Today, at the Duck of Minerva, I've posted "Global Strike Task Force" to explain my apprehension about Donald Rumsfeld's "transformation" of the military. Arguably, the US has become a "first strike nation" and now has the infrastructure firmly embedded to make that strategy possible. Times of politico-military crises are the most worrisome, for obvious reason.
August 7, I posted "Back to the Future IV" about Vladimir Putin's threat to reestablish Russian military ties with Cuba. I hinted that this might spell a new cold war -- and then Russia went to war with Georgia.
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