Breaking: New Zealand Joins NATO’s Counter-Piracy Mission Ocean Shield, Second Only To The Ukraine!

New Zealand is the second NATO partner nation, after Ukraine, to contribute to Operation Ocean Shield.  New Zealand has previously contributed to NATO operations, including SFOR in Bosnia and Herzegovina and ISAF in Afghanistan.  For those of you still thinking NZ is not a “partner/member” of NATO I hope you will reconsider: Following a formal […]

Russian ship disappears of the radar

Last week a Russian ship purported to have been transporting a load of pine to Algeria  disappeared. No one knows were it is what happened to it and what happened to its 15 man Russian crew. Rumour has it that it was transporting a secret load but again nobody seems to know what that could […]