The arbitrary Middle East borders defined in the twentieth century have not alleviated violence or solved grievances.
An article by Ralph Peters called “Blood Borders” at Armed Forces Journal takes a stab at how new borders might look, when taking into account “natural ties of blood and faith.” (Link at archive.org)
Zionists would not approve.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has boasted of a 50-100 megaton nuclear bomb delivered via a massive Poseidon underwater drone, capable of creating a tsunami against an enemy coastline. Russia “leaked” a video infographic to show off the weapon that hopefully does not exist yet.
This year the Russians launched a submarine called The Belgorod designed to potentially deliver a Poseidon missile. Read more at Nationalinterest.org.
A look at the Moscow-led Sochi Memorandum on Oct. 22, 2019.
Syria: Secures national authority over its border and stops escalating conflict.
Turkey: Not to make any more incursions into Syria.
Kurds: To relocate south (satisfying Turkey) with hopes of negotiating with Assad about future regional authority.
READ MORE: At Strategic Culture
An infographic look at the history of Veterans Day and the effort to recognize our veterans.
Russia test fired the Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile from a submarine in the North Sea during October. A look at current nuclear arsenals.
WHAT THE MEDIA LEAVES OUT: Since 2004, the missile has been tested almost 30 times. Media stories blame Russia’s recent test on Trump’s withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (which Russia was already breaking).
An unsourced Axios story has claimed President Trump floated the idea of using nuclear weapons on hurricanes, which Trump denies. (Read more at Daily Wire)
Hillary Clinton decided to weigh in on Twitter stating “We should not nuke hurricanes.”
Infographic on nuclear arsenals courtesy Geopolitical Futures.
Iranian National Security Official Mojtaba Zonnour said last week that if the U.S. attacks his country, Iran will destroy Israel and sink a 7,000 man-crewed U.S. aircraft carrier in the region. (MEMRI.org video)
May, 2018: Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented evidence of Iran’s nuclear program: https://youtu.be/qmSao-j7Xr4?t=7m41s
“First, Iran lied about never having a nuclear weapons program. 100,000 secret files prove that they lied. Second, even after the deal, Iran continued to preserve and expand its nuclear weapons know-how for future use. Why would a terrorist regime hide and meticulously catalogue its secret nuclear files, if not to use them at a later date. Third, Iran lied again in 2015, when it didn’t come clean to the IAEA, as required by the nuclear deal.”
—- Benjamin Netanyahu, from the Office of the Israeli Prime Minister