Category Archives: Military and War

Ukrainian Soldier Complains Of Army Life – On Facebook

From the transcripts of the Caine Mutiny Court Martial by  Herman Wouk [sort of]: Lieutenant Barney Greenwald: So, from what I understand, gentlemen, in the middle of a typhoon, u were tweeting on your Facebooks about Captain Queeg’s humorous antics … Continue reading

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If War Were A Game Of Football…

Dear Readers: With football on everybody’s mind, and football being a metaphor for war, this might be a good place to post about a different kind of war game.  A … war game … type of war game! So, I … Continue reading

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Russia: No More Mr. Nice Guy In Syria – Part III

Dear Readers: Today finishing my review of Krutikov’s piece entitled:  “An Overly Liberal Attitude Towards the Militants Is Leading Syria To Disintegration”.  Specifically, Krutikov is worried that decentralized governments are emerging in the areas recently cleansed of jihadists.  In order … Continue reading

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Russia: No More Mr. Nice Guy In Syria – Part II

Dear Readers: Continuing with Krutikov’s piece entitled:  “An Overly Liberal Attitude Towards the Militants Is Leading Syria To Disintegration”.  Where we left off, the Al Qaeda grouplet Tahrir Al-Sham had bargained their way (and overly favorable conditions) out of the … Continue reading

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Russia: No More Mr. Nice Guy In Syria – Part I

Dear Readers: Today I have this piece by Evgeny Krutikov, a capable military analyst and reporter who has been covering the Syria War.  Krutikov is a patriotic gadfly who, instead of going “Rah Rah Russia” often sounds the alarm about … Continue reading

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Syrian Boy Tells Of His Acting Gig in White Helmets Propaganda Reel

Dear Readers: Syria is an ancient land full of history dating back many millenia, yea even unto the Bronze Age of Man.  In the 10th-century B.C. the Assyrians built a ruthless but effective Empire, from which the current nation derives … Continue reading

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Russian Military-Industrial Complex Finds New Customers – Part II

Dear Readers: We will proceed now to this interview with Alexander Mikheev, General Director of the Russian state entity called Ros-Oboron-Export (ROE).  According to its website and mission statement, ROE is “единственная в России государственная организация по экспорту всего спектра … Continue reading

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