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Forum: Historians 2 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 1,569
Posted By Azor
Does your book discuss the death toll of the...

Does your book discuss the death toll of the Second Congo War?

What are your thoughts on the debate over estimates of the toll, which seems to range from less than one million, to over five...
Forum: International Politics 3 Days Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 49,460
Posted By Azor
Notable Responses to "Can’t Kill Enough to Win? Think Again"

Moral Repugnance: A Response to ‘Can’t Kill Enough to Win? Think Again’ – Foreign Policy (December 11, 2017)

By Lt. Col. Dan Sukman, U.S. Army

Source:...
Forum: International Politics 4 Days Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 49,460
Posted By Azor
Can't Kill Enough to Win? Think Again

Source: https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2017-12/cant-kill-enough-win-think-again

By Lts. Col. Bolgiano and Taylor (Ret.), Proceedings Magazine, December 2017, U.S. Naval Institute


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Forum: International Politics 1 Week Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 49,460
Posted By Azor
Re: Nss 2018

Thanks for the posting, Bill.

Here are my thoughts…

McMaster:

The operative term here is: “appeared”. This perception was not shared in the Soviet Union, which became concerned by the late...
Forum: Middle East 1 Week Ago
Replies: 209
Views: 94,270
Posted By Azor
Rebels kill Yemen’s strongman Saleh as alliance collapses

From AP: https://www.apnews.com/37db63791e084c24816e329f32c0b2a4/Rebels-kill-Yemen's-strongman-Saleh-as-alliance-collapses
Forum: Middle East 1 Week Ago
Replies: 209
Views: 94,270
Posted By Azor
BREAKING: Ali Abdullah Saleh, Yemen's former president, killed by the Houthis

His body was paraded by Houthi fighters and his family compounds seized. More to follow...
Forum: Middle East 1 Week Ago
Replies: 209
Views: 94,270
Posted By Azor
A Saleh/Houthi Schism? Where's CrowBat?

Yemen's former President #Saleh demands armed Yemeni forces refrain from taking any orders from Houthi militia, and calls for "opening a new page with neighboring countries"
...
Forum: Asia-Pacific 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 106
Views: 59,889
Posted By Azor
They've had plenty of time to do it themselves,...

They've had plenty of time to do it themselves, and put all of their resources into it. It is, after all, a more than 50-year old technology...
Forum: Middle East 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 209
Views: 94,270
Posted By Azor
Thanks for this clarification. It reminds me of...

Thanks for this clarification. It reminds me of the 1980s famine in Ethiopia, which was inextricable from Communist rule and civil war.
Forum: Global Issues & Threats 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 43,775
Posted By Azor
RE: John Jenkins on "The new great game in the Middle East"

In response...



Thus far, Iraq has merely returned the situation to the pre-2014 status quo, which was not unfavorable to the Kurds. The Kurdistan Regional Government has been “pro-Western and...
Forum: Africa 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 388
Views: 143,282
Posted By Azor
The latest on Zimbabwe from AP

https://apnews.com/91bb7f9b5f2f4d00bd428d50fdc51f7f/The-Latest:-UK-tells-citizens-in-Zimbabwe-to-stay-indoors?utm_campaign=SocialFlow&utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=AP

TRUNCATED

5:50 a.m.


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Forum: Americas 11-09-2017
Replies: 55
Views: 65,012
Posted By Azor
Well, to be fair, this is hardly a phenomenon...

Well, to be fair, this is hardly a phenomenon unique to Brazil, and can also be notably found in Colombia (albeit on a much-decreased basis), Mexico, much of Africa, Syria, Iraq, the West Bank, Gaza,...
Forum: Media, Information & Cyber Warriors 11-06-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 3,045
Posted By Azor
To Bill RE: Russian Subversion

Bill,

What I find disturbing is that those who supported Hillary Clinton’s candidacy have used Russia’s intelligence operations to attempt to de-legitimize the 2016 presidential election. Yet, to...
Forum: Media, Information & Cyber Warriors 11-03-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 3,045
Posted By Azor
Commentary on Russian Influence Operations During the Election

From Gennady Rudkevich (@grudkev), Assistant Professor in International Relations at Georgia College:



Sources:


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Forum: Asia-Pacific 10-31-2017
Replies: 106
Views: 59,889
Posted By Azor
Military Options for North Korea

Recently, the Congressional Research Service produced a report, providing 7 military options for Congress to consider (https://fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/R44994.pdf):

1. Maintain Military Status Quo
...
Forum: Middle East 10-18-2017
Replies: 345
Views: 89,010
Posted By Azor
Yes, JWing, I was going to ask that. Is it...

Yes, JWing, I was going to ask that. Is it possible that the Iraqi Security Forces will stop at the pre-2014 lines of control, which placed Kirkuk squarely in federal territory?
...
Forum: Middle East 10-17-2017
Replies: 345
Views: 89,010
Posted By Azor
From Hudson Institute's Samuel Tadros

Via Twitter: https://twitter.com/Samueltadros/status/920372827647303680

A few thoughts on developments in Kurdistan this week:



1. Collapse of Peshmerga took many by surprise. It shouldnt....
Forum: Asia-Pacific 10-12-2017
Replies: 106
Views: 59,889
Posted By Azor
My Conventional Limited First Strike Scenario

Please feel free to comment and critique...My thesis is that North Korea's WMD capabilities and conventional Seoul-threatening artillery can both be knocked out.


1. Washington confers with...
Forum: Intelligence 10-04-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 3,675
Posted By Azor
To davidbfpo RE: Northern Ireland

Possibly, but consider the sheer scale of the British and Northern Irish manpower tied down in the 1990s by 750 to 1,000 “active service unit” members and non-combat support personnel. Yet as we and...
Forum: Intelligence 10-04-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 3,675
Posted By Azor
RE: Intelligence in Northern Ireland

It is my understanding that the situation was a stalemate prior to the Good Friday Agreement. In addition, I had understood that the Loyalist/Unionist politicians and paramilitaries were not...
Forum: Middle East 09-18-2017
Replies: 552
Views: 69,465
Posted By Azor
I'm afraid that you sometimes play fast and loose...

I'm afraid that you sometimes play fast and loose with the timeline and the facts in Syria, conflating Bashar's and Hafez's policies, as well as the pre-war and wartime periods. All I asked was for...
Forum: Law Enforcement 08-14-2017
Replies: 72
Views: 30,651
Posted By Azor
Statistical Context

Since September 11, 2001, some 190 people have been killed in acts of terror in the United States, inclusive of the recent killing at Charleston:


117 (62%) were killed by Muslim supremacists
...
Forum: Asia-Pacific 08-08-2017
Replies: 106
Views: 59,889
Posted By Azor
Forum: Europe 08-08-2017
Replies: 183
Views: 108,829
Posted By Azor
Of course, David, that is why they continue to...

Of course, David, that is why they continue to build nuclear-powered icebreakers, as these are the largest "capital ships" they are capable of. Yet that has spurred the U.S. Coast Guard to want its...
Forum: Europe 08-06-2017
Replies: 183
Views: 108,829
Posted By Azor
A Grim Future For Russia’s Nuclear Sub Fleet

From War Is Boring: http://warisboring.com/a-grim-future-for-russias-nuclear-submarine-fleet/

Introduction:
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