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Putin´s Challenge to the West
Wall Street Journal, by Robert M. Gates

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 3/25/2014 7:27:27 PM

Russian President Vladimir Putin has a long-festering grudge: He deeply resents the West for winning the Cold War. He blames the United States in particular for the collapse of his beloved Soviet Union, an event he has called the "worst geopolitical catastrophe of the 20th century." His list of grievances is long and was on full display in his March 18 speech announcing the annexation of Crimea by Russia. He is bitter about what he sees as Russia´s humiliations in the 1990s—economic collapse; the expansion of NATO to include members of the U.S.S.R.´s own "alliance," the Warsaw Pact; Russia´s agreement to

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 3/25/2014 7:31:45 PM     (No. 9784168)

Putin is taking his grievances out on America as is 0bama.
Fasten your seat belts folks for the next few years and pray America can elect an adult in ´16.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 3/25/2014 8:56:12 PM     (No. 9784223)

FTA:The aggressive, arrogant actions of Vladimir Putin require from Western leaders strategic thinking, bold leadership and steely resolve—now.

Good luck with that. Obama is more worried about his next golf date and the NCAA brackets.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bobn.t, 3/25/2014 9:29:57 PM     (No. 9784249)

Obama is a loser.
Putin is playing him like a violin.
It´s a sad time for America.
Look at what America elected.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: Rama41, 3/25/2014 10:42:55 PM     (No. 9784309)

The greatest historical parallel to what we´re seeing now is Khrushchev´s misreading of Kennedy at their meeting in 1961. Unimpressed, Khrushchev built the Berlin Wall a few months later and put missiles in Cuba a year later. The only difference today is that Putin isn´t misreading Obama at all. Like Khrushchev, he´s now embarked on his own adventures. Instead of missiles in Cuba, we can now expect cruise missiles in Venezuela, with no one in this government doing anything about it. "The Monroe Doctrine is over." - John Kerry 11/18/2013

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Truth Czar, 3/25/2014 11:25:06 PM     (No. 9784359)

Barry and Vlad should face each other in a boxing ring. The bout could go for 30 seconds or until Obama gets knocked out--whichever occurs first.
Maybe then Obama will realize what a truly disgraceful paper tiger he is... a man-child who is all talk, no action, and is ridiculed by the rest of the world.
In short, Barry is a loser and is transforming the US into a loser.

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