Author Archives: Pat Lang

The Matt Taibi dump on Twitter thus far

We pretty much all knew that there was collusion in suppression of information on the various information meat markets, but now Musk has released internal Twitter correspondence that confirms. Taibi has a mass od Twitter documents and will release them … Continue reading

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“Official says over 10,000 Ukrainian troops killed in war”

“A top adviser to Ukraine’s president has cited military chiefs as saying 10,000 to 13,000 Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in the country’s nine-month struggle against Russia’s invasion, a rare comment on such figures and far below estimates of Ukrainian … Continue reading

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“NATO meets to talk Ukraine at scene of one of its most controversial decisions”

“NATO meets on Tuesday to drum up much-needed support for Ukraine.  Foreign ministers from countries in the western military alliance will gather in Romania to discuss how they can assist Ukraine after Russian strikes on its power networks ahead of … Continue reading

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 “… Russian troops struggle with friendly fire and Ukrainian tricks”

“Due to a lack of communication, it is believed that Russian artillery has targeted its own troops. Air defences have also engaged friendly aircraft as the Khibniy system of electronic countermeasures that is supposed to protect Russian pilots has interfered … Continue reading

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” … How the U.S. Totally Misjudged the War in Ukraine”

“The war in Ukraine isn’t going the way Russian President Vladimir Putin expected. And he’s certainly not the only one who was caught by surprise—the U.S. expected a rapid Russian success, with the Kremlin’s tanks inside Kyiv within days. Many U.S. officials from the … Continue reading

Posted in Intelligence, My books, Russia, The Military Art, Ukraine Crisis | 27 Comments

“Hakuto-R M1 & Lunar Flashlight” launch

First mission of the Hakuto-R commercial lunar lander developed by private Japanese company ispace. Rideshare includes Lunar Flashlight, NASA’s cubesat that will search for water ice at the Moon’s South Pole https://spacelaunchnow.me/launch/falcon-9-block-5-hakuto-r-m1-lunar-flashlight Space Rider – Wikipedia Lunar Flashlight – Wikipedia

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“Whole Foods decision to pull lobster divides enviros, pols”

 “Environmental groups are once again at odds with politicians and fishermen in New England in the wake of a decision by high-end retail giant Whole Foods to stop selling Maine lobster. Whole Foods recently said that it will stop selling … Continue reading

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“Protests erupt across China …”

“Protests erupted across China on Saturday, including at universities and in Shanghai where hundreds chanted “Step down, Xi Jinping! Step down, Communist Party!” in an unprecedented show of defiance against the country’s stringent and increasingly costly zero-Covid policy. A deadly fire at an apartment … Continue reading

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“Vladimir Putin’s plot to freeze Ukraine into submission looks destined to fail”

“The obvious aim is sap morale and force Ukraine to negotiate – but so far, it’s having quite the reverse effect. As far as opinion polls can ascertain, Ukrainian public opinion is to keep fighting until every inch of Ukrainian … Continue reading

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“This is how Vladimir Putin’s dismal rule ends”

“Back in the 1990s, when Europe experienced another eruption of barbarous violence in the form of the Yugoslav conflict, there was a similar mood of pessimism that those responsible for committing genocidal horrors, such as the Srebrenica massacre, would ever … Continue reading

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