Tag Archives: Putin

Mark Collins – “The fall of Aleppo shows us exactly what we have become”

28 Dec

Terrible Terry Glavin roars his rage; amongst other things he excoriates feckless and irrelevant Canadian word-mongering at the UN General Assembly–an excerpt: … The truth of it is we’d…

Source: Mark Collins – “The fall of Aleppo shows us exactly what we have become”

Mark Collins – “The fall of Aleppo shows us exactly what we have become”

15 Dec

Terrible Terry Glavin roars his rage; amongst other things he excoriates feckless and irrelevant Canadian word-mongering at the UN General Assembly–an excerpt: … The truth of it is we’d…

Source: Mark Collins – “The fall of Aleppo shows us exactly what we have become”

Mark Collins – The Russian Way of–Hybrid–Warfare

6 Dec

A very interesting analysis of how the Bear works–both at home and abroad–at War on the Rocks: Russia’s Hybrid War as a Byproduct of a Hybrid State Whether or not “hybrid war” is the ri…

Source: Mark Collins – The Russian Way of–Hybrid–Warfare

Mark Collins – Der Untergang des Abendlandes, Putin and “transgender bathroom rights” Section

21 Oct

At the end of an opinion piece at the Wall St. Journal: The Vladimir Putin Test The strongman’s appeal reveals a lot about today’s liberal democracies… Under President Obama, Angela Merkel, F…

Source: Mark Collins – Der Untergang des Abendlandes, Putin and “transgender bathroom rights” Section

Mark Collins – Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution in Action

11 Oct

You can’t make this stuff up–couldn’t happen to a nicer guy.  A tweet: More on Venezuela. Mark Collins, a prolific Ottawa blogger, is a Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Insti…

Source: Mark Collins – Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution in Action

Mark Collins – Syria: POTUS be Prudent vs Assad and Bad Vlad

4 Oct

While I have often been sceptical about President Obama’s handling of international matters, and awful as things are in Syria and as great the moral outrage, I not think this is the time to d…

Source: Mark Collins – Syria: POTUS be Prudent vs Assad and Bad Vlad

Mark Collins – Crimea: Russia Looking for Excuse to Really Go at Ukraine? Part 2

19 Aug

Further to this post (note at end Canadian Forces in western Ukraine), the latest at Foreign Policy–how far will Bad Vlad actually go? SitRep: Russia Massing Forces Near Ukraine as Putin Land…

Source: Mark Collins – Crimea: Russia Looking for Excuse to Really Go at Ukraine? Part 2

Mark Collins – Syria Update: Bomb, Bomb, Bomb by Russia (help from Iran) and Assad

18 Aug

The Moscow-Damascus-Tehran axis continues to flex muscles (with help from Baghdad which is permitting Russian bombing overflights to Syra). Two at Defense One’s “D-Brief”: August …

Source: Mark Collins – Syria Update: Bomb, Bomb, Bomb by Russia (help from Iran) and Assad

Mark Collins – Crimea: Russia Looking for Excuse to Really Go at Ukraine?

10 Aug

This looks double plus not good–at MILNEWS.ca and keep following at twitter @milnews_ca: Deep breaths all round, folks … “FSB Russia prevented the commission of the Republic of Crimea terrori…

Source: Mark Collins – Crimea: Russia Looking for Excuse to Really Go at Ukraine?

Mark Collins – Turkey Through the Magnificent Mirror of the Sublime Erdogan

9 Aug

Further to these posts, Turkey, or, Failed Coup in the Land of the Sublime Erdogan the Magnificent Julian Lindley-French – Two Coups Turkey the start and end of a piece at the London Review of Book…

Source: Mark Collins – Turkey Through the Magnificent Mirror of the Sublime Erdogan