Russia Hints at a Tactical Nuclear Escalation

Yet, the most powerful statement this strike makes is in the particular capabilities of the Kinzhal hypersonic missile (developed by Russian Federation and the PR China); the Kinzhal or ‘Dagger’ missile is designed to deliver a tactical nuclear warhead payload. More to the point, as a hypersonic weapon capable of velocities between Mach 5 and Mach 12, it is technologically beyond the interception capabilities of NATO’s defences. … More Russia Hints at a Tactical Nuclear Escalation

NATO Preparing for Escalation

Russia and Ukraine have lived side by side for over three decades without Russia invading. Ukrainian neutrality has, since the dissolution of the Soviet Union, guaranteed peace between these two states. Yet, US government involvement — including clandestine involvement — in the Orange Revolution and the 2014 Maidan coup have revealed Washington’s intentions to push for a war with Russia over a wholly manufactured and unnecessary conflict in Ukraine. … More NATO Preparing for Escalation

US Involvement in Ukraine

US foreign policy strategists — or gamers — are not interested in defending Ukraine. They are interested first and foremost in weakening Russia. In this, then, Ukraine has been instrumentalised by the State Department as a theatre of war in which Ukrainians — trained and armed by the United States and its allies — will wage a protracted war of attrition against Russia which they simply cannot hope to win. Washington, however, does not need them to win. It needs them to fight for as long as they can and inflict as much damage on Russia as they can. This is ‘winning’ for the United States. … More US Involvement in Ukraine