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World Policies, How it works

World Policies, How it works

By Roger Mikael Klang
What you didn't know

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A 5,000 year old murder mystery
The murder on Ötzi from a criminologist's point of view. Regional strategy during the one thousand years short Copper age. Austria was the cultural cradle of the Western world. You heard me! It pre-dates the Egyptian civilization, the Ancient Greeks and the Roman civilization.
January 23, 2020
45. Australian bushfires 2019-2020
Is it a coincidence that the Australian bushfires takes place simultaneously in so many territories at so many places even though it's not bushfire season in but a couple of them?
January 23, 2020
44. Iran and its purchased S-300 surface-to-air missile system
Do you think that Hezbollah with Iran’s help can tip the balance in the Middle East? And if they do, will there be another “Yom Kippur”?
September 7, 2019
43. Strategic submarines
The Ohio-class Trident II nuclear submarines make up the US strategic second strike capability and a total of 50 percent of the US strategic nuclear capacity.
September 7, 2019
42. A war against Iran - in the Nordic countries?
Putin and Trump are closing in on each other without so many words. It’s the way the big guys like to communicate, with military exercises using fleets and brigades and such.
September 6, 2019
41. Britain's crimes against todays German men
The British sell aerial bombcarpet photographs to the Germans for astronomical charges, photos taken from the British airplanes that dropped the bombs on Germany in the first place. A million pounds per photo.
September 6, 2019
40. Middle East gas pipelines
Both Russia and the United States are primarily active in Syria due to planned gas pipelines, and due to oil and gas discovered by the Israelis.
September 5, 2019
39. China: Military bases. 7.)
Why do you think China would need a Naval base in Djibouti for? I mean, the Chinese don’t even have to pass through the Red Sea with their merchant ships to reach their homeland from the Persian Gulf or from African trading partners.
September 4, 2019
38. China: the Silk Road. 6.)
Russia is dependent on the turncoat state of Turkey and that Beijing does not have Turkey in their pocket.
September 2, 2019
37. China: Options. 5.)
What are China's long term options? There are a few but a few whithin a few.
September 1, 2019
36. China: Rare Earth Elements. 4.)
Who owns the mining corporations which electronic companies utilize to make electronics from Rare Earth Elements (rare metals)?
September 1, 2019
35. China: Monetary warfare. 3.)
China's GDP per capita is estimated at $ 16,600 (2017). It's just a 106th place in the world. The Chinese has yet to make an effort to start producing quality goods the way the Japanese did in just a couple of years at the end of the 1970s.
August 31, 2019
34. China: Japan and South Korea. 2.)
Why did Japan lose faith in America's security guarantee?
August 30, 2019
33. China: Nine Dash Line. 1.)
This is not an endorsement of Beijing! What can the CIA's former public site LIGNET teach us? Did in fact Obama and not Trump start or persue the US trade war with China? Who is in fact the biggest dud in international politics, Obama or Trump?
August 24, 2019
32. Mirror imaging
Kosovo intervention and Crimea, are they the same type of intervention? The Kremlin says so.
August 23, 2019
31. War in Europe - Ukraine vs. Whom?
Why did Russia annex Crimea and initiate a Proxy war in Donbass? This you probably didn't know.
August 23, 2019
30. The Kola peninsula
There are only a limited number of Russian ports. But continuing efforts are made to develop the port in Murmansk. What does that mean for countries in the Baltic Sea region?
August 22, 2019
29. To be or NATO be. 4.)
Fourth and last lesson on NATO. Nato is for me a fire Insurance which you have to be ready to pay the insurance bill for, because a fire could come to your house.
August 21, 2019
28. To be or NATO be. 3.)
This will make them scratch their heads! In stead of a dozen or so "Little Sweden" in America, why don't we create a "Little America" in Sweden for a change?
August 20, 2019
27. To be or NATO be. 2.)
Georgia first. Then Crimea. Next stop Sweden?
August 18, 2019
26. To be or NATO be. 1.)
Is joining NATO for Sweden a cussioned fall or will we hit the ground hard? Is it a good idea for us to join if we only look at our own needs?
August 17, 2019
25. The Baltic states
To our friends in the Baltic states. We are not going to leave you hanging even if the US does! It is easy to say but hard to accomplish thou.
August 17, 2019
24. Russian warships with Kalibr missiles in the west Atlantic
Is there a German thumbprint on this venture spearheaded by the Russians?
August 16, 2019
23. Nordic defense cooperation
Nordic defense cooperation - just Words from windbags or?
August 13, 2019
22. Fundamental idea from the Finish National Defence University
Are the new kind of hypersonic missiles really that revolutionary, guys?
August 12, 2019
21. Liberal decadence; Putin
In 2014 alone, 190,000 Russians died of AIDS or AIDS-related diseases. 3 percent of all Russian men are infected.
August 10, 2019
20. NSA:s economic implications for the US economy
What does it mean for the US in economic terms that the NSA is committing espionage on friendly nations?
August 8, 2019
19. Cyber espionage, episode 2.
NSA is spying on everything they (US companies) can make Mony from.
July 31, 2019
19. Cyber espionage, episode 1.
NSA is spying on everything they (US companies) can make Mony from.
July 31, 2019
18. Who owns the Internet?
Who is the number one spy nation? Give your best guess!
July 26, 2019
17. SVR and FSB:s extraordinary authority
The murders of Alexander Litvinenko and Sergei Skripal. Many years apart but still similar.
July 18, 2019
16. American CE-II in Poland
The missile shield and how it works.
July 14, 2019
15. Where does Germany get its oil from. Episode two
Germans are sneaky. Who do they think they can hide open source information from? Part two
July 8, 2019
15. Where does Germany get its oil from? Episode one
Germans are sneaky. Who do they think they can hide open source information from? Part one
July 8, 2019
14. Sweden
What if.
July 5, 2019
13. Strategic maskirovka Vs. Tactical and operational maskirovka
Maskirovka is the art of masking and deception. What do you know about maskirovka?
July 4, 2019
12. Who trades with the countries in the Persian Gulf?
China is the number one trading partner for the Persian Gulf countries.
July 2, 2019
11. Why Syria?
This is not the full story about Syria, I make no claim that it is!
June 29, 2019
10. The Abysmal gap
What is the difference between Geo-politics and Geo-strategy, if any?
June 23, 2019
9. Mowing the lawn
What kind of a man is Donald Trump? Can he make America great again or is his country going South of the border?
June 22, 2019
8. The American base in Darwin, Australia
A bit of an exposition from the topic of the American base in Darwin Australia
June 20, 2019
7. Strait of Hormuz
What is Saudi-Arabia up to? Will there be a war between the US and Iran, and will Saudi-Arabia be a belligerent part of that war? How will China respond?
June 12, 2019
6. Why Germany cannot repeat its WWII performance
Advantages for Germany in WWII: 17, Russia; 6, double edged: 12
June 3, 2019
5. The Chinese lap-system
What are the Chinese doing in the Baltic Sea region?
June 1, 2019
4. Does one need to know the range of military aircraft?
A technical aspect involving missions launched from Aircraft Carriers.
May 30, 2019
2. Contemporary overall strategies for the great powers
What can we expect in the future?
May 21, 2019
1. The importance of Uganda in big politics
How can a smaller country in Africa's east inland affect World politics to such an extent?
May 17, 2019
Introduction World Policies
Who am I?
May 11, 2019