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energyIn 2025 the USA Could Produce More Oil Than Saudi Arabia and Russia Combined

The US Energy Information Agency Annual Energy Outlook high projection for oil and natural gas liquids would be 24 million barrels per day by 2025. Russia and Saudi Arabia should have combined production of about 20-24 million barrels per day.

militaryRussia is So Weak That Missile Boats for Ukraine Would Stop Them

The US has begun supplying some missiles to Ukraine. The US could supply a dozen PT boats with missiles and drive the cost to Russia of military escalation in Ukraine beyond any reasonable benefit.

europeBy 2030, Eastern Europe Be Able to Hold Its Own Against Conventional Attack from Russia

Russia has an economy that is about 2.5 times larger than Poland. Poland’s economy is growing a bit faster than Russia and Poland plans to increase military spending in 2030 to 2.5% of GDP versus 2.0% of GDP today. Poland …

europeNATO Excluding the US Increasing Military Spending by $100 Billion from 2016 to 2020

European NATO allies increased military spending in 2018, with big increases in the Baltics, Poland and the Netherlands. Overall European spending is up an hit a five-year high of 1.51 percent of GDP. Britain, Estonia, Greece, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland …

future weaponsUS 2019 Missile Defense Review Expanded to Include Hypersonic Missile Threats

The 2019 Missile Defense Review (MDR) has been expanded to offensive missile threats includes non-ballistic systems. The US will defend against advanced cruise missiles and hypersonic weapons. There is a 24-page 2019 Missile Defense Review Summary. There will be a …

chinaMany Nations Recognize Guaido in Venezuela as Possibly Millions Took to the Streets

Canada, Brazil, Peru and Colombia have joined the USA in recognizing Juan Guaido in Venezuela. This is reported by the Global News in Canada. The Miami Herald reported crowds amassed in Sucre, in eastern Caracas — one of the eight …

armyA Missile Container Navy Would be Six Times More Cost Effective

The US Navy is considering converting available merchant ships into missile-armed Navy ships. They would be able to make 15-20 merchant ships for the cost of one destroyer. The merchant missile ships would have 450-600 missiles versus 90 on one …

chinaChina Gets Critical Engine Technology and in Exchange Will Fix Russian Ships

Russia has provided China with critical navy engine technology which will enable China’s newest destroyers to have enough electrical power for large railguns. China will fix and upgrade Russia’s aircraft carrier and other large ships. Russia is unable to fix …

chinaThe Global Hypersonic Arms Race Has Just Started

Russian had another successful hypersonic glide weapon test. Putin says the weapon is impossible to intercept. Currently, no military power has the means to intercept the mach 5+ hypersonic weapons being deployed by Russia and China. Claims of Abilities to …