BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

Posted by BW Actual on Feb 9th 2024

BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

Ukraine As the rumor mill had anticipated, Pres. Zelensky formally removed his top military commander, Gen. Valery Zaluzhny. Gen. Zaluzhny is popular in both Ukraine and the West, and some cynics say …

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BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

Posted by BW Actual on Feb 8th 2024

BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

Gaza Israeli PM Netanyahu rejected Hamas's ceasefire proposal - which he called "bizarre" - and counter-threatened "total victory for Israel" in the coming months.Leaked reports suggest Hamas's offer …

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BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

Posted by BW Actual on Feb 7th 2024

BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

Gaza Hamas gave Qatari interlocutors its initial response to the ceasefire plan proposed by U.S., Qatari, and Egyptian negotiators.The details of Hamas's counterproposal haven't been publicized yet, …

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BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

Posted by BW Actual on Feb 6th 2024

BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

Middle East SecState Blinken met with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman yesterday to pitch part of a complex multi-layered deal that seems like a long shot.An Economist article pasted below summ …

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BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

Posted by BW Actual on Feb 5th 2024

BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

Coming Up This Week U.S. SecState Blinken landed in the Middle East yesterday for a five-day trip to Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Qatar, Israel, and the West Bank. His agenda is complicated: he hopes to prom …

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BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

Posted by BW Actual on Jan 31st 2024

BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

RussiaCIA Director Burns published an essay in Foreign Affairs (pasted below) that included an excellent analysis of Pres. Putin's current standing in Russia.Burns, who worked in and on Russia for muc …

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