Category Archives: Russia

Wandering ’round the ‘net

Could a modern US Marine infantry battalion defeat the legions of Rome? James Erwin took to Reddit to solve this mystery. I have an opinion – what say you? It is taken as an article of faith that beer foam … Continue reading

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Out Goes Flynn

For better or for worse: President Trump’s embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned Monday night, Fox News reported. Flynn, in his resignation letter, wrote that he “inadvertently” briefed  top officials with incomplete information regarding his call with the Russian … Continue reading

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A short read, and interesting. What say you?

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“Suddenly,” a History

Right now we are experiencing an information campaign called “Omnichannel Marketing” which is “[b]asically your modern marketing blitzkrieg, assaulting audiences on all fronts across social media, brick and mortar stories, online, and mobile in one seamless experience.” This marketing campaign … Continue reading

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Evidence of Russian Hacking

In the electoral electrical system. That’s big time. Good thing it was discovered. I wonder what’s floating around the utilities’ cyberstructure that hasn’t been discovered. Resilience, folks. Are you prepared to go without power for a few days, at least? … Continue reading

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“The Expansion of a Program Encouraging Estonians to Keep Firearms in Their Homes”

Oh, my, a very interesting article in the Grey Red Lady, found by way of WRSA. I wonder if they let international teams enter? God bless them and their neighbors. Again, the Eastern Europeans– and here I do not except … Continue reading

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Adversaries and Allies

Questions for the audience: How do you think we are doing at a) deterring adversaries, and b) reassuring allies? Can we back up our obligations? Do our enemies, actual and potential, have cause to fear our actions and reactions? Is … Continue reading

Posted in China, Friends & Allies, Iran, Korea, Readiness, Russia, Strategy | 1 Comment