qaeda leader's assassination amid concerns that Afghanistan has re-emerged as a safe haven ...
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ABC News: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visits Taiwan

ABC News’ national security and defense analyst Mick Mulroy discusses the House speaker’s Asia trip and the concerning rhetoric from China over her visit to Taiwan. Please click here to view ...
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Bloomberg: Geopolitical Tensions And National Security (Audio)

Please click here to listen. Mick Mulroy, co-founder of the Lobo Institute and Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Middle East serving under James Mattis as well as a retired CIA officer and US Marine, discusses Nancy Pelosi's ...
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New York Times: How the C.I.A. Tracked the Leader of Al Qaeda

As published by the New York Times. WASHINGTON — Intelligence officers made a crucial discovery this spring after tracking Ayman al-Zawahri, the leader of Al Qaeda, to Kabul, Afghanistan: He liked to read alone on the balcony of his safe ...
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ABC News Videos Breaking down the CIA drone strike that killed al-Qaeda’s leader

Breaking down the CIA drone strike that killed al-Qaeda's leader Tue, August 2, 2022, 10:28 AM Please click here to watch. National security expert Mick Mulroy gives insight on the CIA’s drone strike that killed al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri ...
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