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The World's Not Enough

Kevin Brent

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Strategic Positioning

Was unconditional surrender the right policy against the Axis?

At the January 1943 Casablanca Conference, President Franklin D. Roosevelt unilaterally declared the Allied policy of unconditional surrender, against the Axis Alliance. Though Churchill was officially on board with this policy after the conference, he had serious reservations. Churchill’s next... Continue Reading →

The growing cancer within Germany

Germany has an election coming in September 2017, and voters will not have much of a choice for Chancellor. Centre-Left EU hawk Martin Schulz, or Centre-Right EU hawk Chancellor Angela Merkel. Either will maintain the same EU über alles policies.... Continue Reading →

Lack & misuse of naval power by the Axis

While Germany, Japan and Italy all fielded large land armies, and powerful air forces, the biggest oversight by all three was in the proper development, and use of naval power. Germany The biggest naval warfare failure. Germany had built highly... Continue Reading →

Tulsi Gabbard’s suspicious trip

During Pres. Obama's last week in office, Democrat Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii made a secretive trip to Lebanon and Syria, and met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. In company with former Ohio Democrat Congressman, Dennis Kucinich. The only US... Continue Reading →

Silly Season in over-time

Presidential Transition Geopolitical Silly Season, has gone into over-time play. China has deployed a brigade of Dongfeng-41 Mobile ICBM's to the Amur River area of the Russo-Chinese border. The Russian government has made it clear, that they do not view... Continue Reading →

UK Parliament playing with fire

When successfully escaping a dungeon, one doesn't stop in the doorway and await agreement from the dungeon master.

China’s Rommel tactic

Some of you may wonder why I believe China is a military paper tiger. You may have concluded that I simply know more than I can post, given my defense background. But, one doesn't need access to highly classified material... Continue Reading →

Naval warfare developments

Several articles in IHS Jane's 360 at the end of December 2016, highlighted naval warfare developments around the world. Three were particularly noteworthy. LCS disease The US Navy announced it seeks to replace the DDG 1000 Zumwalt Class long-range projectile;... Continue Reading →

Mistral purchase gives Egypt a ‘light’ carrier battle group

World Review - January 13, 2016. Since this was published, Egypt has taken delivery of both Mistrals. Cairo is now working out with Moscow, the delivery of Ka-52K naval attack helicopters, and the Russian combat systems suites were originally to... Continue Reading →

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