Approaching a Year of War—Russia’s Winter Catastrophe
Russia’s military defeat draws closer after horrific losses in the Donbas and the failure of ‘pipeline diplomacy’.
Lessons From The European Cold War
It has become common in the last few years to hear discussion of, or even hope for, a second American civil war. The European Cold War demonstrates that civil wars can not only be fought with armies and generals on great historic battlefields, but with sporadic bombings, riots and assassinations.
What’s really going on with China’s “Police Station” in NYC?
This article was originally published on Medium: Nestled into the one hundred block of Manhattan’s East Broadway, surrounded by small Chinatown storefronts, is a low and unassuming glass building. The nearby Manhattan Bridge approach clatters overhead, further dispelling suspicion that this is a location of international political significance. From the street, it would be difficult…
Russo-Ukrainian War 10/7/22
At the time of the incident, a large explosion was recorded on the bridge, indicating a potential Ukrainian attack. Though Russia initially claimed that traffic had been halted due to an ongoing fire on a rail car, they now claim a truck bomb exploded on the bridge. The timing of the incident, a few hours…
Russo-Ukrainian War 10/6/22
Russian bombers launched strikes from Belarusian airspace amidst ongoing recognition of Belarusian participation in the war. Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has reportedly claimed Belarus only assists Russia in humanitarian efforts, aiding Russian soldiers and Ukrainian refugees. It has also claimed that there will be no mobilization, with the country continuing to avoid direct military participation…
Russo-Ukrainian War 10/5/22
Putin signed the ‘annexation’ of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant in an illegitimate move with severe repercussions for the international community. As some analysts consider a possible strike from Zaporhzhia to cut off Russian supply lines, Putin’s move to take control of the power plant entrenched Russia’s position in the dangerous region, establishing the power…
Russo-Ukrainian War 10/4/22
A large-scale offensive northeast of Kherson has begun, with Ukrainian forces advancing deep into Russian-held territory and liberating several villages. Already, Russians are raising the alarm over Nova Kakhovka and reportedly attempting to establish a defensive line in front of the town. Not only does control over Nova Kakhovka allow Ukrainian forces to continue their…
Russo-Ukrainian War 10/3/22
An Iranian Mohajer-6 drone was hacked by Ukraine, landing with munitions safely in Ukrainian-controlled territory. The hacking comes as Iranian drones continue terror-bombing cities across Ukraine, hitting targets in Odesa and Mykolaiv. Though Iranian kamikaze drones have proved inefficient in targeting military areas saturated with air defenses, with Ukraine claiming consistent downings of Iranian aircraft,…
Russo-Ukrainian War 10/2/22
Ukrainian forces are advancing east of the Oskil river past Lyman as a schism in Russian military leadership develops over escalations and the potential use of tactical nuclear weapons. Already, hardliners like Yevgeny Prigozhin and Ramzan Kadyrov, along with pro-Russian analysts who have realized the futility of continuing to fight under the current circumstances, have…
Russo-Ukrainian War 10/1/22
Lyman, a city, annexed as part of Russia’s staged referendums by Putin in a televised address, was liberated by Ukrainian forces. Already, footage is emerging of vast storages of ammunition, though it seems a majority of Russian forces encircled in the city were able to escape. Lyman was a Russian city for approximately 12 hours,…