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Will Poland be at War?

Will Poland be at War?
07.12.2022

In the context of hostilities in Ukraine, media and messenger publications focus on the fighting, shelling, and supply of weapons and military equipment. Occasionally there is information about the actions of mercenaries. No less significant events fall outside the scope of the above—the build-up of Poland’s own armed forces, the massive presence of combatants (read—not necessarily soldiers, but people trained in the military) in Ukraine, the provision of unprecedented benefits for Polish citizens in the neighboring state. If you take into account the strategy of warfare, then in addition to action on the line of contact and neighboring territories, an important component is the preparation of a reserve or even the formation of a strike group outside the conflict territories. This was the case at Stalingrad, when troops formed in Siberia decided the overall outcome of the battle. In the events under consideration for the coalition, composed of Ukraine and Western countries supplying it, the “Siberians” mentioned could be the Polish army. This is the first scenario, where Poland will make up a kind of reserve for the Ukrainian Armed Forces (AFU), allowing it to free up available forces and means to continue fighting with Russia. This would require the introduction of troops into Ukrainian territory and the occupation of defensive lines.

Only The Plurality Of Information Can Prevent War

Only The Plurality Of Information Can Prevent War
30.11.2022

After the Second World War, modern international law was established with the idea of countering “war propaganda” (United Nations General Assembly Resolution 110 of November 3, 1947 and Resolution 381 of November 17, 1950). International legislators, i.e. sovereign states, soon agreed that war could only be fought against by ensuring the “free flow of ideas” (resolution 819 of 11 December 1954).

Hybrid Biological Warfare

Hybrid Biological Warfare
25.11.2022

The topic of US development of biological weapons under the guise of research is already covered quite extensively in the international press. The historical precedents of the use of biological and chemical agents by the US against other countries are usually pointed out. Plans against the Republic of Cuba, for example. From declassified documents, it is known that the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations, General Edward Lansdale, submitted in February 1962 a plan codenamed Task 33, which considered the use of chemical and biological weapons against Cuba. The document stated that "the objective was to devise a plan to incapacitate a large proportion of the sugar workers through the covert use of biological weapons or chemical weapons agents."

Biden Nods To Compromise In Ukraine

Biden Nods To Compromise In Ukraine
14.11.2022

The midterm elections in the US witnessed razor-thin races as Senate and House control hangs in the balance. But that didn’t discourage President Biden from holding a press conference on Wednesday to stake claim that the “giant red wave” didn’t happen.

Putin’s Latest Keynote Speech Concisely Summarized The State Of Strategic Play In Ukraine

Putin’s Latest Keynote Speech Concisely Summarized The State Of Strategic Play In Ukraine
23.09.2022

President Putin addressed his compatriots Wednesday morning in a nationally televised speech that culminated in him informing them of his decision to partially mobilize their country’s experienced reserves. He also promised to respect the democratic will of the people inhabiting the liberated areas of Ukraine’s former Donetsk, Kherson, Lugansk, and Zaporozhye Regions if they vote in their forthcoming referenda this weekend to unify with Russia. It was a keynote speech and indisputably his most important one since announcing the start of his country’s special operation on 24 February.