Tactical Nuclear Fantasists

Tactical Nuclear Fantasists

Bogeyman politics tends to be flatly unimaginative.  The image of the nuclear-mad Russian President, counting his diminishing options, has caught the imagination of press and propaganda outlets across the West.  Will Mad Vlad go the distance and deploy a nuclear weapon in Ukraine? Certainly, his rhetoric suggests the possibility.  Vladimir Putin has promised to “make…

Interpreting the Pakistani Foreign Minister’s Curious Remarks About Russia & Nuclear Weapons

Interpreting the Pakistani Foreign Minister’s Curious Remarks About Russia & Nuclear Weapons

It’s inconceivable that he was unveiling a new nuclear doctrine by condemning the possible first use of such weapons by Russia as “absolutely not an option” and thus implying that Pakistan practices such a policy as well, but by saying what he did in his official capacity as Foreign Minister during a press conference with…

People Don’t Think Hard Enough About What Nuclear War Is And What It Would Mean

People Don’t Think Hard Enough About What Nuclear War Is And What It Would Mean

Listen to a reading of this article: ❖ There’s a John Mearsheimer video clip from 2016 that’s going viral on Twitter right now, as old John Mearsheimer clips tend to do in the year 2022 when his predictions that western actions would lead to the destruction of Ukraine are coming horrifyingly true. In response to…

Is Satan 11 a Game Changer?

Is Satan 11 a Game Changer?

Russia should ignore Zelensky and the Finnish biker and let the EU know what its choices are. Although Satan 11, Russia’s latest super‐heavy RS-28 Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), packs a lethal punch, it is not of itself a game changer. Because leopards don’t change their spots, NATO won’t stop its war mongering until it…

Empire of Lies Eager to Receive Mr. Sarmat’s Business Card

Empire of Lies Eager to Receive Mr. Sarmat’s Business Card

The only antidote to propaganda dementia is served by sparse voices of reason, which happen to be Russian, thus silenced and/or dismissed. Especially since the onset of GWOT (Global War on Terror) at the start of the millennium, no one ever lost money betting against the toxic combo of hubris, arrogance and ignorance serially deployed…