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Trump Surrenders to John Bolton on Russia and Arms Control
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Trump Surrenders to John Bolton on Russia and Arms Control
October 27, 2018

Trump appears to have surrendered to the anti-arms control philosophy of John Bolton, who views such agreements as unduly restricting American power. Both Bolton and Trump appear to be trying to drive a wedge between Russia and China. 

US FY 2019 Defense Budget Becomes Law
August 15, 2018

This is a defense budget of confrontation giving preference to pressure instead of negotiations and diplomacy.

US FY 2019 Defense Budget Becomes Law
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Japan Deploys Aegis Ashore, Becoming a Link in the US Global Missile Defense
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Japan Deploys Aegis Ashore, Becoming a Link in the US Global Missile Defense
August 2, 2018

The Aegis Ashore deployment is a reality Russia cannot ignore. It will adapt its military planning accordingly.

NATO Is a Goldmine for US Weapons’ Industries
July 30, 2018

There is demonstrably no threat whatever to any NATO country by Russia, but this is considered irrelevant in the context of US arms’ sales, which are flourishin.

NATO Is a Goldmine for US Weapons’ Industries
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What Everyone Seemed to Ignore in Helsinki
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What Everyone Seemed to Ignore in Helsinki
July 26, 2018

We continue careening towards more conflicts which can always lead to unintended consequences, ever closer to nuclear war. Meanwhile efforts for a dialogue with Russia are thwarted by our internal politics and dysfunction in Washington.

Russian Navy Tests Four Bulava SLBMs in Salvo
May 27, 2018

This element of Russia’s nuclear triad offers the best of modern technology to guarantee the inevitability of retaliation in case of attack as it’s impossible to destroy it in a first strike.

Russian Navy Tests Four Bulava SLBMs in Salvo
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Syria Escalation: US Incoming Missiles vs. Russian Air Defense Systems
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Syria Escalation: US Incoming Missiles vs. Russian Air Defense Systems
April 13, 2018

Hopefully, the worst will be avoided, at least this time. But one can never be sure. The flames of war are easy to spark but extremely hard to extinguish.

Why Russia’s New Strategic Capabilities Come As a Shock to US Intelligence Community
March 8, 2018

Instead of spying, American intelligence agencies working mostly against what was broadly described as “terrorism,” used technology to locate potential targets and kill them. The CIA’s Clandestine Services, once the haven of its spies, became under President Barack Obama, a largely paramilitary operation focused on military solutions rather than espionage.

Why Russia’s New Strategic Capabilities Come As a Shock to US Intelligence Community
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