Stratfor sees a weaker Russia than the superpower that Democrats fear

The Democrat's have gone hysterical about Russia power -- interfering in Syria, hacking America, and running the world. For an antidote see Stratfor report about Russia's problems, as it emerges from a deep recession to face serious economic and political problems. It is a boogeyman, not a superpower. Russia is global powerful only in his … Continue reading Stratfor sees a weaker Russia than the superpower that Democrats fear

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What Trump told Russia, why it matters, and why journalists ignore the smartest man in Washington

Donald Trump - facepalm

Summary: Here is a summary of the latest sensational Trump fiasco. But more important, here is why the media chatter misses its significance. No matter how significant (or insignificant) the intel given to Russia, it brings the Republicans in Congress one step closer to impeaching him to save the GOP. However tactical their reasons for … Continue reading What Trump told Russia, why it matters, and why journalists ignore the smartest man in Washington

An arms race in hypersonic missiles: burning billions to accomplish nothing

Summary: Along with a new Cold War we get a new arms race. Hypersonic weapons are one of the expensive new military toys the major nations will spend tens of billions to build, after which neither they nor the world will be safer. It is a cycle of madness. Americans, of the exceptional nation, see … Continue reading An arms race in hypersonic missiles: burning billions to accomplish nothing

Stratfor untangles the web of Russia’s cyber operations

Stratfor looks at Russian Hackers

Summary: 2016 was the breakout year for cybercrime, a revolution largely ignored by journalists. Here Stratfor looks at one aspect that has gotten attention lately -- hackers operating from Russia. It is a natural match - a nation with a first class educational system and high rates of poverty. The West can't suppress Russian hackers … Continue reading Stratfor untangles the web of Russia’s cyber operations