Category Ukraine

Russian Electronic Warfare In Ukraine: Between Real And Imaginable

Russian Electronic Warfare In Ukraine: Between Real And Imaginable Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 14 Issue: 71 By: Sergey Sukhankin May 24, 2017 08:02 PM Age: 13 hours RB-301B “Borisoglebsk-2” jamming system (Source: informnapalm.org) The outbreak of war in the Donbas region (April 2014) turned Ukraine into one of the main targets of Russian information […]

Putin’s Central European Spy Base: Why Does The Kremlin Have So Many Spies In The Czech Republic?

HTTP://OBSERVER.COM/2017/05/VLADIMIR-PUTIN-PRAGUE-CZECH-REPUBLIC-SPY-BASE/ OPINION Putin’s Central European Spy Base Why does the Kremlin have so many spies in the Czech Republic? By John R. Schindler • 05/18/17 10:45am · 00:2501:43 PRAGUE—The capital of the Czech Republic is indisputably one of the loveliest cities in Europe. Having avoided major bombing or combat in the Second World War, unlike most cities in […]

The Return of Marco Polo’s World And The U.S. Military Response

Very looooong essay/article.  But, if you have the time and inclination, it is rich and interesting, with much to think about.  RCP Dave Maxwell:   Below is the text of Robert Kaplan’s long essay.  The original with graphics, photos, and citations can be read at this link:  http://stories.cnas.org/the-return-of-marco-polos-world-and-the-u-s-military-response. We should read, ponder, and discuss this […]

Russia’s Defense Ministry Confirms U.S. Spy Jet Intercepted Over Black Sea

Russia’s Defense Ministry Confirms U.S. Spy Jet Intercepted Over Black Sea Military & Defense May 12, 10:16 UTC+3 The Russian fighter jet performed a maneuver of ‘greeting’ for the US pilots and after that the US surveillance plane changed the flight route, the ministry said Share 51 P-8A Poseidon © US NAVY/EPA MOSCOW, May 12. /TASS/. […]

How Russia Weaponized Social Media In Crimea

David Maxwell’s comments are highlighted in blue below; and, his contact info is at the bottom of the page. David Maxwell:  Although the Chinese have coined the “Three Warfares” (psychological warfare, media warfare, and legal warfare) I think the real three warfares we are seeing being practiced by our adversaries in the space between peace […]

The Unimaginable About Wars Is Being Imagined Again, Says Acclaimed Military Strategist Peter Singer

Lengthy read. Excerpt: U-T: You’ve written about the invasion of Iraq by ISIS, when Daesh went through Mosul. It actually was a relatively small force, but it had been preceded by thousands of tweets and images and other forms of information warfare.   To me, it’s Maoist. It’s this understanding that the important terrain is […]

The Twin Goals Behind North Korea’s Resolve On Nuclear Weapons

The comments below highlighted in blue are by/from Col. (Ret.) Dave Maxwell and his contact info is at the bottom of this article.  RCP Dave Maxwell:  Please understand the highlighted portion especially and we should also keep in mind that China does not have the same fears or view the north as a threat in […]

Ukrainian Elder Sstatesman: How Russian Hybrid War Is Changing The World Order

Excerpts: Thus, the events that took place in Ukraine were no less dramatic than those in Europe and the entire Western world. And it is not only a matter of education or stamps of official propaganda, but, above all, of collective traumatic experience. Maybe that is why the tragedy of Holocaust did not have such […]

Trump’s Foreign Policy, With the Press Distracted, Is Starting To Cohere

Trump’s Foreign Policy,  With the Press Distracted,  Is Starting To Cohere By CONRAD BLACK, Special to the Sun | March 21, 2017   Though it is hard to believe some days, the political atmosphere in Washington is slowly settling down. The Democrats drone tiresomely on, battering the piñata that there is no evidence that President Obama tapped candidate […]

NATO And EU Need ‘Grand Strategy’ To Resist Putin, Says General

https://www.ft.com/content/e8dc5f7c-ff67-11e6-8d8e-a5e3738f9ae4 Financial Times MYFT Financial Times MYFT Nato‎ NATO And EU Need ‘Grand Strategy’ To Resist Putin, Says General Senior British officer in alliance concerned over Russian opportunism General Sir Adrian Bradshaw, deputy supreme commander of the Allied Forces in Europe © AFP YESTERDAY by: Sam Jones in Mons Nato cannot deter Russia alone and […]