Cracks Emerge In NATO Confrontation of Russia!

Stephen F. Cohen argues that cracks are emerging within the NATO-led consensus that has pushed Moscow from the West. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCixl4B6j1A Read more [...]

Trump Sets Staff To Task Of Contradicting U.S. Intel On Russia |Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

Rachel Maddow reports on how Donald Trump is applying his administration to the task of undermining the U.S. intelligence community's conclusion on Russian election interference and how his wavering support for Ukraine has forced them to make concessions on Crimea and eastern territory that sut Putin's goals. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Th7bIUHOayA Read more [...]

Every Nuclear Bomb Explosion in History!

On July 16th, 1945, the United States conducted the world's first test of a nuclear weapon. Less than a month later, two bombs were dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, bringing about the end of the Second World War. No nuclear bombs have been used as weapons since the attacks on Japan, but thousands of tests have been conducted - primarily by the US and USSR throughout the Cold War. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGFkw0hzW1c Read more [...]

Prospects For U.S.-Russia Relations: A Perspective From Moscow!

The conclusion of the Mueller investigation renewed President Trump's desire to meet with Vladimir Putin and to intensify U.S.-Russian dialogue in general. Both countries face numerous problems, from Venezuela to strategic stability, that require management. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIS0pv86Kko&t=380s Read more [...]

Podcast: 14 September Attack on Saudi Oil Sites and DSEI 2019 Coverage!

This podcast episode sees Jane's Weekly Editor Peter Felstead discuss the 14 September attack on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure with Jane's Defence Weekly Middle East/Africa Editor Jeremy Binnie before a number of Jane's specialists focus on what was shown at September's DSEI 2019 defence exhibition in London (podcast recorded 18/09/19). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9gNhLDTyk8 Read more [...]

Intel Briefing: Sonic Boom – The Race for Hypersonic Missiles Continues!

This is an extract of a 60 minute live webcast. In this briefing focusing on hypersonic missiles, Jane's analysts will explore a new generation of weapons, specifically intended or designed for the A2/AD missions in the modern battlefield. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5O7qfg9-8o&t=308s Read more [...]

Book Discussion: The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, and Fear in the Cyber Age!

For Seventy years, the thinking inside the pentagon was that only nations with nuclear weapons could threaten America's existence. But that assumption is now in doubt: in a world in which almost everything is interconnected, phones, cars, electrical grids, and satellites. Everything can be disrupted, if not destroyed. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDdIQEsHeDs&t=710s Read more [...]

Ballistic Missile Defense: Evolving Threats and New Priorities with Rear Admiral Jon Hill!

Join CSIS and the United States Naval Institute (USNI) for a Maritime Security Dialogue event featuring a discussion with Rear Admiral Jon A. Hill, Deputy Director, Missile Defense Agency, on the evolving threats and new priorities of ballistic missile defense in the maritime domain. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1O6B8etOub0&t=760s Read more [...]

Intel Briefing: Cold War II? US/NATO and Russia!

Ever since Russia's annexation of the Crimea in 2014 there has been a persistent debate about whether the geopolitical struggle between Moscow and Washington/Brussels can be described as a second Cold War. This briefing will examine the ongoing tensions, balance of military capabilities, and strategic competition between Russia and the US/NATO. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0AogRJczJU Read more [...]

America, Russia, and Vladimir Putin: Russian Opposition Perspectives!

One trend that continues unabated is a downward spiral in tensions between Moscow and Washington. Many western experts see Putin himself as the reason for problems past and present. What, then does his continued rule mean for U.S. Russian relations, and how might each country adjust its policies to better further domestic, foreign policy, and security goals? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iTVNhKhCbZ0&t=303s Read more [...]