Thursday, May 11, 2017

Putin seems a bit weird lately

The week before the [French] election the Russian high command announced that Washington had convinced the Russian military that Washington intended a preemptive nuclear first strike against Russia. No European leader saw danger in this annoucement except Le Pen.
If true, then why leak it. If not true, Trump should ignore it. 

Putin is asking Europe to save Russia from a preemptive first strike?  Makes no sense. I dunno, did the USA ever  renounce first  use?

NATO has repeatedly rejected calls for adopting NFU policy,[2] arguing that pre-emptive nuclear strike is a key option, in order to have a credible deterrent that could compensate for the overwhelming conventional weapon superiority enjoyed by the Soviet Army in the Eurasian land mass.[citation needed] In 1993, Russia dropped a pledge against first use of nuclear weapons made in 1982 by Leonid Brezhnev.[3] In 2000, a Russian military doctrine stated that Russia reserves the right to use nuclear weapons "in response to a large-scale conventional aggression".[4]

So maybe Putin wants to restore  NFU. OK. then say it, he has my support, and I will charge him only half price. Tell Kisinger to kiss my  rear.

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