Soleimani and the True Measure of Deterrence

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January 15, 2020
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CSO Alliance Situation Report: Libyan Maritime Security

Published on January 14, 2020 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments © CSO Alliance, 2020 January 14: Recent developments in Libya that have the potential to impact the maritime industry include: January 09 – The Libyan National Army (LNA) reportedly bans ships from calling to Misurata and Al Khums [see below images] January 12 – The LNA claims it has seized an Italian cargo vessel off Misurata. January 14 –…

January 14, 2020
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US Reportedly Attempted To An Iranian Commander in Yemen The Same Night as Soleimani Strike

Published on January 13, 2020 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments January 10: An unsuccessful strike on another high-ranking Iranian military commander took place in Yemen on the same night a U.S. drone strike killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Baghdad, two sources told US news outlet ABC News. The Jan. 2 nighttime strike targeted Abdul Reza Shahla’i, a key Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force commander, at his compound in Yemen,…

January 14, 2020
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Japanese Warship Deployed to Middle East

Published on January 13, 2020 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments January 09: Following Cabinet approval in late December, Japan has now deployed a destroyer and patrol planes to the Middle East on an information-gathering mission. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will make a five-day trip from Saturday [January 11] to the region. Seeking to help stabilize the region amid simmering tensions between Iran and the United States, Abe plans…

January 13, 2020
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The Pensacola Shooting: When Trust Among Allies Fails

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January 13, 2020
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DVIDS – Video – SSG FRED BIBLE & SPC JULIO MELENDEZ #dvidshub #military #QAnon #PatriotsUnited #NRA #Google #YouAreWorthMore #investing #entrepreneur #WakeUpAmerica #FoxNews #WWG1WGA #MAGA #BreakingNews #economy #entrepreneurs #finance #Leaders #Leadership #MaryPatriotNews #YoungLeaders

U.S. Army 7th Dive Detachment Divers SSG Fred Bible and SPC Julio Melendez interred the remains of Pearl Harbor Survivor Lauren Bruner amongst the remains of his fellow crewman on board the sunken U.S.S. Arizona. The ceremony was held on Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, December 7, 2019. Mr. Bruner will be the last survivor to be interred amongst the wreckage. More

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January 11, 2020
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DVIDS – Video – The Isolated Graves of Belgium #dvidshub #military #AP #training #ABC #tcot #success #NBC #PatriotsUnited #management #money #Politics #GreatAwakening #YouTube #economy #entrepreneurs #finance #Leaders #Leadership #MaryPatriotNews #YoungLeaders

American forces from Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, Belgium, traveled throughout Belgium Memorial Day weekend 2019 to honor American soldiers who died during WWI and WWII. Dr. Jerome Sheridan, the American Overseas Memorial Day Association Belgium President, honored the isolated grave sites of 16 individual Americans, all buried within Belgium. (U.S. Air Force video by Senior Airman Hannah Malone) More

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January 10, 2020
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Ghana Starts Construction of New Naval Base in Ezilinbo to Improve Gulf of Guinea Security

Published on January 9, 2020 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments January 09: Ghana’s president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has officially launched construction of the country’s new naval base with a sod-turning ceremony. Akufo-Addo said the base is part of the country’s efforts to improve maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea and protect the country’s oil and gas sector. Construction of the Forward Operating Base in Ezilinbo in the…

January 9, 2020
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Situation Report: Iranian Retaliatory Strike

Published on January 8, 2020 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments Early on January 08 2020, Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) launched up to twenty-two short-range ballistic missiles against two military bases used by US troops in Iraq. There are no reported casualties and only minimal damage. The attack was immediately claimed as a response to the US killing of Iranian General Qassem SOLEIMANI on January 03 2020. This…

January 8, 2020
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US Destroyer Seizes Over 11,000lbs Hashish in Gulf of Aden

Published on January 7, 2020 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments December 27 2019: The guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) interdicted a shipment of narcotics aboard a stateless vessel while conducting maritime security operations in the international waters of the Gulf of Aden, Dec. 27. Chung-Hoon’s visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team seized over 11,000 pounds of hashish while conducting a flag verification boarding. The vessel was determined to…

January 7, 2020
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