Moscow took the bait: Strategic lessons from the Russia-Ukraine War

Moscow took the bait: Strategic lessons from the Russia-Ukraine War

Special to WorldTribune.com Analysis by GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs, with input from Kyiv correspondent The ongoing Russia-Ukraine war — even as part of a much larger strategic conflict — has already begun to yield significant lessons for statecraft and military operations. The conflict was far from resolved during April 2022. But regardless of the completion […]

From post-Trump exhilaration to panic: Ukraine War changes Europe’s views on defense

From post-Trump exhilaration to panic: Ukraine War changes Europe’s views on defense

by WorldTribune Staff, April 15, 2022 During the previous U.S. administration, Western European countries resisted President Donald Trump’s appeals to increase their defense budgets. Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, Romania, Poland, Norway, Sweden and Finland have all announced they would indeed increase their defense spending, David Isaac noted in an April […]

Biden’s Feb. 11 Indo-Pacific Strategy nullified by Ukraine invasion; Analyst lays out emergency Taiwan plan

Biden’s Feb. 11 Indo-Pacific Strategy nullified by Ukraine invasion; Analyst lays out emergency Taiwan plan

by WorldTribune Staff, April 1, 2022 On Feb. 11, Team Biden released its Indo-Pacific Strategy. Less than two weeks later it had been overtaken by events, an analyst noted. “Russian dictator Vladimir Putin made this strategy obsolete by demonstrating the failure of American and European deterrence with his invasion of Ukraine,” Rick Fisher, a Geostrategy-Direct.com […]

Flashback: The Clintons and the Russian Uranium One deal

Flashback: The Clintons and the Russian Uranium One deal

by WorldTribune Staff, March 27, 2022 Sen. John Barrasso, the ranking Republican on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, introduced legislation last week to prohibit U.S. imports of uranium from Russia. The Wyoming Republican argued that the U.S. purchase of Russia uranium is helping to fuel Vladimir Putin’s war machine in Ukraine. “We in […]

March 13-18, 2022: The week geopolitics changed forever

March 13-18, 2022: The week geopolitics changed forever

FPI / March 23, 2022 Geostrategy-Direct.com By Richard Fisher The week began on March 13 with the Biden Administration revealing intelligence to major newspapers that Russia had requested significant military and economic assistance from China. The week ended with a high-drama 1 hour, 50-minute March 18 video call between President Joe Biden and Chinese Communist […]

In case of ‘existential threat’: Kremlin details Russia’s doctrine for the use of nuclear weapons

In case of ‘existential threat’: Kremlin details Russia’s doctrine for the use of nuclear weapons

by WorldTribune Staff, March 23, 2022 Vladimir Putin is not ruling out a nuclear strike if Russia faces an “existential threat,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday. Peskov, in a CNN interview, referenced Russian military doctrine that allows the use of nuclear weapons under certain circumstances, even in conventional arms conflicts. “We have a […]

Hanson cuts through the fog of Russia-Ukraine War

Hanson cuts through the fog of Russia-Ukraine War

by WorldTribune Staff, March 20, 2022 If the powers that be chose to learn from the past instead of rehashing it, Vladimir Putin would not only be defeated but deterred in the future, columnist and historian Victor Davis Hanson noted. In a March 16 op-ed for American Greatness, Hanson clarified the context  of the Russia-Ukraine […]

Columnists break the media code on Ukraine war: Define ‘war crimes’

Columnists break the media code on Ukraine war: Define ‘war crimes’

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, March 13, 2022 Amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said he’s seen “credible reports” that Russia is guilty of war crimes. Adding an exclamation point to this statement by America’s top diplomat, Kamala Harris weighed in: “Absolutely,” Russia should be investigated for “war crimes.” It was […]

Bioweapons information war: Kremlin, White House press offices trade apocalyptic accusations

Bioweapons information war: Kremlin, White House press offices trade apocalyptic accusations

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, March 10, 2022 One of the biggest stories to emerge from the war in Ukraine is the confusion in Washington, D.C. about a facility in Odessa said to have ties both with the United States and bioweapons research. After reports in U.S. alternative media, China and Russia about U.S. involvement in […]

John Mearsheimer’s inconvenient context: Who is responsible for this ‘catastrophic war’?

John Mearsheimer’s inconvenient context: Who is responsible for this ‘catastrophic war’?

by WorldTribune Staff, March 8, 2022 A University of Chicago professor countered the overwhelming corporate media narrative with his withering assessment of blame in the “catastrophic” war in Ukraine: “The United States of America.” The “policy elite” in Washington led Ukraine “down a primrose path” by pushing hard for its inclusion in NATO and wound […]

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