Lobo Institute in the News

Fatal shootings at US military bases highlight unexpected and growing threat — insiders with access badges

As published by KMBZ Radio (NEW YORK) -- Shooting rampages at military installations in Florida and Hawaii that left five people dead in three days have put a spotlight on a growing U.S. security threat -- insiders with access passes ...
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FBI probing if Pensacola suspect watched mass-shooting videos prior to attack

As published by ABC News by Josh Margolin Investigators are probing a report that the suspect in the deadly Florida naval base shooting watched mass-shooting videos in the presence of some friends in the days leading up to the attack, ...
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Syria Civil War: US Diplomat Says US Did Not Do Enough To Prevent Turkey’s Invasion

As published in the International Business Times by by Marcy Kreiter  A memo from a U.S. diplomat on the ground in northern Syria sharply criticizes the administration for not doing more to stop Turkey’s invasion last month, saying the Turks committed ...
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Pentagon Seeks $25M for Middle East War Zone Diplomats

As published in Newsmax by Theodore Bunker  The Pentagon has asked Congress to grant approval for additional authority and up to $25 million in logistical support and services for diplomats and aid workers in Middle Eastern war zones, Al-Monitorreports. Undersecretary for Defense ...
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Pentagon rethinks how to protect diplomats, aid workers in Mideast war zones

As published by Al-Monitor by Jack Detsch The Pentagon is pushing Congress for more authority to provide security to diplomats and aid workers in conflict zones, a move that could allow US aid to penetrate deeper into war zones in ...
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Lobo Institute joins the Middle East Institute

As published on Middle East Institute. Michael Patrick Mulroy Senior Fellow for National Security and Defense Policy Michael "Mick" Patrick Mulroy is Senior Fellow for National Security and Defense Policy at the Middle East Institute. He is also the co-founder ...
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The Child Soldier Crisis: ‘Kids Are Cheap’

As published by Foreign Policy by Lara Seligman. When Michael Mulroy first met Anthony Opoka, Mulroy was a CIA paramilitary officer working to combat the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), a violent insurgency operating in central Africa against the government of ...
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The US Might Have Warded Off Turkey’s Syria Invasion, Says DOD’s Outgoing Mideast Policy Chief

As published by Defense One by Katie Bo Williams. U.S. and Turkish officials were shoring up a joint-patrol deal when Trump scuttled it. The Turkish attack on U.S.-backed Kurds in the northeastern reaches of Syria might have been headed off, ...
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Secretary of Defense Medal for Outstanding Public Service to Michael Patrick Mulroy

Citation to accompany the award: Mr. Michael Patrick Mulroy is recognized for outstanding achievement as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Middle East, Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Policy from November 2017 to November 2019. Mr. Mulroy ...
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Film Screening of “My Star in the Sky” at Truman National Security Project

Truman National Security Project hosted the screening of "My Star in the Sky" (Lakalatwe in the Acholi language) on Oct. 29, 2019, at its headquarters in Washington, D.C. Lobo Institute produced, directed and created the documentary My Star in the Sky — which in the ...
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