These blogs are designed as informed opinion pieces 

Russia’s potential war plan for Ukraine

Russia’s potential war plan for Ukraine

A possible Russian Op Plan for a further limited incursion into Ukraine - a potential war plan. *** Updated at 21 1845 Z Feb 22*** This is based on opensource information only and there remains an outside possibility that President Putin will slowly withdraw forces...

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Russia and Ukraine – we all sit and wait

Russia and Ukraine – we all sit and wait

Russia and Ukraine - we all sit and wait by Philip INGRAM MBE One thing about some Western Press coverage of the potential escalation of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, is that everyone is searching for an immediate headline and therefore examining every...

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What is driving Putin’s thinking on Ukraine?

What is driving Putin’s thinking on Ukraine?

What is driving Putin’s thinking on Ukraine? by Philip Ingram, MBE Watching the debacle that was the rapid Taliban takeover of Afghanistan and the huge amounts of equipment abandoned, destroyed, or falling into Taliban hands as the Afghan security forces melted away,...

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Russia and Ukraine, a path to conflict.

Russia and Ukraine, a path to conflict.

Russia and Ukraine, a path to conflict. by Philip INGRAM MBE You don’t deploy over 100,000 troops for months in winter on the borders of another country which you have already annexed elements of in 2014, unless you intend to use them.  Troops deployed into areas...

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Russia and Ukraine – an Intelligence goldmine

Russia and Ukraine – an Intelligence goldmine

Russia and Ukraine – an Intelligence goldmine As the crisis between Russia, Ukraine and the West continues to deepen and speculation over a potential conflict, and its scope, grows, what is clear is President Putin has given the West an unprecedented opportunity for...

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New Super Spreader Identified

New Super Spreader Identified

New Super Spreader Identified Worrying reports have emerged of a new super spreader of something that puts is significantly faster than the current OMICRON version of COVID. So concerned are global agencies that the most secret monitoring capabilities across the globe...

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