This is Commander Salamander, a personal friend of the Great Catfish Namazu and one of the greatest and most insightful of amphibian naval analyst. If you would like to learn more about him and his blog the Great Namazu wrote a brief biography and provides a link to his blog at :
Today we bring you a link on the Commander's view of all of the recent naval activity by the Bear (Russia to you bipeds) in the Mediterranean Sea, especially around Syria. He specifically takes issue with some recent pronouncements by present day brass comparing the activity with previous activity by the Soviet Navy during the Cold War. As always Commander Salamander's analysis is fact based and void of over statement, but not void of humor, and ironic insight. If you are a fan of the Great Catfish
You should read this latest analysis by Commander Salamander and visit his blog daily Commander Salamander Blog
URL link to Commander Salamander's analysis of the Russian navy in the Med.