Excerpts: Conducting deterrence in two theaters can be dizzying. In the past two years the United States has had Patriots in place in the Gulf; moved some out (of Bahrain, in October 2018); deployed some back to the Gulf (May 2019); and will now move them out again. It is a geostrategic hokey pokey and […]

Excerpts:   But as we all know by now, there is differential mortality with Covid-19; it just has nothing to do with pre-existing genetic resistance or antibodies. We’re seeing big differences in mortality between population groups in the U.S.—between poor Native Americans and African-Americans, for example, and other Americans—related to differences in pre-existing health conditions. […]

David Maxwell Comment:  “This highlighted excerpt seems like it came out of William Arkin’s book Code Words. Note also the second excerpt and Kim’s likely paranoia.  He must be afraid of US targeting capabilities.  He should know we do have the capability to locate and target him if we choose to.  If we can locate […]

Newly Released Report: “Breaking The China Supply Chain: How The ‘Five Eyes’ Can Decouple From Strategic Dependency”      Breaking-the-China-Chain I have not had a chance to read the newly released report as yet from the Henry Jackson Society; but, wanted to go ahead an send a link/attachment tp the report. I hope to […]

China’s  Crackdown On Hong Kong Has Accelerated The Exodus Of Capital Out Of The Former British Colony; “China May Be Making The Same Hubristic Mistake As Tojo’s Japan: Overestimating Its Own Rising Strength; And Underestimating The Resolve Of The Dishevelled And Unruly Democracies.”      Back on March 9, 2020, at the onset of […]

See the video at this link: The trailer just dropped for ‘The Outpost’ — a new movie about one of the bloodiest battles of the Afghan War · by James Clark The trailer for The Outpost, an upcoming military thriller about the Battle of Kamdesh, has finally arrived. Based on the book of the same name by […]

Sabotage And Subversion: The Secret Operations Of The SOE · by James Wharton 18th May 2020 at 3:55pm Kidnapping German Generals, blowing up factories and infiltrating the water supply of a laundrette with itching powder … three real examples of the top-secret war time operations of the SOE, or to give it its full name, the […]

Senators to Propose Bill Sanctioning Chinese Officials Over Hong Kong Security Law Legislation also would penalize banks that do business with the entities By Lindsay Wise Updated May 21, 2020 8:46 pm ET WASHINGTON—U.S. senators are introducing a bipartisan bill that would sanction Chinese officials and entities who enforce the new national-security laws in Hong […]

“This Is The End Of Hong Kong;” China Congress Announces Crackdown On Hong Kong With New “National Security” Law, Abandons GDP Target; Move By China Could Plunge Hong Kong Into Trumoil/Civil War; Could Hong Kong Become Belfast?       Numerous media outlets are reporting this morning that China has demonstrably pulled of the gloves […]

David Maxwell Comment:  “Quite a title.  A little bit of a leap of logic.     But this is the key point and a change in the regime narrative.  The regime is taking a risk.  To reduce the “deification” of the leaders risks undermining the legitimacy of the regime.  It is going to be difficult to recraft […]