Category: Fourth Generation Warfare

The Second American Civil War

By Paul Fahrenheidt It’s inevitable, and I’m tired of pretending it’s not. Introduction Today is July 2nd, 2022. One-hundred and fifty-nine years ago today, John Bell Hood charged up the slopes of Little Round Top at the cost of his left arm, and Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain charged down […]


By Keith Preston The federal system collapses like the USSR/Warsaw Pact. Minorities of Reds/Blues are behind enemy lines. Migration like the India/Pakistan partition begins. Massive violence happens. Hundreds of warring factions emerge like Syria and Lebanon. Another possibility would be a situation like Northern Ireland during the time […]


By Peter Krause and guest contributor Nils Hägerdal Political Violence at a Glance The crescendo of missile and drone strikes into Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are just the latest in a growing trend turning civil wars into international ones: blowback, or violent retaliation at home in response to intervention abroad. Civil war is […]

Reporting from the ground in Donbas

In a live interview with Max Blumenthal and Anya Parampil, reporter Alejandro Kirk details what he’s seen inside and around the strategic battlefront city of Mariupol. Kirk has been reporting from the front lines of Donbas for HispanTV, and puncturing the one-sided narrative fed to Western audiences.

Media Whitewashes Ukraine Nazis!

MSNBC contributor Malcolm Nance tweeted out recently that the notorious Ukrainian paramilitary force known as the Azov Battalion had been “cleansed” of its Nazi elements in 2014, shortly after helping to lead the Maidan Rebellion. Nance offered no supporting evidence for the claim, but his tweet fits into […]

Russia’s Insurgency Problem

For Day 10 of The Realignment’s daily Ukraine coverage, Marshall spoke with retired U.S. Army Lt. Col John Nagl, counterinsurgency expert and visiting professor at the U.S. Army War College. John is the author of Knife Fights: A Memoir of Modern War in Theory and Practice, Learning to […]

President Zelensky appeals for foreign volunteers to come to Ukraine and enlist in a newly-formed ‘International Legion’ to fight the Russian invasion

By Alia Shoaib Insider Ukraine is setting up an International Legion for foreigners to join the fight against Russia. Foreigners can come and “fight side by side with the Ukrainians against the Russian war criminals.” President Volodymyr Zelensky said Russia’s invasion was “the beginning of a war against […]