Wars and Rumors of War…Russia Moves into Belarus

Rumors of war are heating up. Russia has threatened America and our allies not to interfere in their apparent takeover attempt of Ukraine, or hinder former Soviet bloc nations such as Poland, Czech Republic and Hungary from leaving NATO. Russia is putting pressure on those satellite nations to forego alliances with the west and return …

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War on the Arabian Peninsula? What are We to Make of It?

Conflict between the Iranian-backed Houthis in Yemen and the United Arab Emirates escalated to war on the Arabian peninsula yesterday. If you're not familiar with that area of the Middle East, take a look at this map: Israel is the tiny maroon-colored country at the top of the map. South of Saudi Arabia is Yemen, …

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A Brief Look at NATO and Russia’s Push to Reform the Old Soviet Union

For those old enough to remember the cold war with Russia, many of the details have likely been forgotten. For those born after those tenuous days (or too young to know what was happening), the growing tension with the Red Bear is likely new territory. So, let's review briefly. WWII was followed by a growing …

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