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Flag at Maidan Nezalezhnosti, main Kiev, Ukraine square. Photo by Halibutt, WIkipedia Commons.
Flag at Maidan Nezalezhnosti, main Kiev, Ukraine square. Photo by Halibutt, WIkipedia Commons.


Ukraine On The Brink: ‘The Guilty Blaming The Innocent’ – Analysis

By John R. Haines* “[A]rmed struggle…is conducted by individuals and by small groups. […] It pursues two different aims…in the first place, the struggle aims at assassinating individuals, chiefs and subordinates in the army and police…” “The old Russian terrorism was an affair of the intellectual conspirator; today as a general rule guerrilla warfare is […]

US Air Force drone. File photo
US Air Force drone. File photo


The Race For Drones – Analysis

By Michael J. Boyle* Over the last two decades, the United States has been the world’s pre-eminent user and supplier of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). In 2013, the United States was estimated to have approximately 7,500 drones in operation, ranging from relatively small surveillance drones to the more famous Predator and Reaper models used for […]