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Wed., April 3: Juliana Geran Pilon: The Art of Peace: Engaging a Complex World


Dr. Pilon is a close friend, an expert in this field. This is a must-see event for those in the DC area.   </end editorial> Westminster Institute Wednesday, April 3 – Juliana Geran Pilon The Art of Peace: Engaging a Complex World When Reception at 7:00 PM Wednesday, April 3, 2019 from 7:30 PM to 8:45… Continue reading Wed., April 3: Juliana Geran Pilon: The Art of Peace: Engaging a Complex World

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Pro-Russian Propaganda Spinning Up Before Ukraine Election


I read the headline of the below article and I snorked.   Snorking is this endearing quality of a laugh I share when something is so funny I blast it past the barriers of my self-control.  Like being an acolyte in church, sneaking in a comic book, and laughing at a funny part during the sermon. … Continue reading Pro-Russian Propaganda Spinning Up Before Ukraine Election

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Prigozhin Mercenaries Operate In Central African Republic Exploiting Legal Grey Areas


Putin’s Chef, Prigozhin, deployed members of Wagner Private Military Company to the Central African Republic, supported by Russian trolls pushing a pro-Russian, anti-French position.  This is today’s Russian operation with built-in deniability, because these aren’t Russian soldiers, per se. These are Russian mercenaries which operate in the grey area of international law.  This is the… Continue reading Prigozhin Mercenaries Operate In Central African Republic Exploiting Legal Grey Areas

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Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (126)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> The 2nd BW Buffs remain an active media topic. Compendium on Russian IW. FSB Spetsnaz discussed (they did poorly in Donbas). Three reports on meddling. MBK commentary on respect in Russia is priceless. GLSDB detailed – another useful tool to deal with Russian armored formations. Golan statement… Continue reading Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (126)

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Putin calls on British businesses to help boost Russian economy


Today’s hilarious news is Putin is encouraging British businesses to support the Russian economy while simultaneously deeming Britain as Russia’s enemy #1.  Can anybody remotely take Putin seriously with this request? I’m also confused as to how a British business can invest in Russia and avoid breaking sanctions.  If Russia is going to invest hundreds… Continue reading Putin calls on British businesses to help boost Russian economy

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Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (75)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Russia continues its descent, and inter-ethnic disagreements are strongly represented this week. In Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbaev quits after three decades, positioning his daughter for a future presidency. Belarus updates. Iran continues its belligerent behavior, including a play to push Russia out of Latakia, and ongoing efforts… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (75)

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Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (125)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. ACM = Air Chief Marshal, a senior Royal Air Force officer. </end editorial> Russian exceptionalism is a sight to behold – after five years of practicing missile launches from  BLACKJACKs, BACKFIREs, BEARs, and FENCERs against NATO nations, a mere six Buffs flying practice sorties from Fairford elicits a very… Continue reading Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (125)