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by Sertorio
Thu Oct 21, 2021 9:28 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: US Ukraine policy may wreck NATO
Replies: 6
Views: 69

Re: US Ukraine policy may wreck NATO

https://asiatimes.com/2021/10/us-ukraine-policy-may-wreck-nato/ Austin demanded Russia return Crimea to Ukraine, a demand unlikely to be met now or in the future. Is Mr. Austin joking? The only possible explanation is that American rulers are particularly stupid. Any policy which will lead to defea...
by Sertorio
Thu Oct 21, 2021 5:12 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: US Ukraine policy may wreck NATO
Replies: 6
Views: 69

Re: US Ukraine policy may wreck NATO

https://asiatimes.com/2021/10/us-ukraine-policy-may-wreck-nato/ Austin demanded Russia return Crimea to Ukraine, a demand unlikely to be met now or in the future. Is Mr. Austin joking? The only possible explanation is that American rulers are particularly stupid. Any policy which will lead to defea...
by Sertorio
Thu Oct 21, 2021 2:11 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Navalny According to the NYT
Replies: 0
Views: 28

Navalny According to the NYT

Navalny wins top human rights award [from the NYT Briefing received on e-mail] The Russian political dissident Aleksei Navalny, who survived an assassination attempt and is now in a Russian prison, was awarded the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, the E.U.’s top human rights award. The prize w...
by Sertorio
Wed Oct 20, 2021 4:42 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Can the US Defeat China?
Replies: 20
Views: 322

Re: Can the US Defeat China?

If one country makes a nuclear attack that is successful before the other side can get off its missiles then it is game over. (for the most part) These orbital launch Hypersonic gliders make the possibility of a surprise/un responded to nuclear attack much mor elikely Throwing Assured mutual destru...
by Sertorio
Wed Oct 20, 2021 1:36 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Can the US Defeat China?
Replies: 20
Views: 322

Re: Can the US Defeat China?

If anyone thinks this is a positive development that the CCP is pursuing a first strike weapon when it had no qualms in in effect making a first Biological attack against the rest of the world , is absolutely beyond MAD. And it no longer involves just Taiwan. It has to be assumed that the CCP now h...
by Sertorio
Wed Oct 20, 2021 9:29 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Making Syria More Democratic
Replies: 10
Views: 157

Re: Making Syria More Democratic

Biden Takes the Heat off Assad. But What’s the U.S. President’s Syria End-Game? by Martin Jay - October 19, 2021 https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2021/10/19/biden-takes-heat-off-assad-but-whats-us-presidents-syria-end-game/ Ten years after protesters in an obscure Syrian town demonstrated for...
by Sertorio
Wed Oct 20, 2021 2:27 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: China resumes buying Australian coal
Replies: 41
Views: 857

Re: China resumes buying Australian coal

(We Australians would not even oblige the PRC government to publically eat crow over it either.) :D No, of course not. You will just double the price and laugh all the way to the bank. :lol: Your world looks like a Comics story... I'm sure your favorite US President would be Bugs Bunny... https://p...
by Sertorio
Wed Oct 20, 2021 2:22 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Russia and China Freedom of the Seas Policy
Replies: 2
Views: 59

Re: Russia and China Freedom of the Seas Policy

China and Russia colluded to provoke and stir up trouble, seriously jeopardizing peace and stability of the Taiwan Strait. Beijing and Taipei had reached a modus vivendi which would leave reunification for a remote future. It were the US which forced China's hand by its constant interference in an ...
by Sertorio
Tue Oct 19, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Can the US Defeat China?
Replies: 20
Views: 322

Re: Can the US Defeat China?

My information shows that whereras the USA currently owns 5,550 warheads the PRC possesses only 350 of them. In terms of nuclear war capability this puts China in the same secondary tier level as the likes of France and Great Britain - a thermonuclear dwarf. Depending on how good PRC delivery syste...
by Sertorio
Tue Oct 19, 2021 3:22 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Russia and China Freedom of the Seas Policy
Replies: 2
Views: 59

Russia and China Freedom of the Seas Policy

Chinese, Russian warships’ 1st joint patrol sails through Tsugaru Strait in line with intl law By Guo Yuandan and Liu Xuanzun - Published: Oct 19, 2021 06:01 PM https://www.globaltimes.cn/page/202110/1236704.shtml Right after China and Russia wrapped up a joint naval exercise in the Sea of Japan on...