By Seth Cropsey, RealClearDefense: "The U.S.’ Brittle Logistical System is a Crucial Vulnerability in Great-Power War."
by Thomas Karako via Strategika
December 30, 2022
China Accelerating Military Ties with Africa. China is boosting its security influence in Africa, according to data from the RAND corporation. The data shows that China is accelerating arms transfers to African countries and increasing the deployment of Chinese private military and security contractors (PMSCs) to protect African infrastructure. The data also shows that most African countries that received Chinese military support have also received Russian security aid. Of note is the fact that most Chinese PMSCs in Africa mainly provide defensive services, namely for Chinese industrial projects. South China Morning Post
By Matthew Omolesky, The American Spectator: "A fable about Russian dictators offers hope against hope about the end of the country’s dynasty of despotism."