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23rd May 2022, 03:45
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Posted By GlobalNav

Agreed and in the haste, how much falls into the...

Agreed and in the haste, how much falls into the wrong hands? We might be focused one nation fighting off the invasion of another, but in reality, as in other recent conflicts and even if WW2, there...
22nd May 2022, 23:52
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Posted By GlobalNav

Letís see. North and South Korea, north and...

Letís see. North and South Korea, north and South Viet Nam, East and West Germany?

Didnt WW2 and the Cold War start with Germany and Communist Powers trying absorb bordering countries?

Look...
22nd May 2022, 18:53
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Posted By GlobalNav

If it is possible, Russia should be chopped into...

If it is possible, Russia should be chopped into smaller parts. Minus all the other nations it absorbed before this.
21st May 2022, 20:25
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Posted By GlobalNav

At least thatís what we hope. Over the years...

At least thatís what we hope. Over the years post-war international agreements have been disappointing.
18th May 2022, 22:53
Replies: 131
Views: 19,814
Posted By GlobalNav

As much as Iíd like to agree, Iím afraid Turkey...

As much as Iíd like to agree, Iím afraid Turkey is a very strategic ally to have so adjacent to a very troubled and dangerous part of the world and having had them as an ally has had tremendous ...
18th May 2022, 19:06
Replies: 167
Views: 94,297
Posted By GlobalNav

As I recall, the Boeing design had a striking...

As I recall, the Boeing design had a striking resemblance to the CEO at the time.
18th May 2022, 04:40
Replies: 131
Views: 19,814
Posted By GlobalNav

Probably so, but so far Putinís most effective...

Probably so, but so far Putinís most effective weapons are threats, and I wouldnít put much stock in hopes of rational behavior.
Forum: Jet Blast
17th May 2022, 22:06
Replies: 2,721
Views: 996,172
Posted By GlobalNav

Neither of those ďqualificationsĒ gave him wisdom...

Neither of those ďqualificationsĒ gave him wisdom or good judgment. His unrelenting pressure to lead us into the invasion of Iraq and all that followed is his legacy. The Bush administration would...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th May 2022, 19:10
Replies: 2,721
Views: 996,172
Posted By GlobalNav

Rumsfeld should have stayed in academia.

Rumsfeld should have stayed in academia.
Forum: Jet Blast
17th May 2022, 19:09
Replies: 2,721
Views: 996,172
Posted By GlobalNav

Likewise, I think the world, including...

Likewise, I think the world, including intelligence services and ministries of defense, is extremely impressed with the prowess and courage of the dauntless Ukrainians.
Forum: Jet Blast
17th May 2022, 19:03
Replies: 2,721
Views: 996,172
Posted By GlobalNav

Well, I hope he can be convinced "everyone" will...

Well, I hope he can be convinced "everyone" will pound the s**t out of him if he tries it.
14th May 2022, 01:36
Replies: 5,957
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Posted By GlobalNav

May Russian medicine mirror their military...

May Russian medicine mirror their military prowess.
14th May 2022, 01:32
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Views: 3,203,208
Posted By GlobalNav

Turkeyís control of Black Sea access from the Med...

Turkeyís control of Black Sea access from the Med is too strategic for NATO to lose them. Their loss of the F-35 might be something they want to reverse.
13th May 2022, 03:52
Replies: 48
Views: 11,096
Posted By GlobalNav

Well, they didnít move to Wall Street. Thereís...

Well, they didnít move to Wall Street. Thereís some expertise there.

Instead they moved to DC, the den of liars and politicians, but I repeat myself. At least what engineers and assembly...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th May 2022, 03:16
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Views: 996,172
Posted By GlobalNav

A pine box I hope.

A pine box I hope.
11th May 2022, 00:31
Replies: 39
Views: 10,041
Posted By GlobalNav

Oh. My guess was multiple umbrellas considering...

Oh. My guess was multiple umbrellas considering both the expected weather and the reliability of Russian umbrellas. :rolleyes:
10th May 2022, 17:59
Replies: 5,957
Views: 3,203,208
Posted By GlobalNav

The interview sounds more like a prosecutorial...

The interview sounds more like a prosecutorial interrogation. Whether Russia abides by the Geneva Convention or not this was not compliant.
The pilot says he was targeting air defense radars,...
9th May 2022, 22:26
Replies: 5,957
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Posted By GlobalNav

Well, the west has choices to make. If to...

Well, the west has choices to make. If to support (they already are to some degree), how and for what objectives. I donít think itís a binary choice, itís a spectrum. Iím not a fan of...
9th May 2022, 18:01
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Views: 3,203,208
Posted By GlobalNav

If the Russians aren't already "jealous" decades...

If the Russians aren't already "jealous" decades after life under USSR and then its collapse, when will they be? What better examples do they need than Poland, et al.? And, as has been mentioned...
9th May 2022, 17:45
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Posted By GlobalNav

If only 1% worked, for sake of argument, that's a...

If only 1% worked, for sake of argument, that's a pretty big bang.
Doubtful he could "win" with a nuclear exchange, but who could?
It's not a wise move, of course, but it is evil and that fairly...
8th May 2022, 19:23
Replies: 5,957
Views: 3,203,208
Posted By GlobalNav

Delightful thoughts, one could only hope. But...

Delightful thoughts, one could only hope. But this man hasn't shown a lot of wisdom, only hateful resolve.
8th May 2022, 17:37
Replies: 5,957
Views: 3,203,208
Posted By GlobalNav

Only problem for the Russians is that neither...

Only problem for the Russians is that neither honest reporting from the field nor acceptance of the real facts by the upper echelon is likely, so any "lessons learned" have little promise of being...
7th May 2022, 23:23
Replies: 48
Views: 11,096
Posted By GlobalNav

Perhaps Airbus should open an office nearby. ...

Perhaps Airbus should open an office nearby. Boeing's recent performance on military projects is not great in every instance.
7th May 2022, 23:14
Replies: 19
Views: 3,542
Posted By GlobalNav

Hindsight acuity is much better than foresight. ...

Hindsight acuity is much better than foresight. The ability to learn from early results and innovate tactics mid-conflict is essential. Linebacker in 1972 is another classic example.
7th May 2022, 18:15
Replies: 5,957
Views: 3,203,208
Posted By GlobalNav

Furthermore, the notion of "setting up a...

Furthermore, the notion of "setting up a democracy" is mythological BS. Supporting a democracy like Ukraine, yes, but trying set up a democracy where it does not exist and the people have...
7th May 2022, 00:30
Replies: 48
Views: 11,096
Posted By GlobalNav

Precisely and sadly. Play taps.

Precisely and sadly. Play taps.
28th Apr 2022, 03:38
Replies: 48
Views: 3,211
Posted By GlobalNav

Thank you for the thoughtful and well-sourced...

Thank you for the thoughtful and well-sourced post.
27th Apr 2022, 20:48
Replies: 48
Views: 3,211
Posted By GlobalNav

I understand that the Security Council itself...

I understand that the Security Council itself cannot change its membership but I think the General Assembly does have such authority. Anybody remember how PRC replaced Taiwan?
27th Apr 2022, 18:51
Replies: 48
Views: 3,211
Posted By GlobalNav

Very good posts by both of you - Lonewolf50 and...

Very good posts by both of you - Lonewolf50 and FDR - thank you.

I would also say itís time to strip Russia if itís Security Council seat. Ukraine might be a good candidate or Poland.
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Apr 2022, 22:07
Replies: 2,721
Views: 996,172
Posted By GlobalNav

I suppose Ukraine has a few more favors up their...

I suppose Ukraine has a few more favors up their sleeve and letís generously supply them with the means.
20th Apr 2022, 22:01
Replies: 430
Views: 149,448
Posted By GlobalNav

Except for complete denial of obvious truths,...

Except for complete denial of obvious truths, Putin has irreversibly lost face already. No avoiding that. Survival should be his primary objective, not esteem. Best move for now would be to remove...
16th Apr 2022, 20:49
Replies: 5,957
Views: 3,203,208
Posted By GlobalNav

Wonder if they could arrest the someone who...

Wonder if they could arrest the someone who really is to blame, and put an end to this evil.
16th Apr 2022, 03:12
Replies: 5,957
Views: 3,203,208
Posted By GlobalNav

May God bless the SAS.

May God bless the SAS.
15th Apr 2022, 21:58
Replies: 5,957
Views: 3,203,208
Posted By GlobalNav

I hate to say it, but youíre right. Amazing how...

I hate to say it, but youíre right. Amazing how many people will swallow whatever their favorite party has to say even when it is clearly and repeatedly false. Itís no longer my favorite party.
15th Apr 2022, 15:41
Replies: 5,957
Views: 3,203,208
Posted By GlobalNav

Well, if any demonstration of the capabilities of...

Well, if any demonstration of the capabilities of Russian armed forces was needed, we already have it, so letís end this thing.

Putin may not want direct conflict with NATO but seems determined to...
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