posted on Jun, 17 2013 @ 09:21 AM
reply to post by Pervius
If U.S. Military and Intelligence officials short changed the Russians for ability the way you do there? Russia, not the US would have "won" the cold
war and we'd all be speaking Russian today while celebrating their Holidays and appreciating the opportunity to do that much with what freedom they
deemed we be trusted to keep.
I don't usually think much of people running down adversaries without much basis, to make the U.S. sound almost God-like in superiority. In a good
many of the instances, it's actually true ...and we have destroyed ourselves as a nation in almost every way to achieve the right to say that with a
straight face. NOT worth it, if anyone asked my opinion.
The Russians tho? What they haven't developed (and they aren't stupid people, just moving on very different priority tracks) they've stolen from us to
maintain parity in technology as they feel they need that to be, IMO.
Super-Superior for tech fits when we talk about Somalia, or Yemen or Afghanistan. The Russians will clean our clocks and then bill us for the time it
took, the first time we drop our guard from such arrogant thinking. Just my humble thinking.
edit on 17-6-2013 by Wrabbit2000 because: (no