"Virtually the whole world is against us," is the message to Russian-speaking social media users by a former officer in the Russian military. The Russian people have been kept in the dark, it goes without saying. All they know...
Let the good times roll When that rock starts rolling down hill, sometimes there's just no stopping it. When the actual history of Putin's invasion of Ukraine is written 10 or 20 years from now, long after I'm dirt surfing,...
Out of the mouths of babes For what seems like forever, but is in fact only about 75 days, I have been sporadically writing about both Russia's military incompetence, and Vladimir Putin's incompetence specifically, since, like Hitler, he had taken...
War time makes for extraordinary photography. I predict that the image you're about to see will probably win an award. These amazing images are captured by news people who are there on the ground. The sobering part of this, is...
OK, Now I'm starting to get pissed off. I don't know what Vlad the Imp is playing at, but it sure isn't successful warfare. Winston Churchill was a wartime Prime Minister, but he listened to his military advisors and...
In war, the blunders are not permitted   Russian proverb Folks, Vladimir Putin is fresh out of blunders. Putin's 1st blunder was going into Ukraine during the thaw, and spreading his forces too thin trying for a knockout punch. The only...
OK Mr President. Enough is enough. I have been unwaveringly supportive of your conduct in supporting Ukraine against Russia's unprovoked war crime. And I will continue to do so. But now it's finally long past time to take the...
Even as we speak, despite having an army massed for one colossal battle, the Russians still haven't really changed their basic tactics. Because their army is so wussy, they're still trying to soften up frontal territory through massive artillery...
Even before the first shots were fired in the Ukraine invasion, I have been highly complimentary on the way that Biden has run rings around Putin. He lectured him, he warned him, and he declassified classified documents to show...
Fair Warning. This is going to be a wee different from what you're used to on this subject. Instead of one long article on a single situation, this article is a recap of several relevant events that have happened over...

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