I am a political economist studying innovation, industry, and international security. Since September 2001, I have been advising industries and ministries on their issues of strategy, planning, and policy. My work aims to inform investors, industrialists, technologists, and policy-makers on how to effect, economically, a secure future.

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06 September 2013

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Was right with you til your last paragraph. Really, the Russians got the idea, that they were 'plain wrong', based on how the war in 1991 was unfolding?!
Was Vogelman told so by the Russians, or was that a bit of feel-good sentiment he gave himself, after the US defeated the hyped-up '3rd largest army the world'?!

Stealth-plane shot-down non-withstanding, the enemies made-out by the US over the past two decades have been push-overs, how could they not have been, looking at the hard facts such as forces available, tactical context etc.?! The Syrians are just next in line, and the Iranians may well be, too, at some point. And the US are bleeding themselves dry politically and fiscally with these kind of adventures. Not that I am cheering for any of this.

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