Category Archives: Geography

Ukraine Opinion Update

My relatively ignorant uninformed take: Darkening prospects for the survival of Ukraine. Slow, grinding, accelerating Russian progress all along the front. The Ukrainians have done amazingly well in slowing the advance. The Ukrainians have mounted a combination of competent coup … Continue reading

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Israeli and World Geography

I offer this small geographic note to any among my legion of fans who might for whatever reason find themselves in a friendly, open, intellectual exchange regarding the country of Israel and its future. I ask that you begin your … 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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Politics is the Killing Machine

At this moment, while you scroll your Devil Brick, or peruse your PC, who can end your life legally? Or at least end your life with impunity. Certainly your doctor who can prescribe life altering drugs that have lethal outcome … Continue reading

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Foreign Forces

Todd Bensman (Center for Immigration Studies, Center for Immigration Studies (cis.org)  has an article out in Imprimis, a publication of Hillsdale College with which many of you are positively familiar. The title of Bensman’s article is “An Immigration Crisis Beyond … 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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Moldova?

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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Worrisome news

If you have not become aware of Seymour Hersh’s expose in which he accuses the United States government of blowing up the Nord Stream pipeline, you’ll want to check that out. If true, not good, and we need to find … Continue reading

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smuggling terrain

Transportation Geography, an Observation about Smuggling This is a brief research note on geographic theory and practice related to law enforcement and irregular warfare. It uses a piece of cartographic evidence from the Colombian war as an example of how … Continue reading

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