A Russian military combat vehicle, left, and tanks roll during a military exercise at a training ground at the Luzhsky Range, near St. Petersburg, Russia, Sept. 18, 2017. The Zapad (West) 2017 maneuvers have caused concern among some NATO members neighboring Russia, who have criticized a lack of transparency about the exercises and questioned Moscow's real intentions. (AP/Ivan Sekretarev)
Protecting Pipelinistan

US Army Docs: Plan to ‘Dethrone’ Putin for Oil Pipelines May Provoke WW3

A US Army document concedes the real interests driving US military strategy toward Russia: dominating oil pipeline routes, accessing the vast natural resources of Central Asia, and enforcing the expansion of American capitalism worldwide.