Category Europe

The Future of Russia’s Armed Forces, After Putin (Op-ed)

The Future of Russia’s Armed Forces, After Putin (Op-ed) In today’s Russia, the Army is failing in its core functions Aug 18, 2017 — 12:14 — Update: Aug. 18 2017 — 15:19 By Pavel Luzin 24 shares facebook twitter e-mail Most Read World Russian Emigres in New York Unfazed by Sanctions Fallout Russia Russia’s Strange and Whimsical […]

Rogue Heroes: How The SAS Was Forged From The ‘Sweepings Of Public Schools And Prisons’, Revealed In An Elite Regiment’s Secret War Diary

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4762336/Rogue-Heroes-SAS-forged.html Rogue Heroes: How The SAS Was Forged From The ‘Sweepings Of Public Schools And Prisons’, Revealed In An Elite Regiment’s Secret War Diary By Ben Macintyre For The Daily Mail Published: 17:01 EDT, 4 August 2017 | Updated: 21:01 EDT, 4 August 2017 The wind had reached gale-force as the five elderly Bristol Bombay transport aircraft neared their target, […]

Iran Is Closely Watching The U.S.-North Korea Stand-Off

_____________________________ https://www.thenational.ae/opinion/iran-is-closely-watching-the-us-north-korea-stand-off-1.619060 Iran Is Closely Watching The U.S.-North Korea Stand-Off Tehran’s sense of how far it can go will largely be shaped by what happens on the other side of Asia in the coming months Donald Trump’s improvised and unconvincing threats about “fire and fury” and being “locked and loaded” notwithstanding, the crisis over North […]

Why Giving Ukraine Lethal Weapons Would Be A Massive Mistake

     Not surprising the liberal Wash Post would take this position.   And most importantly, this article is notable for what it doesn’t say — an inconvenient truth that is hugely important — yet completely overlooked by this paper.  In 1997, then POTUS Bill Clinton and his Secretary of Defense, Bill Perry, were on […]

How Russia Is Using LinkedIn As A Tool Of War Against Its U.S. Enemies

How Russia Is Using LinkedIn As A Tool Of War Against Its U.S. Enemies By Jeff Stein, www.newsweek.com View Original One night in mid-March, Alan Malcher, a British military veteran, dropped into the Queen’s Arms, a working-class pub in north London. He took a seat at the bar and ordered his customary pint of Foster’s. Within a […]

The Coming Kaspersky Crackdown: Congress Targeting Popular Anti-Virus Company Over Links To Russian Intelligence

https://www.nationaljournal.com/s/656208?unlock=DY1BK172XKOH83W6&mref=homepage-free&mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiTURZMk1tSmhZV1ZpT0RFeCIsInQiOiJYS1pUcmFOMWRiYXJtblA1UFBoZXJMSnFOVVZXblRtUXY2TkpONGF0SkU5cEg1ODJkY0ozSmpoZlJoNkZ0bGpmZWRDZ0wrc1VNOVlud1o4TmNzOVAzSTNiVWpLWXdKYmNRZkhya1J5dGlnNlwvb3MybEtzZjNpTWZoSHpWYVFtbSsifQ%3D%3D The Coming Kaspersky Crackdown Congress is targeting the popular antivirus company over its rumored links to Russian spies. And there’s more than federal contracts at stake for Kaspersky. Brendan Bordelon @BRENDANBORDELON  Aug. 2, 2017, 8 p.m. Dogged by rumors of a nefarious relationship with Russia’s intelligence services and reeling from its removal as a General […]

Chaos And Order In A Changing World 

Chaos And Order In A Changing World by Dr Henry Kissinger capx.co · August 2, 2017 Lady Thatcher was one of the most significant leaders of our period. Decisive, effervescent, courageous, loyal, she was dedicated to shaping the future rather than following the recommendations of focus groups. I first met her in the early 1970s, when […]

Frustrated By Pace/Lack Of Progress In Afghanistan – POTUS Trump Reportedly Considers Firing U.S. Commander

Trump, Frustrated By Afghan War, Suggests Firing U.S. Commander: Officials Steve Holland and John Walcott  www.reuters.com View Original August 3rd, 2017 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s doubts about the war in Afghanistan has led to a delay in completing a new U.S. strategy in South Asia, skepticism that included a suggestion that the U.S. military commander […]

How U.S. Allies Undermine NATO: European Countries Divest From American Defense Firms That Help Protect Them.

How U.S. Allies Undermine NATO European countries divest from American defense firms that help protect them. Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg in Brussels, June 7. Photo: thierry charlier/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images By Orde F. Kittrie July 31, 2017 7:05 p.m. ET 139 COMMENTS The U.S. spends heavily to defend Europe, yet most North Atlantic Treaty Organization […]

How Vulnerable Is Moldova To A Russian Invasion Through Its Only Port?

How Vulnerable Is Moldova To A Russian Invasion Through Its Only Port? Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 14 Issue: 101 By: Mihai Popșoi July 31, 2017 07:26 PM Age: 1 day Port of Giurgiulești (Source: gifp.md) Moldova is a landlocked country, but unbeknownst to many, it has an international port on the Danube that is accessible to seagoing […]