Written by Chriss W. Street
The September 16th terrorist attack on the Naval Command Headquarters at the Washington D.C. Naval Yard is a major a defeat for the projection of international supremacy by the United States. One or more terrorists managed to get on the secure compound and into the building housing the Chief of Naval Operations to kill 12 Americans. This event will have profound psychological and political impacts by demonstrating the center U.S. military power is now part of the global battleground.
President Obama tried to deflect today’s Naval Yard attack by labeling it as “yet another mass shooting.” But according to the Navy, the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) headquarters building where the shooting took place is supposed to be an ultra-high-security facility, because it is houses the Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jonathan Greenert and is the largest of the Navy’s five system command centers. Continue reading