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Letter: National security

  • Author: Peter Jenkins
    | Opinion
  • Updated: February 12
  • Published February 12

President Donald Trump is known for his propensity to fire people he deems incompetent. Recently, the heads of all the security agencies presented their annual report of the threats facing the nation. It did not include any reference to the southern border. It did identify ISIS, Russia and North Korea as well as others. It also stated that Iran was in compliance with its treaty on nuclear weapons. The president called them naive and stated that he knew far more about the situations than they did.

Why the all these incompetent people still employed? Surely we need highly competent people in these vital positions.

— Peter Jenkins

Eagle River

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