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Michael “Mick” Patrick Mulroy is the former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Middle East and is a retired Paramilitary Operations Officer (PMOO) from the Central Intelligence Agency. His previous assignments include: Chief of Department in Special Activities Center (formerly Special Activities Division), Chief of Station of an overseas country, Chief of Expeditionary Team in a warzone country, Chief of Base in a warzone country, Deputy Chief of a Branch in Special Activities Division (SAD), a PMOO in a Branch in SAD and several other overseas and headquarters positions. His awards include the Intelligence Star, the Intelligence Commendation Medal, the Career Intelligence Medal and the National Intelligence Exceptional Achievement Medal, among others.
Global News Watch sits down with Michael Patrick Mulroy, National Security and Defense Analyst for ABC, to discuss the current events unfolding in the Middle East. Leaving no stone unturned, Mulroy discusses all things Middle-Eastern warfare, including the root of the current Israeli-Palestinian conflict on both sides, dealing with Hamas and their increasing power and the U.S.’s efforts to help with the conflict. “If you remove six Palestinian families, and it gets replaced by non-Palestinians, that could shift the power dynamics when it comes to the potential future control of Eastern Jerusalem,” Mulroy stated.
Tune in to GNW’s live segment below on what’s going on “Behind the Walls: Inside the Middle East Conflict"
Michael Patrick Mulroy sit down with Anthony Opoka, a former child soldier for The Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) to discuss the child soldiering issue in Uganda. Providing an in-depth firsthand look at the global issue, Mulroy and Opoka discuss their efforts in fighting the LRA, and help bring child soldiers home. Opoka’s story as a former soldier, reaches beyond Uganda. “The United Nations said it has doubled in the Middle East in the last two years, and it is something that spreads from the Far East in the Philippines to South America and a lot of concentration in Africa….child soldiering needs to be addressed, because no adult should be ok with children fighting the wars that they start.”
Tune in to GNW’s live segment below to learn more about “The LRA's Political Objectives In Uganda."
Michael Patrick Mulroy discusses the United States’s recent withdrawal from Afghanistan. Providing a crucial scoop, Mulroy explains everything on the topic, including the history of the U.S. Military’s time in the country, problems that may arise from pulling out so many troops, why it is “in our interest” to withdraw from the country, how women’s rights are in Afghanistan are likely to take a huge hit, how other superpower countries will likely react, and how the United States will act in Afghanistan moving forward. “The only forces we have left now are simply to maintain our diplomatic presence,” Mulroy said.
Tune in to GNW’s live segment below to learn more about “ Unrest in Afghanistan as President Biden Pulls Military Troops
Global News Watch and Michael Patrick Mulroy sit down to talk about drone warfare. Discussing both the offensive and defensive sides, Mulroy explains the dangers of how quickly other countries are developing drone technology, America's climb to catch up with said countries, some of the non-militaristic uses for drones, the Iraqi government's particular drone threat, proxy threats, how A.I. fits into this new age warfare, and a variety of interesting methods to help counter the problem. “It is a big concern that terrorists could use this to cause mass casualties in the United States,” Mulroy stated.
Tune in to GNW’s live segment below to learn more about “Technology of Mass Destruc
Global News Watch and Michael Patrick Mulroy discuss the recently unfolding events in Afghanistan. Continuing on the topic from last month, Mulroy discusses the Taliban’s sooner-than-expected push to takeover Afghanistan, the large number of families pushing to leave the country, & the U.S. race to full withdrawal from the country. “Positive things don’t generally make the news,” Mulroy stated. Later on, in addition to the fascinating scoop on Afghanistan, Mulroy also discusses events happening in Iran and the effort to bring them back into compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, an effort in ending Iran’s nuclear program
Tune in to GNW’s live segment below to learn more about “ Two Decades of Military Occupancy in Afghanistan"
Michael Patrick Mulroy discusses the unraveling of Afghanistans Capital City of Kabul over the last few days and the rapid rise to Power of the Taliban. After a whirlwind of media updates, Mick gave us an update on how quick the Afghanistan Government crumbled under the weight of the stronghold of the Taliban over the course of the last 72 hours. The first major Afghan city fell on Aug. 9. The last one, Kabul, capitulated just six days later. The offensive that returned the Taliban to power 20 years after they were ousted by a U.S.-led coalition seemed dizzyingly fast as millions of people are struggling to get out of the country as quickly and safely as possible.
Tune in to GNW’s live segment below to learn more about “ Beyond the Horizon; Update on Talibans Quick Rise to Power"
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