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Noahpinion β€’ 36177 implied HN points β€’ 09 Feb 24
  1. The conflict between Russia and Ukraine is deeply tied to Russia's historical rivalry with Poland and its desire to extend its influence over East Europe.
  2. Ethnic imperialism, where a country seeks to dominate a region due to linguistic and cultural similarities, is a core motivation behind Russia's actions in Ukraine.
  3. Poland's economic success and strategic autonomy pose a threat to Russia's dominance in East Europe, fueling Putin's desire to maintain control and influence in the region.
Aether Pirates of the Matterium! β€’ 18455 implied HN points β€’ 04 Feb 24
  1. Military analysts are afraid of the future and the rapid advancement of technology.
  2. Tech-minded individuals are seen as a threat by the military due to their knowledge and innovative capabilities.
  3. The release of Zero Point Technology to the public, especially techies, is a major concern for the military as it would shift power dynamics significantly.
Common Sense with Bari Weiss β€’ 783 implied HN points β€’ 21 Feb 24
  1. The Tuskegee Airmen were groundbreaking African American military pilots who excelled in their roles despite facing discrimination. They proved their capabilities and earned numerous honors.
  2. Brigadier General Charles McGee, one of the Tuskegee Airmen, exemplified resilience, excellence, and selflessness throughout his military career, becoming an inspirational figure.
  3. The Tuskegee Airmen's story reflects the importance of unity, hard work, and shared values in overcoming challenges. Their achievements emphasize the significance of traditional values and meritocracy.
Noahpinion β€’ 19294 implied HN points β€’ 30 Jan 24
  1. Understanding the importance of a rules-based international order for personal well-being and global prosperity.
  2. Governing requires engaging with diverse ideas, considering evidence, and compromising for effective legislation.
  3. Emphasizing the significance of win-win strategies over winner-take-all approaches in addressing complex issues.
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Simplicius's Garden of Knowledge β€’ 5110 implied HN points β€’ 11 Feb 24
  1. The author has written over 1 million words in a year, equivalent to more than 10 novels, showing a high output of well-researched content.
  2. The report delves into Ukraine's potential to turn the conflict around and the strategies of the US and allies to catch up in the evolving modern battlefield.
  3. The author's previous articles on Russia's offensive strategies provide valuable insights into the current state of the conflict and future developments.
Sarcastosaurus β€’ 1985 implied HN points β€’ 11 Feb 24
  1. The West's failure to supply enough artillery ammunition to Ukraine has led to Russian advances with adapted assault tactics, exploiting their advantage in resources.
  2. General Syrsky assumed command of ZSU in Kyiv, taking steps like rushing reserves to Avidiivka and making strategic appointments.
  3. The situation in Avidiivka is critical, with intense air strikes by the Russian Air-Space Force supporting a ground attack, putting Ukrainian positions at risk.
Unsettled Science β€’ 811 implied HN points β€’ 16 Feb 24
  1. Ketogenic diet can help reduce alcohol cravings based on a small study, which also showed benefits in mice and humans.
  2. NIH is investing $190 million in short-term nutrition studies with questionable value, sparking concerns about meaningful data and focus.
  3. Weight-loss prescriptions among U.S. service members, along with rising obesity rates in military, raise questions about the effectiveness of current dietary guidelines and the impact on national security.
Common Sense with Bari Weiss β€’ 3695 implied HN points β€’ 02 Feb 24
  1. America responded to an Iran-backed militia drone strike by approving strikes against Iranian targets in Iraq and Syria to show military might.
  2. Biden surprised many by stating he would shut down the U.S.-Mexico border due to record-breaking migrant encounters, including individuals on the FBI terror watch list.
  3. One strategy to reduce coverage is to release important information on a Friday afternoon, as seen with the delayed release of December's border patrol data.
Richard Hanania's Newsletter β€’ 1024 implied HN points β€’ 13 Feb 24
  1. Otto von Bismarck's 'blood and iron' speech was a pivotal moment that shaped Prussia's history and led to Germany's unification.
  2. Jonathan Steinberg's biography offers insight into the politics and culture of 19th-century Germany through direct quotes from major figures like Bismarck.
  3. Despite impressive accomplishments during and after Bismarck's reign, Germany faced challenges including maintaining a powerful monarchy and conservative elite, which played a role in the tumultuous first half of the 20th century.
2nd Smartest Guy in the World β€’ 3970 implied HN points β€’ 30 Jan 24
  1. Bill introduced in New Hampshire to prevent deliberate geoengineering activities like cloud seeding and stratospheric aerosol injection.
  2. Weather modification history includes declassified projects like 'Project Popeye' during the Vietnam War.
  3. There have been a large number of weather modification-related patents issued since the ban on military use in 1978.
BIG by Matt Stoller β€’ 55463 implied HN points β€’ 20 Oct 23
  1. The Pentagon lacks oversight in tracking defense contractors, leading to issues in weapon production
  2. The defense industrial base is facing challenges due to prioritization of cash out over production
  3. The Government Accountability Office highlighted the lack of tracking defense-related mergers in the Pentagon, posing risks to national security
Caitlin’s Newsletter β€’ 1285 implied HN points β€’ 08 Feb 24
  1. The US officials claim they are not at war with groups but keep bombing them in the Middle East.
  2. The Biden administration and US officials engage in contradictory behavior by denouncing conflicts while supporting aggressive military actions.
  3. The US demonstrates double standards by surrounding China with military presence while interpreting China's actions as aggressive, highlighting hypocrisy in global power dynamics.
Alexander News Network -Dr. Paul Elias Alexander's substack β€’ 668 implied HN points β€’ 11 Feb 24
  1. Some believe that there is a stealth invasion happening at the U.S. southern border with the influx of Chinese nationals, and this issue is gaining mainstream media attention.
  2. There are concerns about the potential threat posed by individuals entering the U.S., especially if they are of military age and come from regions with anti-American sentiments.
  3. There are warnings and calls for preparation for potential conflict from national leaders across the globe, but a lack of such alerts in the U.S. prompts questions about readiness in the face of perceived threats.
Black Mountain Analysis β€’ 1159 implied HN points β€’ 02 Feb 24
  1. American B1 Lancer bombers en route to Middle East for strike missions against militias linked to Iran.
  2. Public announcement of bombers' departure and objectives implies a desire to minimize escalation by allowing Iranians time to prepare.
  3. Discussion thread open to share thoughts on anticipated attack, potential targets, and possible consequences.
CDR Salamander β€’ 1100 implied HN points β€’ 02 Feb 24
  1. The author pays tribute to their grandfathers who served in the Navy during WWI.
  2. The post reflects on the American effort in WWI and the importance of humility.
  3. Acknowledgement is given to the author's grandfathers and their fellow servicemen.
Black Mountain Analysis β€’ 530 implied HN points β€’ 09 Feb 24
  1. The discussion focused on the Tucker Carlson / President Putin interview and its impact on the conflict and Western audience.
  2. There was an in-depth analysis of the geopolitical dynamics influencing the conflict in Ukraine.
  3. They explored various aspects such as denazification, the possibility of World War III, military leadership changes, and potential developments in Ukraine.
  4. Explore the full episode to delve into these insights.
CDR Salamander β€’ 1297 implied HN points β€’ 29 Jan 24
  1. Iranian proxies conducted a successful attack at 'Tower 22' base in NE Jordan near the borders of Jordan, Iraq, and Syria.
  2. Over 170 attacks on US forces in the area by Iranian proxies have occurred, leading to casualties and injuries.
  3. There is a need for a strategic response to deter Iranian proxies and prevent escalation in the region.
Perspectives: Past, Present, and Future, by Patrick Wyman β€’ 2535 implied HN points β€’ 16 Jan 24
  1. Evil acts are easily normalized throughout history by ordinary people.
  2. Ambitious rulers and conquerors had ordinary individuals as underlings to enforce their will and commit abhorrent acts.
  3. In various historical campaigns of mass violence, ordinary individuals can become willing participants in horrific acts under certain circumstances.
CDR Salamander β€’ 432 implied HN points β€’ 10 Feb 24
  1. Aircraft carriers are highly vulnerable due to their design and the nature of their operations.
  2. Aircraft carriers play a crucial role in projecting power and national will globally at sea.
  3. Proper utilization of aircraft carriers involves managing their limited resources effectively to maximize their value.
CDR Salamander β€’ 1120 implied HN points β€’ 30 Jan 24
  1. Germany is facing a security challenge due to political issues more than industry problems.
  2. Europe struggles to defend against threats with minimal naval power from major Continental European nations.
  3. The lack of military strength in Europe, particularly in Germany, poses significant challenges due to demographic shifts, political disruptions, and economic factors.
Alexander News Network -Dr. Paul Elias Alexander's substack β€’ 2299 implied HN points β€’ 15 Jan 24
  1. 231 current and former U.S. service members want military leaders court-martialed over forced COVID vaccines
  2. The declaration highlights concerns about corruption and failures in key institutions like the Department of Defense
  3. Military leaders are accused of infringing on laws, rights, and religious freedom with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate
Palestine is Still the Issue β€’ 1592 implied HN points β€’ 21 Jan 24
  1. Israeli military ordered troops to prevent the capture of Israeli citizens at any cost, even by firing on them
  2. The reactivated 'Hannibal Directive' was ordered from the top, confirmed by Israeli journalists
  3. Evidence suggests that Israel may have been responsible for a significant number of Israeli civilian deaths on 7 October
CDR Salamander β€’ 1650 implied HN points β€’ 18 Jan 24
  1. Large war at sea is inevitable and will have significant costs in terms of lives and resources.
  2. When war erupts, naval and air battles in the Pacific will be intense and potentially overwhelming.
  3. The historical context of war at sea highlights the challenging nature of such conflicts and the need for readiness and action.
imetatronink β€’ 4324 implied HN points β€’ 22 Dec 23
  1. Russian air defenses have demonstrated the ability to shoot down most types of strike missiles from the US/NATO.
  2. US/NATO precision-guided systems provided for Ukraine are the best they have, but not enough against Russian defenses.
  3. Pentagon must realize that conventional strike missile packages may not assure success against Russian defenses.