Posts Tagged ‘war’

June 24th, 2022 - 2:32 am § in America, Biden, Donald Trump, Europe, Foreign Affairs, Russia

Putin likely will survive; what should America do?

The Russian people are being forced to live in a dreamland, whether they want to or not, in which Putin’s aggression against Ukraine is a “sacred” duty of “defending the Motherland” and those supporting Ukraine are “international terrorist gangs.” Moreover, [...]

June 19th, 2022 - 7:45 pm § in China, Europe, Foreign Affairs, Russia

Head of British military sees war clouds over Europe

“The new head of the British Army warned soldiers that they must prepare ‘to fight in Europe once again,'” AOL News reported on Sunday, June 19, 2022 (read story here). Gen. Patrick Sanders, on his first day in office, seemed to foresee a wider war when he spoke of a need “to[...]

May 26th, 2022 - 3:10 am § in China, Foreign Affairs

War game: China vs. Taiwan (video)

Knowledgeable teams, including two members of Congress, use wargaming methods to deduce what might happen if China attacked Taiwan. They conclude that China would preemptively strike U.S. bases in Japan and Guam, eventually attack Hawaii and possibly San Diego, and the conflict would quickly escalat[...]

May 13th, 2022 - 3:22 am § in Russia

Dog’s best friend

Igor Pedin rescued his dog, Zhu Zhu, from besieged Mariupol by walking 140 miles. On the way, he tried to blend in, but was arrested and questioned by Russians — then let go. He walked past dead bodies, stepped around mines, and crossed destroyed bridges. He and his dog made it to safety. Read[...]

May 10th, 2022 - 4:52 pm § in Russia

What’s behind Russia’s air war failures?

It takes more than flashy jets to win. Read story here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

May 6th, 2022 - 11:16 pm § in Misc., Russia

Ukraine says it hit another Russian warship

I saw reports of this early today, but couldn’t verify it, so delayed posting about it, and major media still aren’t reporting it. Russia is denying it. Yahoo News said this afternoon (Friday, May 6, 2022) the ship was hit by a Ukrainian missile near Snake Island (of “Go F— Y[...]

April 25th, 2022 - 8:40 pm § in America, Biden, Europe, Foreign Affairs, Russia

What’s the U.S. strategy in Ukraine?

I’d say we don’t have one, for the simple reason we aren’t at war. It’s not a U.S. or NATO “proxy war,” either. We’re not at war with Russia, period. So supplying Ukraine with weapons isn’t what I’d call a military strategy. It’s military a[...]

April 18th, 2022 - 3:22 am § in Humor, Russia

Why Russia is losing (video)

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April 15th, 2022 - 1:42 am § in Russia

Is nuclear war edging closer in Ukraine?

The threat of Russia using tactical nuclear weapons in Ukraine “cannot be taken lightly,” but so far the CIA hasn’t seen “a lot of practical evidence reinforcing that concern,” CIA Director William Burns said Thursday, April 14, 2022 (read Reuters story here). Burns spe[...]

April 15th, 2022 - 12:38 am § in Russia

Russia loses “Battleship” game

I don’t know if you’ve played the “Battleship” game. The idea is to locate the enemy’s ships and sink them by firing missiles at  blank game board spaces. You can get the board game here or play it online here. Countries play real-life “Battleship,” too. Th[...]