Monthly Archives: June 2024

“Ukraine Launches Unmanned Systems Force as New Military Branch”

The Armed Forces of Ukraine have introduced a new military branch aimed at supporting and developing units of unmanned systems, according to a report by Militarnyi. Representatives from the Armed Forces and the Ministry of Defense presented the Unmanned Systems … Continue reading

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English Outsider on MAD

I Ignored the nuclear dimension up above and was reminded on an English site that I’d done so. One cannot ignore that dimension. When I read various accounts of the current condition of American ground forces – “boutique army” and … Continue reading

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What kind of war?

How do you assess this war: a regional conflict between Ukraine and Russia, a proxy war between Russia and NATO, or an already emerging war for world dominance between the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the USA? And does … Continue reading

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“HUGE Legal Victory – HFDF Wins Appeal in Ninth Circuit” – Barbara Ann

Note: I am not a lawyer and the following is not intended as a legal treatment of the issues presented. I welcome expert opinions from any lawyers among the Committee. “The Ninth Circuit ruling today demonstrates that the court saw … Continue reading

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“The Real-Life D-Day Commandos Who Inspired Hollywood’s ‘Dirty Dozen'”

Officially designated as the 1st Demolition Section of the Regimental Headquarters Company of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR), 101st Airborne Division, the Filthy Thirteen earned the name while training in England. Instead of using their daily water rations to … Continue reading

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“China’s Chang’e-6 probe lifts off with samples from moon’s far side in historic first”

Hong Kong CNN  — China’s Chang’e-6 lunar probe departed from the far side of the moon on Tuesday, moving a step closer to completing an ambitious mission that underlines the country’s rise as a space superpower. In a symbolic moment before takeoff, … Continue reading

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Mexico elects Claudia Sheinbaum

Claudia Sheinbaum was elected as Mexico’s next president on Sunday, making her the first woman in the country’s 200 years of democracy to hold its highest office. She won with more than 58% of the vote against Xóchitl Gálvez — … Continue reading

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Ukraine’s drones outsmart Russian jamming with AI-powered “Eagle Eyes”

The Economist reports that as Ukraine faces dwindling artillery supplies, it has increasingly relied on drones for precise, long-range strikes. However, Russian electronic warfare has effectively jammed many Ukrainian drones’ communication signals. In response, Ukraine’s special forces have developed “Eagle … Continue reading

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