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Dwindling Options for Putin's War in Ukraine

Dwindling Options for Putin's War in Ukraine

9/23/2022 12:00:00 AM EDT
2 months ago

Putin's running out of military options.   Read my latest Fox News Opinion piece on nuclear threats, Russia's call-up of reserve forces, and why the recapture of Izyum was so significant.  Remember Putin has made nuclear threats before.  The Pentagon says the Russian forces that handle nuclear weapons have not change their posture -- which means Putin's not getting ready to release a nuke.  

Detonating a Russian nuclear weapon will not win the war in Ukraine for Putin. Don’t forget China is already nervous about Russia’s military failures; use of a nuclear weapon by Putin could break ...

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Dwindling Options for Putin's War in Ukraine

Dwindling Options for Putin's War in Ukraine

9/23/2022 12:00:00 AM EDT
2 months ago

Putin's running out of military options.   Read my latest Fox News Opinion piece on nuclear threats, Russia's call-up of reserve forces, and why the recapture of Izyum was so significant.  Remember Putin has made nuclear threats before.  The Pentagon says the Russian forces that handle nuclear weapons have not change their posture -- which means Putin's not getting ready to release a nuke.  

Detonating a Russian nuclear weapon will not win the war in Ukraine for Putin. Don’t forget China is already nervous about Russia’s military failures; use of a nuclear weapon by Putin could break ...

How Ukraine Can Beat Russia: Watch the Jaws of Kramatorsk

How Ukraine Can Beat Russia: Watch the Jaws of Kramatorsk

5/23/2022 12:00:00 AM EDT
6 months ago

Forget whoever said there's a stalemate in the Ukraine war.  At the 3-month mark, it's a hot fight every day on a 100-mile, curving front near the city of Kramatorsk.  Russia has forces north and south trying to snap the jaws shut.  Zelenskyy must hold the roads east of Kramatorsk if he hopes to push out Russian forces.  Read more from my FOX News Opinion piece. 

Putin Wants Kyiv

Putin Wants Kyiv

3/4/2022 12:00:00 AM EST
9 months ago

Putin wants to catch Zelensky and take Kyiv.  His model?  Berlin, 1945.   Read my Fox News Opinion piece on why time's running out to supply Ukraine.  At the end of World War II, Russia's Red Army took Berlin from Hitler's Nazis.  Russia was our ally then, but that model of victory  may stick in Putin's mind.  He was born in 1952 but Putin's family suffered through the Siege of Leningrad and lost his elder brother and many other relatives in World War II.  The city fight won't be easy.  Ukraine's forces have fought ...

Zelensky and Ukraine Winning Social Media War

Zelensky and Ukraine Winning Social Media War

3/1/2022 12:00:00 AM EST
9 months ago

 Ukraine's Preisdent Zelensky is the big winner in the first big war of the social media age.  Putin’s been in power for 20 years, way before the iPhone era. Maybe no one told the 69-year-old autocrat that world events now get real on Instagram, TikTok and Twitter.  Read more about Russia's hopeless media tactics and Ukraine's success from my Fox News Opinion piece.

Stopping Russia's Putin in Ukraine

Stopping Russia's Putin in Ukraine

2/24/2022 12:00:00 AM EST
9 months ago

Ukraine wasn't a real strategic interest, thought many policymakers in Washington, DC.  That all changed Feb. 24 when delusional Putin attacked Ukraine.  Yes, Biden has ruled out the use of American troops in Ukraine.  But there's much the US and NATO could do to help Ukraine fight off Russia and Putin's bid to resume the Cold War.  Read my take here from Fox News Opinion.  Biden's pathetic and passive response to Russia's military build-up carries a share of the blame for the tragedy unfolding in Ukraine.  But Ukraine is fighting back, which shows how much ...

Biden's 6 Instant Decisions if Russia Strikes Ukraine

Biden's 6 Instant Decisions if Russia Strikes Ukraine

2/14/2022 12:00:00 AM EST
9 months ago

Ukraine hasn't asked the U.S. or NATO for ground forces.  But if Russia invades, Biden faces 6 instant decisions on military action.  Read my analysis from Fox Opinion.  Decision one is providing information on Russian force locations to Ukraine.  Then the U.S .could set-up a no-fly zone, neutralize Russian air defenses, or authorize airstrikes on Russian tanks and forces spearheading an attack.   The U.S. can also help brace for cyber attack by Russia and prepare for refugees.  

Russia is well-placed for a quick strike, but knowing that the U.S. and NATO could send rapid help ...

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How Ukraine Can Beat Russia: Watch the Jaws of Kramatorsk

How Ukraine Can Beat Russia: Watch the Jaws of Kramatorsk

5/23/2022 12:00:00 AM EDT
6 months ago

Forget whoever said there's a stalemate in the Ukraine war.  At the 3-month mark, it's a hot fight every day on a 100-mile, curving front near the city of Kramatorsk.  Russia has forces north and south trying to snap the jaws shut.  Zelenskyy must hold the roads east of Kramatorsk if he hopes to push out Russian forces.  Read more from my FOX News Opinion piece. 

Air Force, Don't Cut a Single Bomber

Air Force, Don't Cut a Single Bomber

4/30/2020 12:00:00 AM EDT
2 years ago

B-2 Stealth Bomber At War

B-2 Stealth Bomber At War

6/4/2019 12:00:00 AM EDT
3 years ago

B-2s are at the center of war plans, for every theater of operations around the globe. 

B-2 Stealth Bomber At War  highlights twenty years of missions as seen by pilots and the team of the Air Force's 509th Bomb Wing at Whiteman AFB.  The story begins with the B-2's first flight on July 17, 1989.  Ten years later, the B-2 went to war for the first time in NATO's Operation Allied Force, introducing precision, all-weather stealth attack in the 78-day air campaign.  In 2001, a B-2 crew set the record for a combat mission at 44.3 ...

Smart Data Fusion for Multi Domain Operations

Smart Data Fusion for Multi Domain Operations

9/17/2018 12:00:00 AM EDT
4 years ago

Data fusion at the tactical edge is a top need for the US military's new concept for Multi-Domain Operations.  US forces came to rely on combat data networks developed in battles in Afghanistna, Iraq and Syria.  But Russia and China's electronic warfare and cyber systems threaten US combat networks.  Fortunately, the technology is ready to test smart data fusion hubs: a new type of network "box" that fits on current airplanes, ships and other platforms to process, sort and refine data in real time, at the tactical edge, while operations are underway.   Over time, the connections and processing ...

Power Up Army Helicopters

Power Up Army Helicopters

11/2/2017 12:00:00 AM EDT
5 years ago

New engines can boost the range and payload of the US Army's Blackhawk and Apache helicopters.  GE and ATEC, a Pratt&Whitney and Honeywell team, are developing improved turbine engines to remove and replace on Arny helicopters.  This viatla competition will power up Army missions, making it possible to carry more soldiers, equipment and to omit hazardous forward area refuelings.  Under any budget IREP is a vital Army program -- and one that makes sense for America's global missions and counterterrorism fight.

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F-35 in the Pacific

F-35 in the Pacific

11/2/2017 12:00:00 AM EDT
5 years ago

US military options in the Pacific depend on airpower.  This paper examines how stealth and legacy fighters like the F-35, F-22 and F/A-18 among others may be deployed to counteract Chinese activity and give US commanders maximum options. 

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