By Austin Bay | 08/21/14 10:46 AM
Winston Churchill disparaged Operation Anvil-Dragoon, the Aug. 15, 1944 Allied "second D-Day" invasion of Southern France. Churchill joked that he was "dragooned" into an unnecessary invasion. D-Day, June 6th, had breached Fortress Europe. A French Riviera "pincer" was folly. However, the...
By Austin Bay | 08/14/14 10:52 AM
The astonishing success of Islamic State's military and media offensive is also the key to its downfall.
By Austin Bay | 08/06/14 11:07 AM
Arming a geopolitical foe is a grave mistake, especially one led by a cunning and utterly amoral character like Vladimir Putin.
By Austin Bay | 07/30/14 10:07 AM
Military historian A. A. Nofi told me that in 1914, Kaiser Wilhelm definitely believed the Austrians had won the diplomatic struggle over the murder of Austro-Hungarian Empire Archduke Ferdinand. However, he failed "to fully grasp that the Austrians wanted a war to crush the Serbs."
By Austin Bay | 07/23/14 10:44 AM
Ultimate responsibility for the massacre of the 298 people aboard Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 begins and ends in the Kremlin office of Russian president Vladimir Putin.
By Austin Bay | 07/16/14 11:12 AM
According to the Israeli government, in this latest round of Israel-Hamas combat, Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system has (so far) intercepted 90 percent of targeted incoming Hamas rockets. Iron Dome is a very sophisticated tactical (short-range) anti-missile and anti-artillery...
By Austin Bay | 07/09/14 03:09 PM
As the militant Islamic State of Iraq and Syria â€" which now wants to be called the Islamic State â€" threatens to shatter Iraq's central government, the leaders of Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government have called for the creation of Independent Kurdistan. In June, KRG President Massoud Barzani...
By Luke Rosiak | 08/21/14
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