Sam Mire Writer

Sam Mire is a freelance writer with a niche in current global and domestic events as well as technology. He has penned self and ghost-written pieces published in USA Today, Western Journalism, Tampa Bay Times, Tallahassee Democrat, and Sunshine State News. A graduate of the University of South Florida, he has a Bachelor’s degree in journalism. Sam covers both domestic American politics and US foreign policy for TrigTent.

Published Content

The Disappearance of a Saudi Journalist May Cause Fireworks

The latest development involving Khashoggi will not bring the allies any closer, and Turkey could very well respond hostilely if they see the disappearance of the journalist to be an intentional slight to their sovereignty.

The Great Liberian Bank Robbery is a Real-Life Heist Mystery

Here’s an elevator pitch for an Elmore Leonard novel: $104 million in newly printed bank notes gone into thin air, a former president and Noebl Prize winner’s son at the center of the investigation…Liberia

The Future of War: Defend Yourself, Hope for the Best

For nations that do still have governments, it can feel a helpless venture to attempt cracking down on other nations where non-governmental armed groups have achieved outsize influence.

North Korea Once Again Straddles Diplomacy and Defiance

It’s not been easy to nail down just what is going on between North Korean leadership, the United States president, and the world as a whole since the Singapore Summit.

A New Geneva Convention for the Digital Age is in Order

We’re in the age of digital warfare, so why pretend like we’re still fighting in the trenches?

American Soldiers Keep Dying From Rogue Afghani Inside Attacks

In a nation whose largest cash crop is the opium, it’s fair to characterize the American vision for peace in Afghanistan as a pipe dream.

Africa Has World's Oldest Leaders, but Youngest People. The Result is Chaos.

Nine African presidents are 73 years or older. And, most of these leaders tend towards the outrageously corrupt.

Cracking Down on Opioids Leads to Higher-Dose Prescriptions

When the black market and a national opioid abuse crisis demand legislation, the result is legitimate medical professionals and their patients bearing the brunt of the punishment.

Father Knows Best: Saudi King Steps in To Shelve Foreign Oil IPO

The seemingly out-of-the-blue decision hints at a potential difference of opinion between father and son with respect to Aramco, whether it is merely over the timing of the IPO or a broader vision for the future of the Saudi economy.

Blind Faith: Archbishop Says He Told Pope of Sex Abuse Knowledge

“Even in the tragic affair of McCarrick, Pope Francis’s behavior was no different. He knew from at least June 23, 2013 that McCarrick was a serial predator."