The military capabilities among Antarctic claimant states

The military capabilities among Antarctic claimant states

This research paper thinks about a potential military rivalry for territories in Antarctica. It focuses on the seven states, that have yet asserted territorial claims in Antarctica: Argentina, Chile, Australia, New Zealand, Norway, France and the United Kingdom. The intention is to give a provisional, superficial review about the overall numbers of weapon systems since 2015 in connection with their range and their geographic proximity to Antarctica.
Currently, the UK, France and Australia appear to be the most militarily capable states among the seven claimant states.

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CIA Chief Warns Russia’s SVR Director

CIA Chief Warns Russia’s SVR Director

Occasional high-level contacts between the United States and Russia are essentially due to Washington’s concerns over Moscow’s far-reaching movements in its war with Ukraine. The meeting between the director of the CIA and the head of the SVR foreign intelligence agency is part of the U.S. policy alongside the talks that took place beforehand between the U.S. national security advisor, the secretary of defense, and their Russian counterparts.

Russian Army Incurs Heavy Losses in Ukraine

Russian Army Incurs Heavy Losses in Ukraine

It is now known why back in September Putin announced a partial mobilization throughout Russia. He planned to add new soldiers just to stabilize the front somehow. The Russian military turned those forcefully deployed into “cannon fodder” to either hinder Ukrainian assaults or cripple their defensive positions.

Ukraine Says It Will Not Negotiate With Moscow

Ukraine Says It Will Not Negotiate With Moscow

Western media recently reported that the United States exerted growing pressure on Ukraine to enter negotiations with Russia. This narrative is yet gone now. The government in Kyiv has adopted a firm stance on peace talks with Russia. Thus Washington must have revised its policy so far. Many signs are that the U.S. administration deemed it better to continue a Ukrainian offensive than to enter ceasefire talks with Russia.

Russia, Iran Pledge Closer Military Ties

Russia, Iran Pledge Closer Military Ties

Iran has not shifted its policy towards the Russian invasion of Ukraine by supplying Russia with a batch of mostly kamikaze drones and perhaps also ballistic missiles. This might have been on the agenda of the meeting between Putin’s top aide and Iranian leaders.

Russia’s War in Ukraine at a Standstill

Russia’s War in Ukraine at a Standstill

The nature and tempo of the Russian war have not changed in recent weeks. The last major operation was the retreat of Russian forces from the western bank of the Dnieper River. Now wintry warfare looms in Ukraine while soaked steppes prevent both sides from launching an assault. But as winter is approaching, where potential attacks could now take place?

Ukraine Seizes Control of Companies, Delivering Blow to Oligarchs

Ukraine Seizes Control of Companies, Delivering Blow to Oligarchs

The process of deoligarchization, as it has become known, was already one of the biggest issues in Ukrainian politics long before the Russian invasion. It was, however, somewhat of a losing battle. Then came the war. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky declared a fightback against oligarchs and claimed their assets under the pretense of the ongoing war.

Mass Russian Exodus Following the Partial Military Mobilization

Mass Russian Exodus Following the Partial Military Mobilization

On Wednesday, September 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a partial military mobilization of the Russian reserve forces to join the war in Ukraine. This, in turn, spurred a mass exodus from Russia of fighting age men and their families to neighboring countries.

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The military capabilities among Antarctic claimant states

The military capabilities among Antarctic claimant states

This research paper thinks about a potential military rivalry for territories in Antarctica. It focuses on the seven states, that have yet asserted territorial claims in Antarctica: Argentina, Chile, Australia, New Zealand, Norway, France and the United Kingdom. The intention is to give a provisional, superficial review about the overall numbers of weapon systems since 2015 in connection with their range and their geographic proximity to Antarctica.
Currently, the UK, France and Australia appear to be the most militarily capable states among the seven claimant states.

Western Balkans and the War in Ukraine

Western Balkans and the War in Ukraine

A new chapter in the Russia-Ukraine war was a turning point for the security architecture in Europe. Although plainly local and between two states, the war in Ukraine is a proxy war that involves NATO and EU states and the Russian Federation. In consequence, other countries could be dragged into the conflict, including those that remain in the sphere of influence for many superpowers.

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