Category Ukraine

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 […]

Detachment A: Clandestine Special Forces Missions From Berlin To Iran

Detachment A: Clandestine Special Forces Missions From Berlin To Iran By Det-a Book Authors, www.detachment-a.org View Original February 6th, 2017 It was the early 1970’s, at Andrews Barracks in Berlin, where a stern looking Special Forces Sergeant Major paced down the hallway for roll call. Daily army accountability formations are normally held outside, but due to the […]

By Lifting Sanctions, Trump Could Hand Russia’s Military A Lethal Technological Advantage

By Lifting Sanctions, Trump Could Hand Russia’s Military a Lethal Technological Advantage By Patrick Tucker Read bio January 31, 2017 AP / PAVEL GOLOVKIN AA Font size + Print Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email this article If Trump walks back sanctions, some fear key arms and military technologies could be next. “Wouldn’t it be nice if we […]

Reading The Readouts: A Closer Look At The Trump-Putin Phone Call

  http://www.rferl.org/a/closer-look-at-trump-putin-phone-call/28266254.html Reading The Readouts: A Closer Look At The Trump-Putin Phone Call January 29, 2017 ·         Steve Gutterman Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) and U.S. President Donald Trump For Americans and Russians looking for clues about how relations will shape up under U.S. President Donald Trump, the Kremlin and White House readouts of his […]

Gen. McChrystal Is Right – In Fact, Russian Leaders Think They Already Are At War

Gen. McChrystal Is Right – In Fact, Russian Leaders Think They Already Are At War Foreign Policy · by Thomas E. Ricks · January 30, 2017 By Oscar Jonsson Best Defense guest columnist General Stanley McChrystal perhaps shocked many when he spoke out on the chance of a war in Europe – aside from the continuing conflict in Ukraine. He […]

Seven Trump Foreign Policy Assumptions

Seven Trump Foreign Policy Assumptions lawfareblog.com By Daniel Byman Friday, January 20, 2017, 9:00 AM A new day, a new president, a new set of challenges for the foreign policy establishment. It’s hard to be a member of the foreign policy establishment. President George W. Bush challenged many of the establishment’s basic premises with his emphasis on […]