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Clandestine Cold War Unit Honored At Fort Bragg

Special Forces Berlin: Clandestine Cold War Operations of the US Army’s Elite 1956-1990 by James Stejskal. Available at Amazon here. David Maxwell’s review, “DET-A”: Applied Unconventional Warfare In Berlin and Beyond in the Cold War, is here. Clandestine Cold War unit honored at Fort Bragg fayobserver.com · by Drew Brooks http://www.fayobserver.com/news/20180416/clandestine-cold-war-unit-honored-at-fort-bragg Drew Brooks Military editor @DrewBrooksNot quite a year after the Berlin […]

Helena’s Fearsome Force: Friday Marks 75 Years Since The ‘Devil’s Brigade’ Deployed To WWII

Helena’s Fearsome Force: Friday marks 75 years since the ‘Devil’s Brigade’ deployed to WWII helenair.com · by THOMAS PLANK thomas.plank@helenair.com · April 6, 2018 It’s been 75 years since one of the world’s most dangerous special forces marched through the middle of Helena en route to a war that would shift the world in a tectonic way. Most of […]

Operation Gunnerside: The Norwegian Attack On Heavy Water That Deprived The Nazis Of The Atomic Bomb

Operation Gunnerside: The Norwegian Attack on Heavy Water That Deprived the Nazis of the Atomic Bomb Scientific American · by Timothy J. Jorgensen,The Conversation US · February 23, 2018 The Nazi atomic effort relied on work done in this remote lab. Credit: Wikimedia(CC BY 2.0) The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest […]

Russia May Send More Iskander Missiles To Kaliningrad

https://www.rferl.org/a/russia-reported-may-send-iskander-missiles-kanliningrad-us-armored-divisions-poland/28790998.html?ltflags=mailer Russia May Send More Iskander Missiles To Kaliningrad Last Updated: October 13, 2017 10:27 GMT ·        RFE/RL A Russian tactical missile Iskander-M fired during the Zapad-2017 military exercises last month Russia may send more of its most advanced missiles to its Kaliningrad region in response to U.S. military deployments on NATO’s eastern flank, a prominent […]

NATO Needs A Long-Term Strategy To Counter Russia

A little backbone would be a good start.  RCP, fortunascorner.com Conclusion: Russia is a fragile state. If it seeks to undermine the legitimacy of Western institutions and political processes, it should expect to be the target of such actions. NATO Needs a Long-Term Strategy to Counter Russia By Daniel Gouré, www.realcleardefense.com View Original October 4th, 2017 Russia […]

After The “West-2017,” – Russia, Serbia, Belarus Hold ‘Slavic Brotherhood’ Military Drills

https://www.svaboda.org/a/28756552.html After the “West-2017” starts a new Belarusian-Russian military exercises September 25, 2017, 20:22 Russian paratroopers to exercise “Zapad-2017”, September 14, 2017 · Russian special forces arrived in Belarus to participate in joint special tactical exercises.   This was reported on the website of the Defense Ministry. According to a report in the exercise, which will be […]

What You Need to Know About Russia’s Big Wargame On NATO’s Doorstep

What You Need to Know About Russia’s Big Wargame On NATO’s Doorstep  By Ben Watson Read bio September 11, 2017   Here’s what NATO and the region is watching for this year — and why. For weeks, Russia and Belarus have been preparing for Zapad 2017. Zapad is Moscow’s recurring Cold War-era wargame designed to show the world Russia […]

Why CIA Vets Say Putin Hates America—And Why President Trump Can’t Trust Him

Why CIA Vets Say Putin Hates America—And Why President Trump Can’t Trust Him The White House wants to warm up to Moscow, eventually. But CIA veterans say we tried that. KIMBERLY DOZIER 06.25.17 12:00 AM ET  www.thedailybeast.com View Original June 25th, 2017 SEA ISLAND, Florida—The Russian intelligence officers picked up the American spies from Moscow’s […]

‘NATO, An American-Made Mechanism For Geopolitical Control Of Europe’

‘NATO, An American-Made Mechanism For Geopolitical Control Of Europe’ Published time: 25 May, 2017 11:28 Get short URL © Kay Nietfeld / DPA / Global Look Press NATO exists for the same reasons it did when it was first founded: make sure the Americans stay in Europe, keep the Russians out, and keep the Germans […]

Russian Financing Of Marine LePen; Latvian Financier Said To Act As Go-Between To Get Russian Loan For Le Pen

http://en.rebaltica.lv/2017/05/latvian-financier-said-to-act-as-a-go-between-to-get-russian-loan-for-le-pen/ Latvian financier said to act as a go-between to get Russian loan for Le Pen 2. MAY, 2017SANITA JEMBERGA, RE:BALTICA Illustration: Lote Lārmane, Re:Baltica / Source: LTV “Panorāma” ziņu arhīvs, 2003.gads; Marie-Lan Nguyen A Latvian-based consultant, who has managed offshores for the wealthy and politically influential in Russia, has emerged as an intermediary in […]