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USAF deploys combat aircraft to Eastern Europe and the Baltics – IHS Jane’s 360

What about Ukraine? Will these be enough to deter Russian aggression there?  Will they stop a Russian invasion of the Baltics? I submit that if Russia wants to expand beyond Ukraine these “shows of force” will be quickly overwhelmed.  They will serve to create a warlike state with the US and Obama will do nothing …

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One Year Later, Obama Administration Still ‘Reviewing’ Lethal Aid to #Ukraine

One Year Later, Obama Administration Still ‘Reviewing’ Lethal Aid to Ukraine March 10, 2015 By Molly O’Toole For roughly a year, Obama officials have been weighing lethal aid to Ukraine. Some 6,000 Ukrainians have via One Year Later, Obama Administration Still ‘Reviewing’ Lethal Aid to Ukraine – Defense One.

US Trainers To Deploy To #Ukraine

US Trainers To Deploy To Ukraine By Paul McLeary 12:17 p.m. EST January 22, 2015Also Will Begin Shipment of US-funded Armored VehiclesUS soldiers train with Ukrainian troops during Exercise Rapid Trident in 2011.(Photo: Staff Sgt. Brendan Stephens/US Army)— American soldiers will deploy to Ukraine this spring to begin training four companies of the Ukrainian National …

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#Yemen president resigns under pressure from rebels

This is the latest in a long string of failed states that has occurred under Obama’s watch. Yemen Tunisia Libya Egypt  (in the south) Syria Iraq Ukraine (in the east) Afghanistan (soon) Is Obama totally responsible?  No. Could he have prevented it?  (Perhaps) Could he have prevented Islamist control?  Absolutely. Are we safer?  Are you …

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#Ukraine rebel commander acknowledges fighters had BUK missile

  Rebel commander Alexander Khodakovsky of the so-called Vostok battalion – or eastern battalion – speaks during an interview in Donetsk, July 8, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Maxim Zmeyev Hat tip to Reuters DONETSK Ukraine #Reuters# – A powerful Ukrainian rebel leader has confirmed that pro-Russian separatists had an anti-aircraft missile of the type Washington says was …

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BBC News – Kiev says three Russian tanks entered east #Ukraine

Has Obama taken his eye off the ball with the VA, Immigration, Middle East, #Bergdahl crises?  Ans….he never had his eye ON the ball. And so it begins. George Kiev says three Russian tanks entered east Ukraine A Ukrainian tank is seen here firing during a clash with rebels in Sloviansk earlier this month Continue …

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10 Dangers in the #Iraq Crisis

If there was ever a reason why we should not engage in nation building, this is it.  The process failed in Vietnam, it failed in Afghanistan twice (USSR and USA), and it failed in Iraq.  I have always contended that these “artificial” states created in the Middle East after WW I were doomed to revert …

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Obama’s Foreign Policy Speech Was Appeasement BS

What a joke!  Except that its not funny. Obama will not act unless someone else is there with us.  Now…if that someone asks for our help, and it is not in our interest to do so, will we act?  I suspect that Obama will.  What he did in Libya is a case in point. Obama …

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Terrorist Threat Assessment in Eastern and Southern Ukraine on May 20 infographic map | Voices of Ukraine

As of 12:00 Noon EEST, we don’t observe a significant change in the number of Russian troops deployed in the border areas of Russia near the state border with Ukraine. Also remaining static are the groups of Russian troops in the occupied territory of Crimea.As regards the threat of extremism in the regions of Ukraine …

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Up to 30 killed in Odessa fire – deadliest incident in Ukraine crisis

And so it begins. The fact that this was in Odessa is unfortunate.  It expands the need for Russia to take over Odessa and use it for a move into Moldova. George   Up to 30 killed in Odessa fire – deadliest incident in Ukraine crisis DEBKAfile May 2, 2014, 11:47 PM (IDT) Local police …

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