In Command and Control military parlance, and in blunt medieval terms, ‘to behead’ means disrupting, eliminating, ending communications of the enemy. An end of Yevgeny Prigozhin would be an act of beheading
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The story of a former New Yorker and US president continues … Long-time political journalist Susan Glasser, now at The New Yorker, sums up the state of Georgia’s charges — “the Georgia indictment cites the state’s Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations, or RICO, law against Trump, essentially defining him and his gang of alleged conspirators […]
The following letter is a first-person narrative story that presents the origins of the atomic age and creation of the first nuclear weapon. The Oppenheimer story here, in its telling, also captures the beginning of the Cold War and end of J. Robert Oppenheimer’s career as the US government targets the threat of communism […]
The United States of America versus Donald J. Trump, defendant August 1, 2023: The former president has been charged with grave federal crimes by the US Department of Justice — attempting to block the outcome of the 2020 US election for president… attempting to defraud the people of the United States and the democratic republic
GreenPolicy360 & Strategic Demands Snapshot of Reviews the Day After Oppenheimer’s Premiere (with a personal memory of a father’s flight over the Trinity site days after ‘the Bomb’ was first tested by Los Alamos scientists) ♦
Published 2017 Strategic Demands Editor, Steven Schmidt: It is time to recall my memories of Dan Ellsberg of nearly 50 years ago… From a nondescript building in Santa Monica to a house on the beach in Malibu, from a basketball court in Pacific Palisades to a Parade editor’s tennis court on Sunset Boulevard… My […]
The results of “the deal” announced between Yevgeny Prigozhin, leader of the mercenary Wagner Group, and Russian president Vladimir Putin are yet to be seen. Prigozhin remains out-of-view, although a meeting of the two supposedly occured but… until the world hears more, we are changing focus. Here’s a bit, megabits, about China — and chips.
In midst of crisis in Russia, Yevgeny Viktorovich Prigozhin, leader of the mercenary Wagner Group, declares that Russian president Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin has made “the wrong choice… soon we will have a new president”. Hours later, a “plan” is announced
Posted by Reinhard Bütikofer At the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue June 5, 2023 China’s Minister of National Defense Li Shangfu at the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue Notable Euro Greens reactions First, by Reinhard Bütikofer Reinhard Bütikofer is a German MEP for Bündnis 90/Die Grünen, part of the Confederal Group of the European United […]
Years of failed negotiations between the Russian Federation, NATO, EU and US that led to war in Ukraine has entered a next phase. Not a new phase, but a ‘next phase’. The delivery of F-16 fighter systems delivers a next level of fear and loathing — and more that is not in the open
Where does an objective assessment start as one attempts to describe the May 10th CNN live, staged TV event with former president Trump? Across the mediaverse, online commentary after the show varied, but two themes emerged: ‘The event was a spectacle’ and ‘it was a debacle’ …
People’s Republic of China (PRC): “Dialogue and negotiation are the only way out. There are no winners in a nuclear war. Regarding nuclear issues, all relevant parties should maintain calm and restraint, truly consider their own and the future of all humanity, and work together to manage and control the crisis.
Strategic Demands and its associate, GreenPolicy360, for many years have advanced new vision and definitions of national security. An escalating threat environment cannot be ignored and new science aims at “tipping points”. On the day after Earth Day, we look again at the risks of national/global catastrophe
PBS The Movement and the ‘Madman’: PBS PREMIERE MARCH 28, 2023 ON AMERICAN EXPERIENCE — A nuclear war planner and National Security Policy staff recall how close the US came to using nuclear weapons in Vietnam in 1969
The former US president pleaded not guilty today to 34 felony counts of falsifying business records. The court appearance comes five days after a New York grand jury voted to indict Trump as part of multiple, years-long investigations.
No public promise made that weapons from China are to be provided to Russia to wage war in Ukraine. The alliance and expressed friendship between presidents XI and Putin are center stage.
So for the oil/gas industry, judging by profits reported Q1 2023 for Q1 / Q4 2022, this past year was the best ever. Of course, the accounting doesn’t take ‘externality’ costs of emissions into account, nor does the accounting calculate the costs of climate change caused by greenhouse gas emissions