BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

Posted by BW Actual on Aug 23rd 2022

BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

Ukraine Russia's FSB formally accused Ukraine of assassinating Putin ally Aleksander Dugin's daughter, saying the car bomb that killed Daria Dugina "was prepared and committed by the Ukrainian intell …

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BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

Posted by BW Actual on Aug 22nd 2022

BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

Ukraine Russia said it has used Kinzhal ("Dagger") hypersonic missiles three times in Ukraine: one struck a weapons depot in Ivano-Frankivsk in March; I'm not sure about the other two. The Kinzhal mi …

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BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

Posted by BW Actual on Aug 18th 2022

BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

UkraineUkraine's defense ministry claims that its strikes on Russian air bases deep inside Crimea have forced Russia to move its aircraft back home, where they're harder to deploy to Ukraine.The NYT h …

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BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

Posted by BW Actual on Aug 17th 2022

BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

UkraineThe Post had an excellent research piece on how early U.S. warnings about a Russian invasion fell on deaf ears in Ukraine and with NATO allies. It makes sense that Pres. Zelensky would be wary …

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BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

Posted by BW Actual on Aug 16th 2022

BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

AfghanistanThe U.S. had been considering releasing about half of the nearly $10 billion in frozen Afghan central bank assets into a third-party trust to benefit Afghans - until a U.S. drone strike exp …

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BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

Posted by BW Actual on Aug 15th 2022

BLACKWATER USA | DAILY BRIEF

China A five-person delegation of U.S. lawmakers landed in Taiwan for an unannounced visit - fewer than two weeks after House Speaker Pelosi's visit triggered China's wrath. China complained again, a …

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