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The fact is you take away Russia's nukes and the are about equal to Turkey as a conventianl military power.
originally posted by: yuppa
originally posted by: Shamrock6
originally posted by: muSSang
a reply to: Patriotsrevenge
Before someone comes here saying the U.S. is doing the same in NATO countries bordering Russia, you would then be ignoring the fact that what the U.S. has sent over there is tiny and only show of commitment for NATO. They would simply observing the slaughter of what ever nation Russia wanted next as 600 troops isn't going to do anything
So 600 troops are observing, this is hypercritical at best.
Putin can throw over his border in a day.
Good point.But the Spartans didn't have to defend against tanks,heavy artillery,missiles and Airstrikes.What chance would the 600 have against that?
Key word "Can"
What, pray tell, will 600 troops do if full scale war breaks out?
The term "speed bump" seems appropriate, if probably generous.
I dont know...tell that to the guys who went up against 700 spartans and 1300 greeks(300 was more liek 2000 actually)
Depending on a few factors 600 can cause quite a ruckus before being defeated.
originally posted by: all2human
a reply to: MrSpad
Currently 70% of the worlds military spending is from NATO countries, choosing between NATO and Russia a child could determine who's side is stronger.
But NATO was designed to take on the Warsaw pact and there it should have ended ,instead they took to the offensive as we saw in Yugoslavia.Libya etc
Just off the top of my head i don't see Turkey having and maintaining a space program, or designing and producing steath aircraft or nuclear submarines.
IMO you underestimate the Russian's.
But NATO was designed to take on the Warsaw pact and there it should have ended
originally posted by: victor7
This is how you pre-empt..........just one example!!
U.S. aircraft carrier and part of its escort “sunk” by French submarine during drills off Florida
Talk about wanting to start a war. Putin is playing with fire. Just when he signs a peace treaty for Ukraine he ignores it only to throw his military around, play more Games trying to Threaten everyone in the Region.