US Army is Preparing for Decades of Hybrid Wars

Released on Monday, the US Army’s Training and Doctrine Command, or TRADOC, drafted a new strategy for how US ground forces will operate, fight, and campaign successfully across multiple domains—space, cyberspace, air, land, maritime—against all enemies in the 2025-2040 timeframe. The new strategy calls for “super-empowered individuals and small groups”, who are mobile and can …

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Six Major US Foreign Policy Failures of the Post-Cold War Era

The Wolfowitz Doctrine and the document A Clean Break, set out contemporary US policy against Russia, China and the Middle East dating back to the 1990s. These documents, while still influential in Washington, have been abject failures on many fronts. In the 1990s, US officials, all of whom would go on to serve in the …

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UN Peacekeepers to the Donbass?

During a press availability at conclusion of the BRICS summit in China on September 5, 2017, President Vladimir Putin announced he instructed Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to advance the idea of making the OSCE monitoring mission on the Donbass more effective through the introduction of armed UN peacekeepers. Lavrov was reportedly instructed to introduce an …

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Violent “Color Revolution” in America? Attempted Overthrow of Trump? Threatens to Shred Fabric of American Society

Manufactured Civil War, Guided Anarchy. What is now unfolding in America is a process of engineered dissent which is controlled by the corporate elites. This process precludes the formation of a real mass movement against racism, social injustice and US led wars.  This article by Larry Chin analyzes how the elite opponents of Donald Trump are manipulating …

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Are Trump’s Generals on the Verge of Committing the Biggest Blunder of His Presidency?

James Mattis is considering arming Ukraine—a strategy that's sure to backfire. Arming Ukraine has always been a bad idea. It was a bad idea when it was first proposed by the Brookings Institution in early 2015 and it’s a bad idea now that Defense Secretary James Mattis is reviving it. It was a bad idea under Barack …

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Trump Admin is Sending Dangerously Mixed Signals on Ukraine

Last December, in these very pages, I warned that a particular danger the new Trump administration would face in the national security field would be the problem of senior figures issuing “contradictory statements” about U.S. policy, especially in the absence of “effective direction” from the White House. This would lead to uncertainty both within the U.S. …

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A History of John McCain’s Calls for War

Earlier this week notorious war hawk US Senator John McCain (R-Az) was diagnosed with brain cancer. While the liberal and conservative establishments are sending their regards, Geopolitics Alert instead compiled a list of reasons why we don’t care about McCain. The list is, of course, a history of all the instances McCain has called for US-led intervention …

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Goodbye ‘President’ Trump; Hail ‘President’ Mattis

Back on 16th February 2017, shortly after the forced resignation of President Trump’s first National Security Adviser General Flynn, I spoke of the extraordinary power that US Defense Secretary General Mattis appeared to be wielding within the Trump administration General Mattis is becoming a dominant figure within this administration.  As a much decorated former combat …

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