Author Archives: Geoff Demarest

On the War for America in 2025

Tip to Citizen Free Press and X. (8) End Wokeness on X: “All hell breaks loose at an airport in Paris as illegals try to stop a deportation:” / X ( The video purportedly shows a group of illegals … Continue reading

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Capacity to Fight

When making strategy, the capacity to fight (One’s own capacity as well as that of opponents) is a basic, natural consideration. To formalize that consideration a bit — to audit it, practice it, organize it or perhaps to have a … Continue reading

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What Geography is to Strategy

Geography provides us the best vocabulary and theory set for competent strategy making. Geography focuses on where and how far. Geography is the natural home of cartography and GIS. I mention this because too many of our military leaders are … Continue reading

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The Ukrainian Navy

Insufficiencies of the Ukrainian ground forces have been easy to spot, although given their disadvantages, they’ve been doing work slowing the Russians down and making them pay a toll for territory gained. An aspect significant to our military in the … Continue reading

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Regarding the War for America Map

I listened to mapper/commenter Willy OAM this morning for the first time. Interesting and useful map-based discussion of the Ukraine war. He gave considerable credit to a mapper called suriyak-maps. Dima at the Military Summary Channel also sites Suriyak often. … 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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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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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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