War Report December 2015

December 26, 2015

China's global economic expansion.  U.S. use of foreign paramilitaries and U.S. special forces.  The ancient ties of Russia to the Byzantine Empire and its importance in Russia's centuries old struggle with the Turks. Republican presidential candidates split on Syrian war policy.


ISIS Terror in Paris

November 22, 2015

After reviewing the West's response to the recent ISIS terror attacks in Paris, Beirut and Egypt, we consider what the nations of the mideast are doing to fight ISIS.  Also, the latest developments in the China - U.S. confrontation in the South China Sea.


War Report October 2015

October 26, 2015

Russia's new military campaign in Syria detailed and analyzed. Important role of Russian allies Iran, Hezbollah of Lebanon, and Cuba in the ground fighting in Syria.  U.S. response.  For info/comments, write to ken@mdrtalk.org.


War Report September 2015

September 27, 2015

We describe Russian aircraft, missiles and troops in Syria and how they may affect the war there. Secretary of State Kerry hints at military cooperation with the Russians in Syria.  Foreign policy in the second Republican presidential debate.


War Report August 2015

August 24, 2015

Kiev reports Russian troops on border.  U.S. sends planes and troops to Turkey to fight ISIS as Kurds enter fray and Russians land MIGs in Syria. Assessing Iran nuclear treaty. Japan grapples with World War 2 legacy amid renewed nationalism.  U.S. election update.


China’s Way of War

July 27, 2015

Military affairs commentator Marchand MacDermotRoe examines the Chinese way of war from Sun Tzu to Mao. He, also, looks at China’s geo-political objectives and military capabilities relative to the U.S. Length 54:25. (repeat)


The War Report June 2015

June 22, 2015

Did the U.S. create #ISIS?  China's hypersonic #WU-14 #missile. Russia's new #T-14 #Armata battle #tank.  #China military #white #paper anticipates war with U.S.  Updates on wars in #Ukraine, #Syria and #Iraq. #Russia sells #Vietnam advanced #submarines and #cruise missiles.


The War Report: May 2015

May 25, 2015

The fall of Ramadi to ISIS, NATO's latest maneuvers in Eastern Europe, Chinese and Russian navies in the Mediterranean, Japanese nationalism and a review of the Presidential candidates foreign and military policies.

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The War Report: April 2015

April 27, 2015

Join us for the monthly In Context War Report. Russia’s sale of S-300 missiles to Iran may change the military balance in the Mideast.  China’s new diplomatic initiatives expand its global influence. NATO’s confrontation with Russia escalates. Yemen’s civil war is analyzed. Iraq' army is in poor shape to take on the Islamic State.  website: incontextreport.com  email: ken@mdrtalk.org.


The War Report: March ‘15

March 23, 2015

We report on Russia’s massive snap drill, Russian aims in the Arctic and Baltics, Iran’s fighting at Tikrit, Ukraine’s neo-Nazi Azov Battalion and ask “Is the Islamic State really Muslim?”