posted on Mar, 29 2014 @ 09:45 PM
The problem with this entire situation, is that Russia is a major world power and holds aces ups its sleeves.
While the US may think it has the ability to affect things out there, and force Russia to yield, the reality is right now the US has neither the
strength that it did 20 years ago, or the influence either. The old Soviet Union was brought down, not by military force, but cause the USA out spent
it, and that brought the old Soviet Union to the brink of bankrupting its economy. And now it is back from financial ruin far stronger than
It has several things on its side, first is resources that are not tapped, sitting on prescious metals, and petroleum products, reserves as well as a
means to sell it. So while Europe may think that it is getting the upper hand, come winter, all Russia has to do is simply stop the flow of the
Most countries have to look out what is best for their own populations and interests, not just what the USA wants. So while the USA may be talking to
China, chances are China is going to not pay attention to that discussion, without the USA giving up something in return, and it will be a big
something, and the same goes for India, as it is right now having an uneasy relationships with Pakistan and China.
And while we are focused on Europe and around Russia, chances are Putin is already talking with some of the countries in Latin and South America,
renewing old alliances and making new ones.