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Used to be more liberal among us supported anything that reduced U.S. military spending in favor of social programs - now liberals argue for more U.S, spending,
The organization now plays a prominent role in Afghanistan after the September 11 attacks in the United States invoked Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty which deemed the attacks to be an external attack on all NATO members under the idea of collective defence. Aside from continuing efforts in Afghanistan NATO has participated in a wide range of roles including relief effort, counter-piracy, enforcing no-fly zones and naval blockades.
You have a lengthy prelude that does not lead to the conclusion you are trying to draw.
Yes, the FBI has it out for Putin. That's their job.
The fact that Russia has been openly, blatantly, backing Trump is cause for alarm.
Given that Trump brazenly met with Putin with no Americans present-- not even a translator-- a closed door meeting between the two is a terrible idea. Even if Trump is not a Russian puppet, the "optics" are unbelievably bad and will only make his situation worse.
I think we need to pull our military out of Europe, charge all colluding DNC/RNC members with high treason and hold military tribunals for all former administrations for the last 30-40 years and hold them accountable for war crimes and impose death sentences on them.
I think your assessment is correct that clearly the Russian intelligence group, the Clinton's and DNC were all working together. How much more clear could it be?
originally posted by: Skyfloating
My humble view is that a good relationship with Russia is KEY to a stable world and reasonable levels of peace.
We've been in a "cold war" with these people for 70 years or more, as if there were some Hidden Hand wishing to keep these two superpowers divided.
I agree that the meeting with Putin will lift the Veil on many things that have been happening and perhaps also on the crazed fervor with which Dems + NeoCons have been wanting division from Putin.
originally posted by: Phoenix
a reply to: Sookiechacha
Not disparaging individual contributions or sacrifice by any soldiers participation how much contribution was that by percentage?