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Links — 5 August 2022 Part 1

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A Son of the New American RevolutionNew Batches Of Ukrainian Troops Quitting the Fight as Russia Grinds OnLarry C. Johnson | CEO and co-founder of BERG Associates, LLC, an international business-consulting firm with expertise combating terrorism and investigating money laundering, formerly Deputy Director in the U.S. State Department’s Office of Counter Terrorism (1989-1993, and CIA operations (1984-1989)https://sonar21.com/new-batches-of-ukrainian-troops-quitting-the-fight-as-russia-grinds-on/Covert Action MagazineHas the Ukraine Conflict Driven U.S. Government Officials Crazy? (No, Russophobia and Sinophobia drove them crazy decades ago. Russia and Taiwan crises are just a manifestation of that. Ironically, The US has morphed into what it is supposedly opposing.)Jeremy

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A Son of the New American Revolution
New Batches Of Ukrainian Troops Quitting the Fight as Russia Grinds On
Larry C. Johnson | CEO and co-founder of BERG Associates, LLC, an international business-consulting firm with expertise combating terrorism and investigating money laundering, formerly Deputy Director in the U.S. State Department’s Office of Counter Terrorism (1989-1993, and CIA operations (1984-1989)
https://sonar21.com/new-batches-of-ukrainian-troops-quitting-the-fight-as-russia-grinds-on/

Covert Action Magazine
Has the Ukraine Conflict Driven U.S. Government Officials Crazy? (No, Russophobia and Sinophobia drove them crazy decades ago. Russia and Taiwan crises are just a manifestation of that. Ironically, The US has morphed into what it is supposedly opposing.)
Jeremy Kuzmarov
https://covertactionmagazine.com/2022/08/05/has-the-ukraine-conflict-driven-american-government-officials-crazy/

Reminiscence of the Future
That's The American "Spirit".
http://smoothiex12.blogspot.com/2022/08/thats-american-spirit.html

Where, Let Me Ask, Where...
http://smoothiex12.blogspot.com/2022/08/where-let-me-ask-where.html
Andrei Martyanov, former USSR naval officer and expert on Russian military and naval issues

Small War Journal (run by the neocon Kagan clan)
Why Ukraine Will Defeat Russia and How, from Kherson to Crimea, from Zaporizhzhia to the Donbas.
Brian Frydenborg "spent two decades studying, writing about, or working in the fields of conflict analysis, counterterrorism, international affairs, public policy, politics, history, and humanitarian aid and international development. His work has been featured in Newsweek, Jerusalem Post, Modern War Institute at West Point, London School of Economics and Political Science Middle East Centre, Jordan Times, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), and Real Clear Defense/History, among others….” No military experience, no study of military science, no stem, no intel background.
https://smallwarsjournal.com/jrnl/art/why-ukraine-will-defeat-russia-and-how-kherson-crimea-zaporizhzhia-donbas

Turcopolier
“China is too weak to invade Taiwan successfully” Con Coughlin (has a degree in history and no military experience, no study of military science, no stem, no intel background. Go figure.)
Turcopolier
Col. W. Patrick Lang, US Army (ret.) 
https://turcopolier.com/china-is-too-weak-to-invade-taiwan-successfully-con-coughlin/

Washington Post (yeah, I know. You don't need to bother reading the article. Just see my comment on it.)
Josh Rogin (Josh Rogin is a journalist with a degree in international relations — and no military experience, no study of military science, no stem, no intel background.)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/08/04/america-confronts-russia-china-pelosi/

Defense One
HIMARS’ Hidden Superpower and Other Acquisition Lessons from Ukraine (US military directly involved in acquisition and targeting)
https://www.defenseone.com/ideas/2022/08/himars-hidden-superpower-and-other-acquisition-lessons-ukraine/375420/

CaitlinJohnstone.com
New Media Are As Intertwined With Imperial Power As Old Media
Caitlin Johnstone
https://caitlinjohnstone.com/2022/08/05/new-media-are-as-intertwined-with-imperial-power-as-old-media/

RayMcGovern.com
Right-Wing SKYNEWS/Australia Ridicules Zelensky (A step to far)
Ray McGovern, co-founder of Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, and retired 27-year career CIA whose tasks included preparing and briefing The President’s Daily Brief and leading the Soviet Foreign Policy Branch
https://raymcgovern.com/2022/08/04/right-wing-skynews-australia-ridicules-zelensky/

Russian and Eurasian Politics
Needles of Hope [for s settlement] in the Ukraine War Haystack (ignores the elephant in the room. NATO is not yet ready for a settlement and is holding out for a "strategic defeat" of Russia.)
Gordon M. Hahn | Expert Analyst at Corr Analytics, http://www.canalyt.com and a Senior Researcher at the Center for Terrorism and Intelligence Studies (CETIS), Akribis Group
https://gordonhahn.com/2022/08/05/needles-of-hope-in-the-ukraine-war-haystack/

The Vineyard of the Saker
Exclusive: The Fugitive Who Tried to Spark a US-China War
Pepe Escobar
http://thesaker.is/exclusive-the-fugitive-who-tried-to-spark-a-us-china-war/

Zelensky sold the people’s land (video)
http://thesaker.is/zelensky-sold-the-peoples-land/

Anatomy of the EU “gas crisis”

Jorge Vilches for the Saker blog
http://thesaker.is/anatomy-of-the-eu-gas-crisis/

Naked Capitalism
Endgame Taiwan? US Plans Further China Eyepoking with Planned Military Transit of the Taiwan Strait
Yves Smith
https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2022/08/endgame-taiwan-us-plans-further-china-eyepoking-with-planned-military-transit-of-the-taiwan-strait.html

MR Online
“By joining NATO, Sweden and Finland increase the risk of becoming involved in a nuclear conflict” 
Jacques Baud, a former colonel of the General Staff, ex-member of the Swiss strategic intelligence, and specialist on Eastern countries. He was trained in the American and British intelligence services. He has served as Policy Chief for United Nations Peace Operations.
Originally published: Zeitgeschehen im Fokus  on August 2022 by Thomas Kaiser (more by Zeitgeschehen im Fokus) (Posted Aug 05, 2022)
https://mronline.org/2022/08/05/by-joining-nato-sweden-and-finland-increase-the-risk-of-becoming-involved-in-a-nuclear-conflict-interview-with-jacques-baud/?utm_source=feedly&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=by-joining-nato-sweden-and-finland-increase-the-risk-of-becoming-involved-in-a-nuclear-conflict-interview-with-jacques-baud

RT — Question More (Russian state-sponsored media)
China weighs in on ‘strategic cooperation’ with Russia
https://www.rt.com/news/560292-china-russia-global-order/

China cuts ties with US on critical issues ("talks on climate change is one of them.)

https://www.rt.com/news/560288-china-ties-us-pelosi/










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