War

futureVenezuela National Guard and Low-Income Base Demonstrating Against Maduro

Forbes and other news sources are reporting that Venezuela’s National Guard and Maduro’s low-income base are involved in demonstrations against the current regime. The Miami Herald indicates there will be a large anti-government march. Jan. 23 marks the 61st anniversary …

chinaThreat of Taiwan-China Unification War

China’s president Xi gave a speech which opens the door to re-unify Taiwan and China using a war. Beijing previously assumed the Taiwanese would eventually decide to reunite with the mainland. The Taiwanese once widely forecasted that communist rule would …

militaryMillennials Must Overcome a Bad Situation With Help From Gen-X and Boomers

A recent Federal Reserve economic analysis shows that years of mainstream media criticism of Millennials was unfair. A partial compilation of unfair criticism of Millennials was compiled at the Atlantic. Problems of higher unemployment, less spending and lower accumulated wealth …

koreaProgress to Peace Between North and South Korea

South Korean newspaper Hankyoreh estimates that North and South Korea have already fully implemented nine out of 25 agreement reached in a pair of summits between Korea’s leaders in April and September. 36% of the two statements implemented, 52% being …

militaryRussia Controls the Black Sea and Ukraine Needs to Join the EU

The Russian coastguard opened fire on two artillery boats and a tug belonging to Ukraine which it claimed had made an unauthorized passage through Russia’s waters. Two of the craft, the Berdyansk and the Nikopol, were damaged and six crew …

economic impactCost of US Wars on Terror at $6 trillion in 2019 and $7 trillion in 2023

Brown University estimates the US Wars on Terror will be $5.9 trillion through 2019. This includes direct war and war-related spending and obligations for future spending on post 9/11 war veterans. US war spending will continue to grow. The Pentagon …

politicsTwo sides in USA have declarations of Cold Civil War

Civil wars are defined as a violent conflict within a country fought by organized groups that aim to take power at the center or in a region, or to change government policies. The Cold War was a state of geopolitical …

militaryPoland offers to pay $2 billion for a US military base in Poland

Trump said he agreed with Duda that Moscow had “acted aggressively” in the region and said the request for a US military base in Poland was under consideration. Trump appreciated Duda’s offer to put more than $2 billion into the …

chinaChina today is foreign oil dependent like Germany in WW2

The USA produced 70% of the oil in the world in WW2. 20% of the oil was produced by the Soviet Union. The British did not surrender and used its navy to blockade Germany’s oil imports. Germany imported 60% of …

hypersonicUS Missile Defense Agency seeks controls for high G maneuvers for hypersonic interceptors

The US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) will research aerodynamic controls capable of high G maneuvers for hypersonic interceptors. This could also be applied for maneuvers for hypersonic weapons. Concepts should focus on maximizing maneuverability and minimizing kinetic energy losses to …