PRESIDENT TRUMP AUTHORISES MISSILES STRIKE ON SYRIA

keyword: conflict in syria, chemical attack, missile strikes, united states, united kingdom, france. President Trump has announced his authorisation to launch missiles on Syria for chemical weapons storage last night in an 8-minute speech on US television. After alternating hot and cold all week, President Trump waited for the weekend and stock markets closing to communicate his decision, a decision made jointly with France and the United Kingdom. President Trump reminds that last year, after the Syrian regime’s chemical attack on its people, the United States launched an attack in retaliation…

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DEFENSE – LOCKHEED MARTIN SELLS 440 F-35 TO 11 COUNTRIES

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keywords: lockheed martin, f-35, defense, president trump. According to insistent rumors Lockheed Martin (LMT) is about to sign the firm order of 440 F-35 type aircraft destined for 11 different countries including the United States to deliver until 2020. The aircraft is already a commercial success. The F-35 is the flagship of the US defense industry and to date only 2 countries have it, the United States and Israel. This aircraft is, in the opinion of the experts, without any competitor at present, and thus gives a considerable advance to…

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NORTH KOREA – NEW MISSILE LAUNCH DIRECTION JAPAN

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keywords: north korea, japan, missile, president trump. The Japanese authorities confirm this morning the launch of a North Korean short-range ballistic missile that has grounded 300 km off the coast of Japan. This launch is the 3rd in 3 weeks. The Japan Prime Minister promises a “concrete action” following this launch. This is not the first missile launch in direction of Japan, it is clearly targeted by North Korea. While appeals to resolve the crisis peacefully do not seem to be crowned with success the Japanese Prime Minister is increasing the tone…

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DEFENSE – NATO WILL HELP FIGHTING AGAINST DAESH/ISIS

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keywords: otan, defense, terrorism, luxembourg. Since taking office on January 20, President Trump has continued to put pressure on his NATO allies. German Chancellor Merkel faced it when going to Washington. The objective is for the members of the Organization to spend at least 2% of their GDP in military expenditure in order to contribute actively to NATO missions (defense and anti-terrorism), the United States considering they pay the defense of their allies without return from them. The United States has also voted a defense budget for next year up…

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ETATS UNIS – ECOUTES DE L’EQUIPE DE TRANSITION TRUMP CONFIRMEES

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mots-clés: etats-unis, président trump, espionnage.   Devin Nunes (républicain), le Président de la commission Intelligence de la Chambre des représentants, a déclaré mercredi que certains membres de l’équipe de transition du président Trump, y compris probablement le président Trump lui-même, étaient sous la surveillance des services de renseignement américains “par inadvertance” après l’élection présidentielle. Même si les députés démocrates membres de la Chambre ont des doutes sur cette information comme le président Nunes n’a pas partagé avec eux de documents prouvant cette affirmation, cette révélation vient après que le président…

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UNITED STATES – CONFIRMATION TRUMP TRANSITION TEAM WAS UNDER SURVEILLANCE

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keywords: united states, intelligence, president trump, espionage. House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes (Republican) stated on Wednesday that some members of President Trump’s transition team, possibly including President Trump himself, were under “inadvertent” surveillance after the  presidential election. Even if Democrats House members have doubts about this information as Chairman Nunes didn’t share any documents with them, this revelation comes after President Trump accused the Obama administration of wiretapping Trump Tower, giving some power to this accusation, even if it is probably not “wiretapping” properly speaking. Chairman called  this surveillance as “incidental collection,” (interception) something he…

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FINANCE – Why we love security and defense stocks (and you should too!)

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keywords : security, defense, cyber security, stocks, invest in defense stocks. Here are the reasons why we have to invest in defense, security and cyber security stocks. Businesses in security, cyber security, and defense sectors don’t know crises. Their stocks get a positive trend too. Insecurity is a growth stock. With threats that seem disappear since 2008, western countries digesting the 2008 financial crisis and had to lower their budgets have slashed their security and defense spendings. But with the big drop in spending, threats are back. Wherever the threats…

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DEFENSE – LES ETATS-UNIS METTENT LA PRESSION SUR LEURS ALLIES DE L’OTAN

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mots-clés: conférence de presse, président trump, chancelier merkel, otan, luxembourg, europe.   Lors de la conférence de presse commune ce vendredi après-midi avec le Chancelier Merkel, le Président Trump a mis une nouvelle fois la pression sur ses alliés de l’OTAN. Après avoir confirmé le fort engagement des Etats-Unis dans l’OTAN, il a déclaré que les Nations doivent payer un “prix juste” pour bénéficier de la protection de l’OTAN, Allemagne en tête, rappelant son engagement de campagne électorale de faire payer davantage les nations pour bénéficier de cette protection principalement…

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DEFENSE – PRESIDENT TRUMP SAYS NATIONS MUST PAY ‘FAIR SHARE’ FOR NATO

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keywords: press conference, president trump, chancellor merkel, otan, luxembourg, europe.   At the joint press conference on Friday afternoon with Chancellor Merkel, President Trump once again put pressure on the NATO allies. After confirming the strong commitment of the United States in NATO, he declared that the nations must pay a “fair price” to benefit from the protection of NATO, with Germany in mind, repeating its commitment of electoral campaign to make pay more to the nations to benefit from this protection mainly financed by the United States and without…

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DEFENSE – Budget increase by 10% in the US, what about Luxembourg?

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keywords: pentagon, president trump, nato, military ambition, europe of defense.   President Trump announces today a significant increase of nearly 10% in the budget of the national defense (Pentagon) which leaves the whole world puzzled. While he seemed to want to reduce military spending (see the pressure he put on US military equipment manufacturers with a series of tweets in order to lower the prices) he now takes the opposite side. An increase of such importance is not surprising in China for example, but it is well in the United…

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STRATEGY – President Trump’s Tweet Diplomacy Decrypted

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keywords : donald trump, china, lockheed martin, #unpresident, #MakeAmericaGreatAgain. President-elect Donald Trump was criticized during his presidential campaign because of so called tweeting too much and being too impulsive on social networks, mainly Twitter. At some point even his aide took control of his twitter account in order to prevent him to make a mistake that could cost him the White House. But now, the Twitter account is back to his owner. With more or less 5 tweets a day, President-elect Trump shows to American people and to the world…

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FINANCE – What security and defense stocks on Wall Street will benefit from Trump administration

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keywords : security, defense, cyber security, stocks, invest in defense stocks. Here is our favorite security, defense and cyber security stocks list that should benefit from the new Trump administration. Companies from those sectors don’t know crises neither on Main Street nor on Wal Street. Their stocks follow the same upward trend. We recently explained why security and defense companies are growth stocks, let’s get into details giving our favorite stocks list. Smith & Wesson and Sturm Ruger. Firearms makers always had the wind in their sails in the United…

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