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(Ret.)Adm. Davor Domazet Lošo – by attacking Syria, US have sent a message to a power other than Russia

http://www.priznajem.hr/izdvojeno/loso-ma-kakva-rusija-sad-napadom-siriju-poslao-poruku-drugoj-sili/ By attacking the air base in Syria with cruise missiles, US have basically started a war. Putin’s response to Trump, having warned that the move harmed US-Russian relations, is definetly a cause for concern. What can be expected now? Is the next move on the US president? Is this a hasty move of mr.…

Radar in counter-battery role

Artillery is dangerous because it is hard to find, hard to destroy, and has the ability to very quickly attack targets via indirect fire. Importance and difficulty of finding the enemy artillery was noticed early in World War I; French were the first to try to locate the enemy artillery, by locating the gun flash…

Plutocracy and death of representative democracy

“We can either have democracy in this country or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both.” –Louis Brandeis, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (1856-1941) West is thought of as a primary example of a democratic society. Free people freely elect their representatives, who then pass policies…

Air combat and stealth

Introduction For a long time, visual detection was the only type of detection possible. But in World War II, two significant advances appeared: radar, as well as radar- and IR- -guided missiles. Until 1970s, these were defeated through jamming and decoys. Early German attempts at building LO aircraft – Ho-229 – never got anywhere, albeit…

Secular Talk’s unrestrained dishonesty

Originally posted on Aussie Conservative Blog:
Some weeks ago, Kyle Kulinski of Secular Talk released a grossly inaccurate video regarding Islam in America which deserves critical attention. As Kulinski is a young, increasingly popular youtuber, it seems appropriate to deconstruct the work of this leading ‘progressive’ voice, to demonstrate why the Left is so wrong about modern Islamist infiltration.…

Defining stealth

Introduction Word “stealth” has lately become a catchword used to define the weapon – mostly aircraft – as “superior”, with little or no thought as to what the term actually means. Stealth fighters, stealth bombers, stealth ships… even stealth tanks, the craze is in full swing. But how much do these weapons deserve the label?…