Category NATO

Russia Feared To Have ‘Detonated NUKE In Arctic’ As U.S. Hunter Plane Sweeps Over Britain

Russia Feared To Have ‘Detonated NUKE In Arctic’ As U.S. Hunter Plane Sweeps Over Britain Holloway, Henry. Daily Star (Online) [London (UK)] 21 Feb 2017. Highlighting: Off | Single | Multi Abstract (summary) Translate Abstract Vladimir Putin might have ‘tested a nuclear weapon’ in the Arctic Fears of a potential Russian nuclear test come as […]

Russian Defense Minister Says His Military Has Tested 162

Russian Defense Minister Says His Military Has Tested 162 Weapons In Syria 3:54 Download Transcript Facebook Twitter Google+ Email February 23, 20174:26 PM ET Heard on All Things Considered Lucian Kim Twitter An Ilyushin Il-78 Midas air force tanker and a Tupolev Tu-95MS Bear strategic bomber flew during a military parade in 2015 in Moscow. […]

POTUS Trump’s Personal Lawyer Reportedly Offered To Deliver Pro-Russian Peace Plan For Ukraine

From: CNN Breaking News <CNNBreakingNews@mail.cnn.com> Sent: Thursday, February 23, 2017 13:34 To: no-reply@siteservices.cnn.com Subject: Breaking News Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, offered to deliver to the administration a pro-Russian peace plan for Ukraine at a time when questions were being raised about Trump’s ties to Moscow, a Ukrainian lawmaker has told CNN. Andrii Artemenko […]

NATO Intercepts Russian Bombers Above Baltic Sea Twice In One Week

NATO Intercepts Russian Bombers Above Baltic Sea Twice in One Week By Damien Sharkov On 2/21/17 at 7:32 AM World NATO Russia Baltics NATO jets intercepted a skein of Russian combat aircraft, flying alongside Russian bomber planes above the Baltic Sea last Tuesday and Thursday—twice in a week, Lithuania’s government reports. The uptick of Russian […]

The Art Of A Raw Deal: Russia’s Strategic Nuclear Forces To Be 90 Percent Armed With Modern Weaponry By 2020

The Art of a Raw Deal (Op-ed) Russia’s strategic nuclear forces to be 90% armed with modern weaponry by late 2020 Military & Defense February 21, 14:14 UTC+3 Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu is confident that this will discourage any potential aggressor to encroach on the security of Russia Share 14 © Stanislav Krasilnikov/TASS MOSCOW, February 21. […]

Possible Russia Covert Nuclear Test: Detection Of Radioactive Iodine At Trace Levels In Europe In Jan. 2017

Detection of radioactive iodine at trace levels in Europe in January 2017 13/02/2017 http://www.irsn.fr/EN/Presentation/about_us/Pages/who_are_we.aspx ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++  TexteZone1 Iodine-131 (131I), a radionuclide of anthropogenic origin, has recently been detected in tiny amounts in the ground-level atmosphere in Europe. The preliminary report states it was first found during week 2 of January 2017 in northern Norway. Iodine-131 was […]

Nationalism: Russian Hybrid Warfare

Excerpts: Opening the conference General Tom Middendorp, Chief of Defence Netherlands Armed Forces, stated that “An uncertain future is looming on the horizon…this affects us all.” Ms. Hennis-Plasschaert concurred, stating, “Security in the world has seriously deteriorated since the beginning of the Arab Spring in 2011 and Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. Unfortunately, there […]

A Back-Channel Plan For Ukraine And Russia, Courtesy Of Trump Associates

A Back-Channel Plan For Ukraine And Russia, Courtesy Of Trump Associates By Megan Twohey, Scott Shane, www.nytimes.com View Original February 20th, 2017 President Trump on his way to Charleston, S.C., on Friday. Although he has expressed hope that the United States and Russia can work together, it is unclear if the White House will take a privately submitted […]

The Tactics Russian Intelligence Uses To Harass Foreign Diplomats

Comments by Dave Maxwell:  The 64 page report can be downloaded directly here.  https://www.teabeamet.ee/pdf/2017-en-c482143c.pdf  Thanks to the Estonians for putting this together.   We should not jettison the lessons of the Cold War and the Soviet era.  We should remember the threats our diplomats face from the Russians. The Tactics Russian Intelligence Uses To Harass Foreign […]

The Wars of Today And Tomorrow: A Conversation With Douglas Lute

The Wars of Today And Tomorrow: A Conversation With Douglas Lute  Feb 18, 2017  GSSR  Europe, In The News, International Security, Military & Defense  0 http://georgetownsecuritystudiesreview.org/2017/02/18/the-wars-of-today-and-tomorrow-a-conversation-with-douglas-lute/ By: Will Chim, Reporter Photo Credit: United States Institute of Peace (USIP) This month, the United States Institute of Peace hosted a discussion event with Douglas Lute to discuss “the wars of today and tomorrow”. […]