“Polls showed that 70 percent of New Yorkers supported Amazon’s planned investment in the state.”
Witt, 39, served in the Air Force during 1997-2008, and as a contractor until 2010. She secured a high-level security clearance and routinely worked highly classified intelligence missions.
She defected to Iran five years ago and began helping Iranian intelligence target her former colleagues in the U.S. She also revealed classified details in the Pentagon’s Special Access Program.
“‘The three H’s — the Houthis, Hamas and Hezbollah — these are real threats … you can’t get peace in the Middle East without pushing back against Iran,’ Pompeo said, referring to the Islamic regime’s proxies in Yemen, in Lebanon and in Syria and Iraq.”
“In the words of Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson, “The Air Force is too small for what the nation expects of us.” Nor is the Secretary alone in her assessment. During a 2017 hearing, then Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain declared: “This is a full-blown crisis, and if left unresolved, it will call into question the Air Force’s ability to accomplish its mission.” The baseline reality is that the Air Force is operating the smallest, oldest, and least ready aircraft force it has ever fielded in its history. In 1990, the Air Force fielded 3,206 fighters and 737 bombers. Today, it has just 1,731 fighters and 157 bombers. Mobility aircraft like tankers and transports were also slashed by over half.”