Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Biden foreign policy

Biden is putting his reelection interests before national security. On Iran, Russia, China and most other foreign policy concerns Biden is putting short term calm before longer term security.

Friday, May 24, 2024

Israel protests

Israel event protests show America and Israel at their best. Choosing free speech in preference to apparent intimidation can be painful but is ultimately the right course to take.

Thursday, May 23, 2024

China-Taiwan, Macron nuclear

Subtle and not so subtle messages in China's military exercises near Taiwan. Xi is sending a message to Lai and Washington, but also to his own people.

Macron shows Biden how to deal with Russian nuclear blackmail. The French nuclear strike exercise on Thursday is the appropriate response to Putin's own nuclear exercises.

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Biden-Ukraine, UK election, Air Force death

Why is Biden running scared of Putin in Ukraine? The U.S. continues to put excessive restrictions on Ukraine's use of weapons against Russian military targets.

Keir Starmer seems set to become UK prime minister on July 5. Will that affect US relations? It's unlikely to lead to much of a change from today.

Air Force salutes airman who died in tragic police shooting. Three different leaders show three different leadership examples in the aftermath of Roger Fortson's death.

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Russia nuclear exercises, State Dept. LGBT warning, Pier omnishambles

Why it matters if Russia's nuclear weapons exercises occur in Crimea. The Iskander missile system's range would feasibly allow Russia's use of a Crimea location to send a message use of a Crimea location to send a message.

Did the State Department have intelligence to support its LGBT warning? It doesn't appear so

Biden's pier Omnishambles. The $320 million pier and how all the aid is being stolen.

Monday, May 20, 2024

Raisi death

The Biden Administration should have ignored Raisi's death rather than memorialize him. The U.S. owes no favors when it comes to ardent anti-Americans.

Friday, May 17, 2024

Fico assassination attempt

The key failures of Slovakian prime minister Robert Fico's security detail. They did not respond well to the attempted assassination on Wednesday.

Thursday, May 16, 2024

Xi-Putin, Zelensky's ego

Xi and Putin's wake up call to the world. Whatever their disagreements, the two leaders are fundamentally united in a common purpose of seeking to degrade the U.S.-led alliance structure and associated international order.

Zelensky's ego is cashing checks Ukraine cannot afford. Complaining about Western support and failing to take responsibility, Zelensky undermines Ukraine's interests.

Friday, May 10, 2024

Thursday, May 9, 2024

UK-US on Ukraine, Orban-Xi, China on war in Ukraine, AHI

The U.K. and U.S. are again dividing on Ukraine. Where the U.K. supports more robust action in Ukraine's support, the U.S. is becoming more risk averse.

Saluting Xi Jinping, Viktor Orban mocks his American conservative supporters. The Hungarian leader is Xi's favored European puppet.

Chinese state media endorse Russia's war in Ukraine. Xi's neutral lies aside, the truer narrative sometimes comes to the surface.

from Wednesday...

Congress tackles Havana Syndrome. The House Homeland Security Committee just held a positive hearing on the subject.

Monday, May 6, 2024

Russia nukes

Russia's nuclear weapons exercises have two key purposes. First, to intimidate the West against support for Ukraine. Second, to broadcast the limits of Chinese influence.

Friday, May 3, 2024

British weapons vs. Russia, George Galloway

Why the UK is letting Ukraine use British weapons inside Russia. The UK doesn't want to allow Russia to set the escalation narrative. In addition, Russia is setting fire to warehouses in London.

Will Russia attempt to covertly fund George Galloway's political party? Russia's related record and Galloway's political positions-prospects suggest it's a possibility

Thursday, May 2, 2024

Macron Ukraine

France's Macron rebukes Putin's nuclear threats and shows Europe the way on Ukraine. The French president has provided specifics as to under what conditions he might order military action in support of Ukraine.

Wednesday, May 1, 2024


How Israel can secure Rafah without devastating the civilian population. The key is for an armor-centric cordoning operation versus bombing campaign.