Op-Ed | November 30, 2023

Kissinger’s Last Advice on China, Russia Worth Heeding

Henry Kissinger, one of the world’s most famous diplomats and national security theorists, died this week at age 100. Kissinger had a profound effect on U.S. national security, helping establish U.S. diplomatic relations with communist China, negotiating a cease-fire that ended the Vietnam War, developing the détente policy with the Soviet Union, and using "shuttle diplomacy" to lower tensions in the Mideast and negotiate peace agreements.

Op-Ed | October 26, 2023

American weakness enables Chinese ambitions in Middle East

China’s primary geopolitical goal is to displace the United States as a global power, and it is taking advantage of the Israel-Hamas war to expand its influence in the Middle East. The Chinese Communist Party sees its rivalry with the U.S. as a zero-sum game, and so it welcomes any weakening of Israel, a close U.S. ally.

Policy | October 25, 2023

NEWS RELEASE: Conservatives Demand Strengthening the NDAA to Confront Communist China

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Top conservatives including Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the House of Representatives; top leaders from the America First Policy Institute including Phil Bryant, former Governor of Mississippi; Rick Perry, former Governor of Texas; Bobby Jindal, former Governor of Louisiana, and others sent a letter to Congress today urging Members of the House-Senate Conference Committee for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to address threats by the Chinese Communist Party risks posed by foreign land purchases.

Commentary | October 19, 2023

TESTIMONY: Securing Mississippi’s Land from Our Adversaries Is Not a Partisan Issue

Mississippi’s agricultural land is a strategic asset that provides food security and independence to the U.S., and Mississippi farmers are an essential part of the Nation’s fabric. Mississippi has approximately 34,700 farms that cover 10.4 million acres and employ 17.4% of the state’s workforce, and its crops, including poultry, eggs, soybeans, corn, and cotton, contribute $9.72 billion to the country’s economy and support communities throughout the state.

Policy | September 22, 2023

FACT SHEET: Myths and Distortions from TikTok’s Defenders Help It Evade Needed Accountability

TikTok poses a significant risk to American security and MENTAL HEALTH

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