Why Russia has lost the war.

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Why Russia has lost the war.

Post by cassowary » Tue Jun 21, 2022 1:56 am

Nikkei: Strategically, Russia has already lost in Ukraine.

https://asia.nikkei.com/Opinion/Strateg ... mm2toyrxha
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Re: Why Russia has lost the war.

Post by Sertorio » Tue Jun 21, 2022 2:02 am

cassowary wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 1:56 am
Nikkei: Strategically, Russia has already lost in Ukraine.

https://asia.nikkei.com/Opinion/Strateg ... mm2toyrxha
Don't waste your time with ignorant people...

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Re: Why Russia has lost the war.

Post by cassowary » Tue Jun 21, 2022 2:11 am

Sertorio wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 2:02 am
cassowary wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 1:56 am
Nikkei: Strategically, Russia has already lost in Ukraine.

https://asia.nikkei.com/Opinion/Strateg ... mm2toyrxha
Don't waste your time with ignorant people...
The newspaper is saying Russia has lost the war strategically for the following reasons:

1)high Russian losses.
2)The west is United.
3) NATO is expanding
4)Sanctions will weaken Russia.
5)oil imports from the EU will decline.
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Re: Why Russia has lost the war.

Post by Sertorio » Tue Jun 21, 2022 2:39 am

cassowary wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 2:11 am
Sertorio wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 2:02 am
cassowary wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 1:56 am
Nikkei: Strategically, Russia has already lost in Ukraine.

https://asia.nikkei.com/Opinion/Strateg ... mm2toyrxha
Don't waste your time with ignorant people...
The newspaper is saying Russia has lost the war strategically for the following reasons:

1)high Russian losses.
2)The west is United.
3) NATO is expanding
4)Sanctions will weaken Russia.
5)oil imports from the EU will decline.
All of which is false...But you wouldn't know that...

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Re: Why Russia has lost the war.

Post by SteveFoerster » Tue Jun 21, 2022 8:54 am

Sertorio wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 2:39 am
All of which is false...
No no, today is the solstice, not April Fool's Day.
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Re: Why Russia has lost the war.

Post by Sertorio » Tue Jun 21, 2022 9:33 am

SteveFoerster wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 8:54 am
Sertorio wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 2:39 am
All of which is false...
No no, today is the solstice, not April Fool's Day.
Your reaction shows how dumb intelligent people like you can be...

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Re: Why Russia has lost the war.

Post by Doc » Tue Jun 21, 2022 10:21 am

Sertorio wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 9:33 am
SteveFoerster wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 8:54 am
Sertorio wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 2:39 am
All of which is false...
No no, today is the solstice, not April Fool's Day.
Your reaction shows how dumb intelligent people like you can be...
A reminder: You have already been warned not to indulge in personal attacks.
“"I fancied myself as some kind of god....It is a sort of disease when you consider yourself some kind of god, the creator of everything, but I feel comfortable about it now since I began to live it out.” -- George Soros

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Re: Why Russia has lost the war.

Post by Sertorio » Tue Jun 21, 2022 10:26 am

Doc wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 10:21 am
Sertorio wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 9:33 am
SteveFoerster wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 8:54 am
Sertorio wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 2:39 am
All of which is false...
No no, today is the solstice, not April Fool's Day.
Your reaction shows how dumb intelligent people like you can be...
A reminder: You have already been warned not to indulge in personal attacks.
Personal attack? I just said that Steve is intelligent... But maybe being called intelligent in this forum is an insult...

And any further "warning/threat" from you and I will gladly go somewhere else with my opinions...

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Re: Why Russia has lost the war.

Post by SteveFoerster » Tue Jun 21, 2022 10:34 am

Doc wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 10:21 am
Sertorio wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 9:33 am
SteveFoerster wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 8:54 am
Sertorio wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 2:39 am
All of which is false...
No no, today is the solstice, not April Fool's Day.
Your reaction shows how dumb intelligent people like you can be...
A reminder: You have already been warned not to indulge in personal attacks.
In fairness, it's not like I hold my tongue. If I can dish it out, I can take it.
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Re: Why Russia has lost the war.

Post by Sertorio » Tue Jun 21, 2022 10:52 am

SteveFoerster wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 10:34 am
Doc wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 10:21 am
Sertorio wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 9:33 am
SteveFoerster wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 8:54 am
Sertorio wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 2:39 am
All of which is false...
No no, today is the solstice, not April Fool's Day.
Your reaction shows how dumb intelligent people like you can be...
A reminder: You have already been warned not to indulge in personal attacks.
In fairness, it's not like I hold my tongue. If I can dish it out, I can take it.
Thank you Steve. I have often said here that I consider you an intelligent person. Occasionally using the word "dumb" in respect of anything you may have said does not change a thing about the consideration I have for you. And "dumb" is not particularly aggressive... I am called dumb quite often, and I know it is meant as an expression of praise... :D

But I think Doc was more upset at my once using the word "pathetic" at his address. Maybe because he thinks that "pathetic" is an insult. For his benefit I quote from the Merriam-Webster in respect of that word:
Definition of pathetic

1: having a capacity to move one to either compassionate or contemptuous pity
2: marked by sorrow or melancholy : SAD
3: pitifully inferior or inadequate
the restaurant's pathetic service
4: ABSURD, LAUGHABLE
a pathetic costume

Examples of pathetic in a Sentence

The spectacle seen in the theater of the news presented the American President as a failed suppliant instead of a conquering hero—an ailing and pathetic figure dismissed with the smile of pity and the gift of some sweet candies shaped as miniature sculptures of the President's two dogs.
— Lewis H. Lapham, Harper's, March 1992

They were brave, and bravely she served them a pathetic meal of nothing but limitless bowls of little potatoes boiled in their jackets …
— M. F. K. Fisher, With Bold Knife and Fork, 1969

Her face looked pale and extinguished, as if dimmed by the rich red of her dress. She struck Archer, of a sudden, as a pathetic and even pitiful figure.
— Edith Wharton, The Age of Innocence, 1920

The blind, old dog was a pathetic sight.

The team was pretty bad last year, but this year they're downright pathetic.

The story he told was a pathetic attempt to cover up a lie.

His car is a pathetic piece of junk.

https://www.merriam-webster.com/diction ... c#synonyms

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