Category Poland

Deterring Russian Aggression In The Baltic States Through Resilience And Resistance

  The 36 page report can be downloaded here: https://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/research_reports/RR2700/RR2779/RAND_RR2779.pdf   Finding:  Total Defense and Unconventional Warfare (TD/UW) techniques and forces can support deterrence, early warning, de-escalation, defense against invading forces, and liberation from occupation during the course of a hybrid or conventional conflict. Deterring Russian Aggression in the Baltic States Through Resilience and Resistance by Stephen […]

Kremlin Clarifies Putin Never Directly Declared Intention To Aim Missiles At U.S.

Kremlin clarifies Putin never directly declared intention to aim missiles at US Russian Politics & Diplomacy February 25, 13:36 UTC+3  The president did not mention any geographic site Russian missiles might be aimed at, the Kremlin spokesman said Share 42 Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov © Mikhail Metzel/TASS MOSCOW, February 25. /TASS/. Although he declared Moscow’s […]

Incredible Shrinking Europe: The Continent’s Grand Unity Project Is Failing; And Its Global Influence Is Fading;”The Rotten Heart Of Europe”

Incredible Shrinking Europe: The Continent’s Grand Unity Project Is Failing; And Its Global Influence Is Fading;”The Rotten Heart Of Europe”   https://fortunascorner.com      The title above comes from an Op-Ed in today’s (Feb. 12, 2019) Wall Street Journal (WSJ) by Walter Russell Mead. According to his Wikipedia biography, Mr. Mead is the James Clarke Chace Professor […]

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 […]

A Group Of Polish Mountaineers Are Now At Base Camp — Preparing To Attempt The First Ever Accent Of K2 In Winter — The World’s 2nd Tallest & Most Lethal Mountain

A Group Of Polish Mountaineers Are Now At Base Camp — Preparing To Attempt The First Ever Accent Of K2 In Winter — The World’s 2nd Tallest & Most Lethal Mountain   www.fortunascorner      As many of us shiver in the coldest weather to date in 2017, a group of Polish mountaineers landed in […]

In Finland, Mattis Backs Creation Of A Hybrid Warfare Center Focused On Russia

In Finland, Mattis backs creation of a hybrid warfare center focused on Russia By Dan Lamothe November 6 at 12:35 PM Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Finnish President Sauli Niinisto speak to the media at the presidential palace in Helsinki on Nov. 6. (U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr) HELSINKI — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis appeared […]

Inside ‘Satan’s’ Lair: The Lock-Tight Ukrainian Rocket Plant At Center Of Tech-Leak Scandal

Inside ‘Satan’s’ Lair: The Lock-Tight Ukrainian Rocket Plant At Center Of Tech-Leak Scandal https://www.rferl.org/a/ukraine-yuzhmash-north-korea-rocket-technology-report/28821134.html DNIPRO, Ukraine — Some of Ukraine’s most highly classified military secrets lie within the 4-meter-high, razor-wire topped walls that ring an otherwise nondescript compound on the edge of this gritty industrial city. Little gets in or out (aside from a reporter’s […]

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 […]

EU-NATO Hybrid Threat Center Launched In Finland

ww.dw.com/en/eu-nato-hybrid-threat-center-launched-in-finland/a-40784773?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=EBB%2010.04.2017&utm_term=Editorial%20-%20Early%20Bird%20Brief EU-NATO Hybrid Threat Center Launched In Finland The EU and NATO have teamed up in Europe’s far north to fight hybrid threats from “tweets to tanks”. A new center of excellence focuses on resilience to menaces from little green men to huge humanitarian catastrophes. Hybrid threats require hybrid resistance and now the European Union […]