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Wes O'Donnell

A veteran of both the US Army and US Air Force, Professor Wes O’Donnell is a highly sought after presenter who has recently spoken at TEDx on Data Visualization and the US Air Force Academy on Leadership. He is noted for his fascinating, informative, dynamic and entertaining keynotes. Wes educates companies and government organizations on a number of topics ranging from emerging technology and big data visualization to veteran’s issues and leadership. But Wes’ best talks tend to center around his personal journey from poverty to distinguished entrepreneur and professor; a truly inspiring journey.

No American strike on North Korea without my consent, says South’s president

The United States has agreed not to take any military action against North Korea without first getting South Korea's approval, President Moon Jae-in said Thursday as he marked 100 days in office.

A U.S. service member is killed, others wounded, fighting ISIS in Afghanistan

An American service member was killed Wednesday and an unspecific number wounded while battling Islamic State loyalists in eastern Afghanistan.

China and India are dangerously close to military conflict in the Himalayas

As nuclear posturing between North Korea and the United States rivets the world, a quieter conflict between India and China is playing out on a remote Himalayan ridge — with stakes just as high.

North Korea Fear Drives America Back To The Bunkers

Tremors of anxiety are coursing through the U.S. as Americans worry rising tensions between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could lead to a nuclear strike on the U.S.

The Post 9/11 Renaissance in Police and Military Working Dogs

No one knows the origins of the first domesticated dog. Presumably it was a wolf that, for whatever reason, decided to link its fate in life with humans.

The big problem with the North Koreans isn't that we can't trust them. It's that they can't trust us.

The North Koreans say, in so many words, that they just want security against attack by the United States. And members of the Trump administration, just like previous administrations, say they have no program for regime change in North Korea and simply want not to be threatened by its nuclear missiles. In principle, these look like compatible positions. So why is the escalation happening?