Category Ukraine

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 […]

The Future Of Transatlantic Defense: More Europe

http://nationalinterest.org/ blog/russias-nuclear-missile- death-train-arriving-2019- 19581 The Future Of Transatlantic Defense: More Europe February 26, 2017 | Kaitlin Lavinder Photo: iStock.com/artjazz The Newsletter Get exclusive analysis delivered to your inbox daily. subscribe now Europe faced a wave of ISIS-inspired terrorist attacks last year, from Brussels to Nice to Berlin. As ISIS-occupied territories in Iraq and Syria continue […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fake News, Fake Ukrainians: How A Group Of Russians Tilted A Dutch Vote

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/16/world/europe/russia-ukraine-fake-news-dutch-vote.html?emc=edit_ee_20170217&nl=todaysheadlines-europe&nlid=67920603 Fake News, Fake Ukrainians: How a Group of Russians Tilted a Dutch Vote By ANDREW HIGGINS FEB. 16, 2017 Photo Harry van Bommel, a left-wing member of Parliament, in his office in The Hague. He used a “Ukrainian team” that actually included Russians in an effort to influence a Dutch referendum last year on a […]

‘Crawling Advance’: A New Tactic Of Ukrainian Troops In Donbas

‘Crawling Advance’: A New Tactic of Ukrainian Troops in Donbas Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 14 Issue: 16 By: Vladimir Socor February 9, 2017 10:35 AM Age: 1 week (Source: Die Zeit) The assault on the eastern Ukrainian city of Avdiivka (January 28–February 4) was a combined-arms operation by Russia’s proxy forces, aiming to reverse […]