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John Mearsheimer: We are encouraging the Ukrainians to resist.

A Russian regime in exile is readied in the City of London ... plenty of wealth and corruption.

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Wed Mar 9th, 2022 at 06:11:40 PM EST
Posted earlier ...

From Sputnik article ...

The remarks followed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky saying in an interview with Reuters that NATO should work out common security guarantees for Ukraine if the alliance is not ready to greenlight the country's membership.

[Reuters via Al Manar]

Reads very much the essence of Russia's Lavrov proposal ... but than long-term. No war necessary except for warmongering from the Atlanticists for many years.

War hawk Joe Biden ...

Biden assures Zelenskiy that NATO membership in Ukraine's hands, Kyiv says | Reuters - Dec. 10, 2021 |

German Chancellor, in Kyiv with Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky, says currently no plans to admit Ukraine to the likes of Nato | SCMP - Feb. 14, 2014 |

Then came the glory of Zelensky in Munich ... made some threatening statements to president Putin and Russia, added upon the bold rejection to Lavrov's proposal for talks from a joint (?) NATO and EU reply in a letter ...

Ukraine latest: Putin and Scholz discuss 'political and diplomatic efforts' | Nikkei Asia |

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Wed Mar 9th, 2022 at 06:28:19 PM EST
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No war necessary except for warmongering from the Atlanticists for many years.

Oh so the Ukrainian civilians dying or being maimed can console themselves with the fact that the war was necessary.

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II

by eurogreen on Thu Mar 10th, 2022 at 10:32:14 AM EST
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the deadliest assumption in leading US hegemony is, every adversary plays The Imperialist and by one book of rules--first past the post, zero-sum, singularity, modernity, total world domination. Rules western politicians don't even honor!

Ethnic nativity will defy the grandeur of every conceit vested in mercantilist civilization embroidered by European intellectual history of "progress"--right up to and beyond Kennan mistaking resentment for envy; Envy is tanamount to a "national security" threat to the US which is the only government that has ever employed nuclear arms to annihlate civilians in a war it had already won.

This was true when FDR connived to enter WWII and "discovered" kamakazi fighters. It was true for the host of ignorant "statesmen" who inherited his state department and antagonized communist Korea, communist Han, Viet Cong, "raghead" sheiks and "islamist" suicide bombers, and independent states of Africa and India. So it shall be for Russia's heirs.

The idea of personal omnipotence is a  fallacy. No one realizes leadership alone. No leader acts alone.

by Cat on Wed Mar 9th, 2022 at 09:19:58 PM EST
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