Entries by Jim Red

Veteran’s Day 2019 Message

Throughout our nation’s history, brave men and women have always answered the call to protect America and defend our way of life. On Veterans Day, the Lint Center recognizes and wishes to thank all those who have worn the uniform in service to our great nation. The Lint Center extends its gratitude to all our […]

Captain Maren Culbreth Awarded 2019 Army Staff Sgt. Richard S. Eaton Jr. Scholarship

The Lint Center for National Security Studies Awards 2019 Army Staff Sgt. Richard S. Eaton Jr. Scholarship to Captain Maren Culbreth The Lint Center for National Security Studies, Inc., a non-profit organization focused on supporting the next generation of America’s National Security professionals through scholarships and mentoring opportunities, today announced the winner of the 2019 […]

Smoke Grenades Do Not A Target Make

By Anonymous There were a lot of boring days. For every minute of excitement, there were fifty minutes of mind-numbing boredom. We’d check in with ground forces, sometimes begging for something to do. We took a lot of pictures of potential targets, oddly enough. On the days that no one was getting shot at and […]

Fourth of July 2019

Happy Independence Day! Freedom and independence are words affectionately and passionately associated with the United States of America. On the Fourth of July, the U.S.A. celebrates the bountiful freedom we have fought for. However, as we do prepare to celebrate yet another year of freedom, we must keep in mind its fragility. As easily as […]

The Lint Center Announces Generous Donation from Geopolitical Futures

Geopolitical Futures and the Lint Center partner to broaden the insight of scholarship winners on relationships between geography, demography, resource scarcity, military capability and other key drivers of the international system. June 20, 2019 The Lint Center for National Security Studies, a non-profit organization established to promote and advance the academic and professional preparation of […]

Memorial Day 2019

“Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be.”    – General Douglas MacArthur Memorial Day is an important day for everyone, in many cases, serving as a day to remember and pay respects to loved ones no longer present. At the same time, […]

Update Andrew Ertl 12/18

UPDATE: December 2018 Andrew Ertl, previous winner of the Jim and Anna Hyonjoo Lint Scholarship in 2016, is currently studying at Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government, where he is pursuing a Master of Public Policy. Andrew said of his current program, “What I can say about Oxford, is that the curriculum here is quite a […]

Lint Center for National Security Studies Grants a Current Intelligence Professional $1500 to Pursue an Advanced Policy Degree

The Lint Center for National Security Studies, Inc., a non-profit organization focused on supporting the next generation of America’s National Security professionals through scholarship and mentoring opportunities, today announced the award winner of the 2018 Jim and Anna Hyonjoo Lint Scholarship. This year’s winner, who for security purposes is known as Ms. B, was awarded […]

Amanda Vicinanzo’s Testimonial

Marcus Tullius Cicero said, “The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.” This scholarship in my father’s name has done a powerful thing for my family—it has kept my father’s legacy alive, even after his death. Not only does he live on in the minds and hearts of all those […]

U.S. Marine Corps Captain Richard Laszok Awarded 2018 McGaughey Family Scholarship

The Lint Center for National Security Studies Awards 2018 McGaughey Family Scholarship to Captain Richard Laszok The Lint Center for National Security Studies, a non-profit organization focused on supporting the next generation of America’s National Security professionals through scholarship and mentoring opportunities, today announced the 2018 McGaughey Family Scholarship award winner. Captain Richard Laszok was […]

China’s Challenge to the U.S.

by Richard Laszok Published with Permission Competition between China and the U.S. does not have to result in a win-lose situation, but this requires both countries to renegotiate current trade policies.  The current negotiations can provide a win-win deal for both countries.  Factors that contribute to a nations global power are its economic policies, military […]

American University Graduate Student, Jared Zimmerman, Awarded International Association for Intelligence Education Scholarship

The Lint Center for National Security Studies Awards 2018 International Association for Intelligence Education Scholarship to Jared Zimmerman. The Lint Center for National Security Studies, a non-profit dedicated to fostering the educational development of the next generation of America’s Counterintelligence and National Security professionals through scholarship and mentoring opportunities, and the International Association for Intelligence […]

Update Julie Slama

UPDATE: October 2018 Julie Slama, winner of the 2016 Lee and Byun International Relations and Cultural Awareness Scholarship, has sent in this update: I’m currently in my first year of law school at the University of Nebraska, after graduating this spring with a degree in Political Science from Yale University. In the past two years, […]

Update XO Steven McDonald

UPDATE: September 2018 After running a small optical boutique with his wife for several years, Steven McDonald decided that it was time to pursue his dream career, rather than a mere occupation. Realizing that doing so would be no simple task, Steven decided that the best route to his goal involved going back to school. […]

Dismantling North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons Program Starts with Understanding Its History

Published with Permission by: Irajpanah, Katherine, “Dismantling North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons Program Starts with Understanding Its History”, In Homeland Security, 04 July 2018, Web, https://inhomelandsecurity.com/nuclear-weapons-program-history/ By Katherine Irajpanah Writer, Lint Center for National Security Studies, Inc., and Special Contributor, In Homeland Security  On June 12, President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong-un of the Democratic People’s […]