"Great" Russian offensive?
These days the attention of the chancelleries and analysts from all over the world are focused on the so-called "great offensive" that General Alexandr Dvornikov is preparing ...
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Russia: the reasons for the inefficiency demonstrated to date
A tradition of the armed forces of the Ancient Regime was that the looting was not carried out before the decisive battle, in order not to worsen the logistics, the cohesion and in ...
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An American general says Russia can be beaten
A retired general can speak freely, without political or hierarchical constraints, especially in the age of social media and thanks to the credibility that comes from a ...
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Ivan, when crime (does not) pay
Once upon a time there was the Russian Army; Long considered the second best army in the world1, the army turns out to be affected by contradictions and paradoxes. In...
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"Isolate Russia!": But what if we were ultimately isolated?
In response to the Russian military attack on Ukraine, President Biden has rallied the world by launching a veritable crusade against Putin's Russia. The tone...
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Some thoughts on the Russian army
The war (because this is what it is) in Ukraine, if on the one hand it took many observers by surprise, on the other hand it allowed to know better the real operational capabilities of the ...
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General Hodges was right: Russian forces are in crisis, they are not just repositioning themselves
General Ben Hodges knows how to read Russian military events in Ukraine like an open book. Three weeks ago, among the first in Italy, we reported his analysis on Difesa Online (...
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Worries of the Russian forces after five weeks of war? Maybe yes maybe no
The Russians have always been a mystery to us Western Europeans. We keep talking nonsense about the movements of their troops, as if we were understanding something: we think that ...
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I'll explain why Italy pays for every international crisis
During the current Ukrainian crisis there has been much discussion in Italy about the rise in energy prices and the problems ...
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Whether Westerners will provide Ukraine with better weapon systems?
Why does Moscow absolutely not want Kiev to receive tanks, planes and anti-missile systems? Let's try to understand the ...
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Putin's wrath (who only has six weeks to win)
The premise of what we are about to write is that, if you look at this map, you will be led to think that the Ukrainians ...
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Lies and propaganda; propaganda and bullets
Rhetoric has always played a decisive role in politics, a perennial shade of gray in the context of history, ...
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Defense spending: not just "more" especially try to spend "better"!
On March 16, the House almost unanimously approved an agenda that committed the government to raise ...
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Russia ten days after the peak of the effort? A famous American general claims it
Ben Hodges is not a retired officer to be taken lightly. Lieutenant General Hodges is, in fact, ex ...
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Too many fallen Russians, even to give full credit to the official figures?
The premise is that we have not the slightest certainty, regarding the invasion war of Ukraine, about the dead, ...
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Pozor Rossii (Russian Shame)
In recent weeks we have seen an escalation of events which ultimately led to the invasion of troops ...
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A true European response to Putin: military deterrence in the East and NATO enlargement to include all EU countries
The Russian tanks are at the gates of Kiev. One could long argue about how it got to this point and how much ...
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Can we afford the "luxury" of pacifism in wartime?
"A pacifist is someone who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat it last": these are the words spoken in 1954 ...
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The unsustainable hypocrisy of "safeguarding territorial integrity"
“The territorial integrity of Ukraine must be safeguarded!”, “Where the territorial integrity of the ...
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Sanremo: a lost opportunity in the war against the mafia?
Yes, you read that right: in Sanremo, an opportunity was lost, in the war against the mafias? She will come out of the chorus (it is the case ...
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