posted on Feb, 22 2008 @ 02:14 PM
Russia dont have the capabilities that they used to have. They would be uncapable of persuing a conventional war.
There nuclear arsenal is lets say some what out of date .
Russian are talking the talk of a mighty nation but IMHO i dont think they would have the capabilities to rise to such a mighty confrontation.
The UK is spread thinly however and what a lot of people seem to forget is that us brits love a good scuffel and we are quite ready for national call
up to rid the world of problems! We will stand by our American Brothers as they will stand by us. (Just we will have to watch for the friendly
The russians will just veto everything and ccreate so much red tape that kosovo will not be recognised as a state for a long while.
Please remember that although russia has been flexing her muscles as of late they are still using equipment which is out of date and and can easily be
The only way russia would ever be able to mount a serious military campaign would be by returning to communism And start to mass produce there forces
again. this of course is highly unlikely.
China seems to be the nation to watch and even still there nuclear program is still along way behind....
currently i would state that there are no major threats other than Iran and Israel!
but this brings up another issue....Iran doesn't have a nuclear bomb Israel does!
Strike first might be Israels only real option when Iran get close to a bomb....
all speculation though
I dont think we need to panic right now.