Ukraine

Elon Musk and the Fallacy of Faux Authority

Elon Musk has made multiple headlines in the last few weeks, none of which had anything to do with electric cars or flying to Mars.  First, out of the blue, he posted a poll on Twitter for his solution to the war in Ukraine, which basically involved Ukraine ceding Crimea to Russia, the United Nations overseeing a vote for the rest of terrain Russia has taken, and Ukraine formally promising to remain “neutral” for eternity.  In other words, Elon’s solution is for Ukraine to capitulate to Putin, thereby [...]

By |2022-11-03T14:18:10-04:00October 15th, 2022|Blog, Featured, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Ukraine’s No-Fly Zone isn’t as Simple as it Sounds

  Discussion continues about a no-fly zone in Ukraine. The discussion of a no fly zone has been debated for weeks, and I’ve answered many questions from neighbors, friends, readers at book events and folks on social media, and at the end of the day, each question was based on a misconception of what a no fly zone is, how it’s achieved, and what it can accomplish.  A myriad of articles have been written about the mission set, but most are overly long or overly complex, [...]

By |2022-03-14T12:06:00-04:00March 13th, 2022|Blog, Featured|2 Comments

A Simple Primer on Counter-Leadership Targeting

The world is a-twitter (pun intended) after Senator Lindsey Graham’s tweet stating that the only way to end the conflict in Ukraine is by removing Putin – in effect, calling for his assassination. He was immediately rebuked by members of both parties, with Senator Ted Cruz saying it was an “exceptionally bad idea”, Rep. Ilhan Omar simply quote tweeted with “Seriously, Wtf?”, and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene stated we don’t need, “…bloodthirsty warmongering politicians trying to tweet tough by demanding assassinations.” (which is especially rich because she was removed [...]

By |2022-03-14T09:44:15-04:00March 6th, 2022|Blog, Featured|3 Comments