The Intelligence War and Ukraine’s Spring Counteroffensive

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Intelligence Leaks and the Russia-Ukraine War
1:34 Counteroffensive Basics
2:13 How to Plan a Defense: A Basic Algorithm
7:28 Implementing the Algorithm Is Hard 9:32 Why Predicting Ukraine’s Next Move Is Hard
14:55 Intelligence and Misdirection
17:11 Operation Mincemeat
19:29 The Belarussian Misdirection
20:10 The Haversack Ruse
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