updated Thu. July 7, 2022
March 2, 2018
Citing archive documents, Khasbulatov examined in some detail the factors that influenced the timing of the deportation of the Chechens and Ingush and the role played by Stalin's henchman Lavrenti Beria. He further convincingly debunked the myth of Stalin's alleged genius as a military strategist, while atÃÂ ...
Atlantic Council (blog)
March 2, 2018
In this November 11, 2011, file photo Yevgeny Prigozhin (left) assists then Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin during a dinner outside Moscow. Prigozhin, also known as "Putin's chef," is among thirteen Russians indicted in connection with US special prosecutor Robert S. Mueller's investigation ofÃÂ ...
The American Interest
March 1, 2018
... Russia is more cohesive internally and will thus be able to outlast its technologically superior but culturally and politically pluralistic opponents. In recent years, Putin, his chief military strategist Valery Gerasimov, and other Russian leaders have employed disinformation to spread chaos for strategic effect.
Task & Purpose
February 22, 2018
“Joe Jones,” an experienced, brilliant military strategist. He commands a Unified Combatant Command and is the senior leader in a prominent exercise that will begin in a few days. Gen. Jones has strategic vision and a clear understanding of the military problems facing the defense community, many ofÃÂ ...
February 21, 2018
Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat,” said Chinese military strategist and philosopher Sun Tzu. The words of Sun Tzu ring as true today as they did when he uttered them 2,500 years ago. A start-up, working from a clean slate, should focus on fundamentals to build the foundation for success.
February 18, 2018
An old dead German called it a Chameleon because it changes to adapt to its time, to the technology, to the terrain," he said, referring to the 19th century military strategist Carl von Clausewitz. Mattis explained that today drones are piloted remotely, but tomorrow weapons may be able to learn on their own,ÃÂ ...
February 14, 2018
During the Korean War, John Boyd, an Air Force pilot and military strategist, studied why the F-86 Sabre was so successful in shooting down the Russian MiG-15 of that generation. He discovered that the U.S. planes, while inferior in terms of speed, range and altitude, were more manoeuvrable and thusÃÂ ...
The Marshall Project
December 31, 1999
The dossier alleges that he was an explosives expert and a high-ranking military strategist that had executed attacks on the Northern Alliance on behalf of Hezb-e Islami Gulbuddin, or HIG, a party affiliated with al Qaeda in the 2000s. U.S. intel also indicates that, in 2001, Gul attempted to help Osama binÃÂ ...
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