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This was predictable early on. And several did so. I knew it. John Meirshimer knew it.

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Many thanks again for telling it like it is.

The gap between reality and official PR gets more and more surreal.

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I have to wonder if part of message Burns delivered was to tell Zelensky to knock off the public infighting. At least appear unified, instead of internal factions slugging it out publicly. It could easily unravel public unity in Ukraine, which is already a fragile society at this point.

"NATO expansion is running its full course, changing NATO into an offensive, not a defensive, alliance. It was never intended thus." Professor Sean Gervasi, in 1996, attended a Conference on the Enlargement of NATO in Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean and presented a paper he had written on NATO expansion and how its intervention in Yugoslavia was the transformation of NATO into an expansionist, offensive alliance. He saw the EU economic policies as part of this; he stated why all of this was a bad idea, why it would probably happen anyway & the outcome. He foresaw conflict with Russia, Albania/Kosovo, even Nagorno-Karabakh amongst other outcomes. I re-read it about a week ago and it is frighteningly prophetic.

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If the USA and EU big wig politicians were willing to push a lethal/ destructive vac on their population and push an economic mindset of mandated closed shops and ruined retirements they have little problem with pushing a massive war to remove Russia by any method possible. The deep unelected admin State managers thru out the western world are so inclined to destroy Russia for globalism...aka the China model of control....they will have no problem creating a false flag to put NATO troops and bases on the Russian border....and force Russia to think twice about what they are to do....The goal by these globalist politicians and military members is for Russia to bow and surrender their independence and nationalism....totally crazy are warmongering folks all.

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When did Ukraine send bombers to strike Russian airfields? Not just bombers, but nuclear bombers.

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Another excellent article by someone who understands what is going on in this conflict. I like the point about the more Ukraine scores a high profile but otherwise minor damage to Russian territory, the more Russians are convinced that the issue has to be settled for good.

Russia is in control of the tempo in Ukraine. They have no intention of following Biden's time table by waiting for Biden to be re-elected. He won't be nominated again anyway.

If Zelensky does implement the night of the long knives as you suggest, Russia will take the opportunity to cross the Dnieper in force and compel an end to the whole struggle. Putting in NATO forces of a meaningful size means conscription to go fight. And that is just not going to happen. Not in Europe and definitely not in America.

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