What Kyoto Means to the COP21 Climate Summit

Today was the start of a global climate summit called COP21. This climate conference is being hosted by France, in Paris. However, it is the hope of the current American administration, that they will be able to capitalize on something which at the moment seems spine tingling close to be adopted. Namely a global agreement…

Nature of the Threat: Mongol vs. Daesh Tactics

ISIS has adopted in many ways the look, and tactics of the late Mongol emperor’s that established the Yuan Dynasty, beginning with Genghis Khan. The following is a power point presentation that I’ve made an order to better elucidate that point for military commanders, and policy makers. It can be accessed here: Nature of the Threat:…

U.S. Russian Diplomatic Notes: 11/26/2015

The situation between Turkey and Russia is very disconcerting to me.   It would seem prudent that the United States should work to effectuate a positive outcome in the recent row.   The Placement, by Russia, of S-400 surface to air missiles in Syria only 30 miles from Turkey’s border is very provocative.   The…

U.S.-Russian Diplomatic Notes 11/24/15

Earlier today (11/24/2015) Turkey, a NATO ally, downed a jet that belonged to Russia. The plane reportedly was downed by Turkey after it violated the Turkish-Syrian border near the border town of Aleppo. Russia has called the downing, a stab in the back. Turkey continues to maintain that the fighter jet violated Turkish airspace, a…

Ensuring Diplomatic Success: Turkey and the Kurds

The objective of arming the Kurd’s militia properly, seems to me to be essential to the ongoing effort to the defeat of ISIS. The Turks, however, seem to be standing in the way of any substantive increase, in the sort of munitions that the Kurds are currently receiving. In the week beginning the 23rd of…

The Sharpened Stick Book Release

The Sharpened Stick: The Future of American-Russo-Sino Relations. This is the official book release. It’s written by me; Kevin Michael Miller. And has been self published on Amazon.com. The synopsis goes as follows on Amazon.com: In this a seminal work for Kevin Miller he takes us through the ins and outs of the coming rise…

France: Ègalité Fraternité Liberté

The Past week has been a truly defining moment for the French people. We have seen the savagery of man, from men who so cowardly, so cravenly, decided to attack foreigners, and French alike. The first attack which occurred in Paris was one of unimaginable proportions. With the largest amounts of death for France, in…