Category Poland

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 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 […]

Russia-China Naval Exercises In The Baltic As An Element Of A Changing World

Valdai Discussion Club July 24, 2017 RUSSIAN-CHINESE EXERCISES IN THE BALTIC AS AN ELEMENT OF A CHANGING WORLD By Feng Shaolei Dean, Professor, School of Advanced International and Area Studies (SAIAS), East China Normal University; Director, Center for Russian Studies, MOE Key Research Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences, East China Normal University. On July […]

‘A Threat That Must Be Eliminated,’ Putin’s Chilling Message To Sweden Over NATO Membership

‘A threat that must be eliminated’ Putin’s chilling message to Sweden over NATO membership VLADIMIR Putin has issued a chilling warning to Sweden over the possibility of it joining NATO, saying such a move would represent a “threat” to Russia which would have to be “eliminated”. By Nick Gutteridge, Brussels Correspondent PUBLISHED: 11:30, Mon, Jun […]

New Decree Gives Russian National Guard The Power To Commandeer Regular Army Units; Some In Russia Are Calling The National Guard The ‘New NKVD,’ Or Secret Police

One reason for this move is likely related to the burgeoning Muslim population in Russia, the only ethnic group that is not experiencing a negative population growth.  And, Muslims in Russia are discriminated against; and, there is a growing militant Islamic strain that is a looming threat to the state. It is probably only a […]

Leaked Documents Show Russian, Serbian Attempts To Meddle In Macedonia

—————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- https://www.occrp.org/en/spooksandspin/leaked-documents-show-russian-serbian-attempts-to-meddle-in-macedonia/ Leaked Documents Show Russian, Serbian Attempts To Meddle In Macedonia by Aubrey Belford, Saska Cvetkovska, Biljana Sekulovska and Stevan Dojčinović   04 June 2017 Russian spies and diplomats have been involved in a nearly decade-long effort to spread propaganda and provoke discord in Macedonia as part of a region-wide endeavor to stop Balkan countries […]

Russia Tests Zircon Hypersonic Missile System, Which It Says Makes U.S. Defenses Obsolete

Traveling so fast that it is beyond the human minds ability and capacity to understand what has happened — if there is a launch — and make a reasoned judgment about a response?  Do we reach a point sooner than we expect and want — of having to have an artificial intelligence architecture, in order […]

Europe Reckons With Its Depleted Armies: NATO Members Confront Rampant Materiel Shortages; Say POTUS Trump Has A Point On More Military Spending

https://www.wsj.com/articles/europe-reckons-with-its-depleted-armies-1496444305 Europe Reckons With Its Depleted Armies EUROPE As European NATO members confront rampant materiel shortages, officials acknowledge Trump has a point in calling for more military spending confront rampant materiel shortages, officials acknowledge Trump has a point in calling for more military spending Soldiers of several nations watch NATO tank exercises last month in […]

Opening Remarks By HASC Subcommittee Chair On Strategic Forces, Mike Rogers (R. AL) — Hearing On FY18 Priorities For Nuclear Forces & Atomic Energy Defense Activities

For Immediate Release: May 25, 2017 Contact: HASC Communications (202) 225-2539 OPENING REMARKS OF CHAIRMAN ROGERS SUBCOMMITTEE ON STRATEGIC FORCES   WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the Subcommittee’s hearing titled “Fiscal Year 2018 Priorities […]