Trump Admin Eyes Opportunity to Squash Iran, China, N. Korea Missile Threats

U.S. Army soldiers power-up a MIM-104 Patriot Missile System.

The newly installed Trump administration is eyeing an opportunity to revamp the U.S. domestic missile defense system to combat evolving threats posed by Iran, China, North Korea, and other rogue regimes, according to senior White House officials and new congressional communication disclosing how nations across the globe are “working diligently to exploit the many gaps and seams” in America’s current defenses.

Top Cruz Aide Tapped for Senior Role on Trump National Security Team

Victoria Coates

A senior adviser to Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) who played a critical role in crafting his national security agenda—including efforts to stop the Iran nuclear deal and designate the Muslim Brotherhood organization as a terrorist entity—has been tapped by the Trump White House to serve as a senior member of its National Security Council, the Washington Free Beacon can exclusively reveal.