Category Archives: As The Borg Turns

For all his faults, Donald Trump had the right idea about NATO | Mulshine

“My liberal friends like to portray Donald Trump as some sort of a crazed warmonger. But they also like to criticize him for his stance on the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Trump was always highly critical of NATO, arguing it … Continue reading

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Posted in As The Borg Turns, Current Affairs, Russia, The Military Art, Ukraine Crisis | 28 Comments

“Russia pulls back 10,000 troops from near Ukraine in surprise de-escalation”

“Russia said on Saturday it was pulling back about 10,000 troops from near the Ukrainian border in an unexpected major de-escalation as it gears up for talks on Nato concessions with the United States. The troops from the Southern Military … Continue reading

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Posted in As The Borg Turns, Russia | 18 Comments

“Joe Biden’s offer of Nato talks to avert Russian invasion of Ukraine is big win for Vladimir Putin. Telegraph

“From Moscow’s point of view, Nato is not a mutual defence pact dedicated to European security, but a Cold War relic animated by an anti-Russian agenda.  When former Warsaw Pact members joined the potentially hostile alliance, Mr Putin accused  Washington … Continue reading

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Posted in As The Borg Turns, Borg Wars, Current Affairs, government, Russia, The Military Art, Ukraine Crisis | 46 Comments

Ah, encore les sales Anglo-Saxons!

“French President Emmanuel Macron has said Australia’s PM Scott Morrison lied to him about a scrapped submarine deal. Asked whether he thinks Mr Morrison was untruthful, the president replied: “I don’t think, I know.” Mr Macron was furious after Australia … Continue reading

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Posted in As The Borg Turns, France, government, Policy | 10 Comments

Is Jake Sullivan a target for Durham?

“Washington was rocked last month by the sudden indictment of Michael Sussman, former counsel for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and the Democratic National Committee, for his alleged role in spreading a false Russia conspiracy theory. Special counsel John Durham – who is variously … Continue reading

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Posted in As The Borg Turns, government, Justice, Media, Politics | 6 Comments

The Lebanese diaspora is growing, and growing …

“Lebanon has been left without electricity, plunging the country into darkness amid a severe economic crisis. A government official told Reuters news agency the country’s two largest power stations, Deir Ammar and Zahrani, had shut down because of a fuel … Continue reading

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Posted in As The Borg Turns, Israel, Lebanon, Middle East | 6 Comments

Would the US go to war with China over Taiwan?

“Every time dozens of mainland fighter jets and bombers fly into Taiwan’s air defence zone, Taipei scrambles its own aircraft. It is not hard to imagine a scenario whereby a misunderstood signal or action could lead to a deadly incident. … Continue reading

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Posted in As The Borg Turns, Borg Wars, China, The Military Art | 60 Comments

Not surprisingly the generals fought back to defend themselves.

“Top military officials wrapped up the second day of testimony on Capitol Hill over Joe Biden’s botched Afghanistan withdrawal. In Wednesday’s House Armed Services Committee hearing, Joint Chiefs Chairman Mark Milley and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin continued to contradict Biden’s … Continue reading

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Posted in Afghanistan, As The Borg Turns, Borg Wars, government, History, Policy, Politics, The Military Art | 23 Comments

If you don’t see it, you can’t bitch about it.

“The Federal Aviation Administration has placed a two-week no-fly zone over a bridge in Texas where thousands of migrants have gathered for shelter at the request of U.S. Border Patrol, Fox News reports. “The Border Patrol requested the temporary flight restriction due … Continue reading

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Posted in As The Borg Turns, Blood on the Border, government | 10 Comments

The Biden Doctrine in Action – Part 1

Comment: To say that the Saudi Wahhabi regime is annoyed about this would be an understatement. Yemeni Ansar Allah (the Houthis) have demonstrated an ability to hit targets with sufficient accuracy in eastern Saudi Barbaria to be a serious threat. … Continue reading

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Posted in As The Borg Turns, Policy, Saudi Arabia, Yemen | 3 Comments