Monthly Archives: February 2024


The Ukrainians seem to have shifted into a prevent defense. I don’t know about the Ukrainian or Russian situations enough to deserve to write a prediction, but I’ll do it anyway. I’m thinking that if the Russians take an average … Continue reading

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Brainstorm America War Map Layers

The map will be built to tell where the war is. Below are some undeveloped ideas for layers. Any ideas? Deportation events Deportation facilities; Deportation sanctuary zones (definition?); Attacks on Christian Churches; Attacks on food processing and distribution points; Attacks … Continue reading

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Aggregate Risk Distances in Ukraine

This is my first attempt to jam what I see going on along the Ukrainian-Russian front (at what some call the operational level) into my own strategy theorizin’. Section 141 in On Multiform War is titled ‘Aggregate Tactics’ and Section … Continue reading

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American Ukraine Propaganda

A 16 February 2024 headline from the The Babylon Bee spoofs, “Congress Warns If We Don’t Keep Sending Billions To Ukraine, The War Might End.”  Funny, except not. Like so many Babylon Bee headlines, the truth is worse than the … Continue reading

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and Beyond (The War for our Fulminate after Hamas and Ukraine)

Important that we keep track of what is going on with both the Hamas and the Ukraine wars. The war at home is getting started, however. It’ll be much different than either of those other two, but that doesn’t mean … Continue reading

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Comment on Carlos’ Post

Ok, I’m not good at editing comments yet, so I’m posting this what’s supposed to be a comment as a post. If that bothers you, take an aspirin. I agree with you, Carlos. Allison’s could be the worst take I’ve … Continue reading

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Graham Allison has Thoughts about Ukraine

A good friend sent me an article about the Ukraine written by Graham Allison that the latter recently published in ‘National Interest.”  Here is the link What Americans Owe Ukraine | The National Interest My friend evidently liked the article. … Continue reading

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About Ukrainian Mobilization

I wanted this to be a comment on Carlos’ post about the French Army in 1914 and his conversation with ChatGPT, but I haven’t figured out the best plugin to allow commenters to post images. I’ll get on that. In … Continue reading

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Ukrainian Mobilization

I started a chat with ChatGPT today. Here is how it went. Me: “In 1914, France had about the same population as Ukraine has today. The French army in 1914 had over 4 million men in it. How were the … Continue reading

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No Ukrainian Dunkirk

President Zelensky made a personal visit to Avdiivka in late December in order to shore up morale and make a general statement regarding his resolve to keep the place under Ukrainian ownership. Six weeks later it’s in Russian hands. Evidently … Continue reading

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