Military and Defence

Trump Trashes the French Idea Of a Grand European Alliance

Trump Trashes the French Idea Of a Grand European Alliance

The grand-sounding rhetoric, brimming with imperial ambition, was recently voiced by the French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire during an interaction with Germany’s leading business daily Handelsblatt. This is while the French and German economies were flat lining because of high taxes and anti-business policies. Le Maire defined Le Maire’s vision of the European grouping as “a...

Is Tawain A Potential Tipping Point For Further Military Conflict?

Is Tawain A Potential Tipping Point For Further Military Conflict?

Taiwan and the South China Sea are rapidly appearing to become the flashpoint for a World War III-like scenario. At center of the controversy are the world’s two most militarily capable nations – the US and China. The consequences of a possible war between the two powers are chilling enough to create ominous visions of World War...

Chinese Warship Warns US Navy Ship in South China Sea

Chinese Warship Warns US Navy Ship in South China Sea

According to recent reports, a Chinese warship threatened a US Navy Destroyer during a routine navigation operation in South China Sea, saying it would “suffer consequences” if it did not change its course. The US Navy vessel was conducting a routine Freedom of Navigation Operation in September in the South China Sea, near the much-disputed Spratly Islands...

Japan And The US Get Ready to Hold Joint Military Drill

Japan And The US Get Ready to Hold Joint Military Drill

History is once again being arm-twisted in the East China Sea as China repeatedly intrudes into the disputed Senkaku Islands, laying territorial claim to the rocky, uninhibited landmass. China has adopted the tactical approach of sending possibly armed fishermen to the island in small boats, to demonstrate its claim on it. These intruders are part of state...

How WW2 Saved the US From the Great Depression

How WW2 Saved the US From the Great Depression

The Depression of the 1930s was notable among depressions not only for its seriousness but also for its length. In order to explain its length it is necessary to point out that there are two related but different phenomena involved with this kind of economic crisis. First there's the phenomena of an outcome signal. The production of...

Russia Is “Ready to Shoot Down” US Spy Plane in Syria

Russia Is “Ready to Shoot Down” US Spy Plane in Syria

The Russian military which is still in Syria causing more harm than good is “ready to shoot down” an American spy plane which allegedly provided reconnaissance support to the recent drone attacks that the US carried out on Russia’s Khmeimim air base. This was announced by Vladimir Shamanov, the head of the defense committee in the lower...

What China & Russia Have In Common With Regards To the US

What China & Russia Have In Common With Regards To the US

For most Americans, it would seem far-fetched, even a bit crazy, to think that the US is going to war with Russia or China anytime soon. They would shrug the idea off and refuse to be bothered by it. However, things are quite different in Russia and China. Both these governments take the hypothesis of war with...

Are China & The US Entering Into Dangerous Territory?

Are China & The US Entering Into Dangerous Territory?

The Situation In Taiwan The US warships made a detour of the Taiwan Strait on October 22nd, laying claim to ‘freedom of navigation’ in these waters. This may have been a premeditated naval exercise by the US to provoke China, an objective in which it seems to have succeeded. China does not view this action by the...

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