Monthly Archives: April 2024

“BYD is launching its next-gen Blade EV battery soon with more range and even lower cost”

BYD is expected to launch its next-gen Blade EV battery later this year. The battery will promote more range at an even lower cost. Will the new battery be BYD’s X-factor in its “liberation battle” over gas-powered vehicles? FinDreams, BYD’s … Continue reading

Posted in China, Energy, TTG | 5 Comments

Iran launches air attacks on Israel

The recent statement from the NSC spokesperson Adrienne Watson: Iran has begun an airborne attack against Israel.  President Biden is being regularly updated on the situation by his national security team and will meet with them this afternoon at the … Continue reading

Posted in Iran, Israel, TTG | 182 Comments

ISW on the developing Ukrainian defense industrial base and Russias strikes on the Ukrainian energy infrastructure

Russian President Vladimir Putin acknowledged that Russia’s ongoing strike campaign against Ukrainian energy facilities aims in part to devastate the Ukrainian defense industry, confirming ISW’s ongoing assessment that Russian strikes against Ukrainian energy facilities aim to degrade Ukrainian defense industrial … Continue reading

Posted in Russia, The Military Art, TTG, Ukraine Crisis | 17 Comments

Britain? Kaput! By Walrus.

kaput \kuh-PUT\ adjective. 1 : utterly finished, defeated, or destroyed. 2 : unable to function : useless. 3 : hopelessly outmoded. Britain as we understand it, is finished. Shakespeare and Churchill, Christopher Robin and Winnie the Pooh, Magna Carta, Keats, … Continue reading

Posted in United Kingdom, Walrus | 54 Comments

Declaration “Dignitas Infinita” on Human Dignity

The Vatican’s Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith has issued an important new doctrinal declaration on human dignity, approved by Pope Francis, that not only reaffirms the Catholic Church’s traditional teaching on abortion, euthanasia and assisted suicide, but also … Continue reading

Posted in Culture and Society, Religion, TTG | 34 Comments

The situation and some possible courses of action … A Pat Lang post reposted from 26 February 2022

Reviewing the situation: The Russian Army has an active force of about 400,000. Half of those are draftees, conscripts if you like that term better. Between 150,000 and 200,000 have been committed to the Ukraine “project” by Putin and Company. … Continue reading

Posted in TTG, Ukraine Crisis | 81 Comments


It is hard to believe that one year has passed since our founder Col. Pat Lang, a voice of reason in these troubled times, passed away. We can only imagine what kinds of wisdom would have been forthcoming from his … Continue reading

Posted in Ukraine Crisis | 25 Comments

A Note On Our Folly By Walrus

“The March Of Folly” by Barbara Tuchman, analyses the causes of historic foreign policy disasters from the seige of Troy onwards with a view to understanding the role of pure unadulterated Govermental stupidity – folly – in the decline of … Continue reading

Posted in government, History, Walrus | 130 Comments

Israel attacks Iranian embassy in Damascus

DAMASCUS, April 1 (Reuters) – Suspected Israeli warplanes bombed Iran’s embassy in Syria on Monday in a strike that Iran said killed seven of its military advisers, including three senior commanders, and that marked a major escalation in Israel’s war … Continue reading

Posted in Iran, Israel, Middle East, TTG | 87 Comments