Are the Democrats about to cook up a fake war

hammies

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Interesting article.
Cliff Notes version: Putin and Xi are meeting next week and the author thinks Xi believes it's in China's best interests that Putin winds down the war he so badly fucked up.

 

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Looks like the Ukrainian counter-attack succeeded:

New Rand report indicating we planned escalating conflict with Russia all along:
Most of the steps covered in this report are in some sense escalatory, and most would likely prompt some Russian counter-escalation. In addition to the specific risks associated with each measure, therefore, there is additional risk attached to a generally intensified competition with a nuclear-armed adversary to consider.
Escalatory? Nuclear-armed adversary?

Now Biden's back to talking about nukes even though he told us in February we didn't have to worry about them. How long until a tactical exchange of nukes because a strategic (intercontinental) one?
 

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Seems as though Putin's support is waning.



 

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Seems as though Putin's support is waning.



China totally has Russia's back and will supply them with whatever they need, and buy their oil/gas for a discount.

USA and EU governments won't do jack sh!t to sanction China for supporting Russia.

India will continue to do a lot of business with Russia, but "talk" tough in public.

China and India alone can keep Russia plowing along for years.
 
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China totally has Russia's back and will supply them with whatever they need, and buy their oil/gas for a discount.

USA and EU governments won't do jack sh!t to sanction China for supporting Russia.

India will continue to do a lot of business with Russia, but "talk" tough in public.

China and India alone can keep Russia plowing along for years.
Russia is unloading oil and gas at steep discounts to them, so it's a short term win. But I think both China and India would prefer world stability in the long run over cheap oil but an unstable world economy due to Putin's Ukraine adventure.
 

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Russia is unloading oil and gas at steep discounts to them, so it's a short term win. But I think both China and India would prefer world stability in the long run over cheap oil but an unstable world economy due to Putin's Ukraine adventure.
Shouldn't the USA pressure/sanction China and India for prolonging the deadly and possibly WWIII causing "Ukraine adventure"?

It would be very simple and highly effective. But no.
 
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Back to nuke threats. If Putin nukes the Ukes I guess we’ll nuke him which will cause him to nuke us so you see it all makes perfect sense. 1664251394947.jpeg
 

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Back to nuke threats. If Putin nukes the Ukes I guess we’ll nuke him which will cause him to nuke us so you see it all makes perfect sense. View attachment 138600
Nuclear war between USA and Russia means almost everybody in Europe and North America dies, most of Asia too. Southern Hemisphere people will live but their civilization will be set back 100 years.
 

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Think they’d nuke Doonbeg? There is a trump resort here. Maybe that means we’re safe? Lol
 

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China totally has Russia's back and will supply them with whatever they need, and buy their oil/gas for a discount.

USA and EU governments won't do jack sh!t to sanction China for supporting Russia.

India will continue to do a lot of business with Russia, but "talk" tough in public.

China and India alone can keep Russia plowing along for years.
conscription is a sign of weakness. and no, China and India are not gonna supply cannon fodder.

 

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Think they’d nuke Doonbeg? There is a trump resort here. Maybe that means we’re safe? Lol
You are in one of the safest places in the Northern Hemisphere in the event of nuclear holocaust, at least in terms of initial explosions and fallout.

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I'm not convinced the Russians would do it if ordered. Wasn't there a near miss with a radar error when the comrade with his vodka/hockey stick grabber at the controls decided it was a false alarm? Wasn't there a standoff in 1990 and the rank-and-file chose peace and transition and the hard-liners were told to FOAD?
 

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