Tag Archives: Russia

Short Premier on Israeli Calculations with Moscow via Syria

Putin continues to look the other way when the Israeli’s hit Iranian outposts just northeast of Golan.  Why? Because Israeli success in keeping Golan free from Iranian subversion makes Tehran dependent on Moscow.  Reports are confirmed that Putin gave assurances … Continue reading

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How To Screw Putin & Live

The White House finally got around to sanctioning Putin’s friends.  Let’s remember why this matters.  The Russians have demonstrated a profound serial weakness in assassinating a former double agent in Salisbury, England with a nerve agent whose dosage was so … Continue reading

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Turkey Wages War Against US Led Kurdish Proxies in Syria

Russia and Iran hold nominal sovereignty over Syria.  To complicate matters, Kurdish forces and indigenous Syrians trained and led by American forces have created border security guards to alleviate Turkish incursions into northwest Syria.  But on Friday, January 19, Turkish … Continue reading

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An Autocratic Bear; An Idealist Eagle

It has become frankly apparent that major news media throughout the United States have absolutely no interest in reporting the news, they wish to shape the news to damage any sitting Republican at the White House.  I think the vast … Continue reading

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Venezuela: Putin’s Proxy & OPEC Enabler

When Eulogia del Pino, Venezuela’s former oil minister was arrested in the early morning hours on November 30, he was replaced by general Manuel Quevedo who headed off to Vienna to be received by Russian & OPEC ministers.  With usual … Continue reading

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The Race to the Border, Iran’s Shia Land Bridge to the Mediterranean & An Israeli War Emerging

When the Israeli’s hit Iranian Shia militia’s on September 07, 2017 they hit a factory devoted to missile research, the town was Masyaf in western Syria and it was the first time the Israeli’s ever reached deep into Syrian territory. … Continue reading

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An Emerging Domestic Presidency

The current health care debate is actually the third; Obama’s initial tenure rammed through the ‘Affordable Care Act‘, Trump’s initial foray at the beginning of his presidency  and now the U.S. Senate failure to ‘repeal & replace‘.  It looks like … Continue reading

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Ukraine: What is to be Done

Ukraine is suffering badly.  The entire southeastern portion just above Crimea is now a wasteland.  Mother Russia controls entire swaths of territory that remain uncontested yet not allied totally to Moscow either.  As it stands now, Ukraine is a lesson … Continue reading

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Obama’s Tutorial on Russian Aggression

While team Obama resides in Poland fortifying NATO resolve, it would help if his executive team embraced realism.  It won’t happen, but we need a brief outline explaining Putin’s aggressive posture throughout the Mediterranean and Baltic region.  The Russian leaders … Continue reading

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Russia: Why Worry?

Vladimir Putin’s first major expression for power politics was to lay waste to the Georgian city of Grozny.  Next he criminalized its domestic political economy by jailing all domestic opponents beginning with Andrey Vyshinsky.  He then proceeded to blow-up its … Continue reading

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