Ukraine Update 14 June, 2022

I want to touch on Ukraine briefly before diving into D+23. It has been some time since my last Ukraine post. Since then, the military situation and politics of the war have undergone a photosynthesis of sorts. As is the case with all wars, the 2022 Ukraine-Russia conflict has not gone according to plan for …

Ukraine Observations 27 April, 2022: Escalation

We are reaching a point in the Ukraine-Russia Conflict now where the threat of escalation is becoming alarmingly credible. The failure of the Russian offensive in the north has shifted the battlefield to the Donbas region in eastern Ukraine. A new Russian offensive is underway there, but its unclear how successful it will be in …

Observations on the Ukraine Conflict- 28 March, 2022

After 30+ days of war, the situation on the ground in Ukraine is nothing short of a stalemate. The much-vaunted Russian land offensive built around maneuver and superior firepower never came to fruition. Instead, a poorly equipped, poorly-led Russian army crossed the border with minimal close air support and inferior communications backing it up. Then …