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The 5 neoconservative “solutions” to the Ukrainian crisis that could lead to a catastrophe

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The 5 neoconservative “solutions” to the Ukrainian crisis that could lead to a catastrophe



Neoconservatives and especially aggressive “hawks” in the US Congress diverted from Iran and al Qaeda and turned their anger on the new (old) enemy - Russia.

In a desperate search for ways to justify the bloated national security budgets and aggressive military interventions across the ocean, the “hawks” in the Republican and Democratic parties are trying to do everything possible to further exacerbate the Ukrainian crisis. In their desire to punish and demonize Russia, they are ready to take measures that could lead to a political catastrophe and plunge the world into a new cold war.

President Barack Obama initiated a non-military retaliatory strike that the United States intends to inflict on Russia after its invasion of the Crimea, which, in turn, was the response of the Russian leader to the coup d'état in Ukraine. However, Putin did not bring the crisis to a dangerous point, while the United States has certain responsibility for its beginning, because it supported the protest movement that led to the overthrow of the democratically elected president. Obama canceled visas for more than a dozen Russian officials, postponed meetings scheduled in preparation for the G8 summit in Sochi, canceled trade negotiations and consultations with the Kremlin on armaments.

The next steps, which are being considered in the White House and the Senate, are sanctions against Russian companies and a program to finance the new, pro-Western Ukrainian government, which also includes representatives of extreme right-wing neo-fascist groups. The tension only intensified when the inhabitants of the Crimea (mostly Russian-speaking) unambiguously voted for joining the Russian Federation.

In the US government, there were hysterical cries for the return of 1938 of the year, when the Munich agreement of 1938 of the year allowed Adolf Hitler to annex part of Czechoslovakia. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton accused President Vladimir Putin of his actions resembling Hitler’s actions on the eve of World War II. Neocons call Obama weak, claiming that his refusal to bomb Syria allowed Putin to consider that he could invade Ukraine with minimal consequences.

Senator McCain sadly sighs that the United States cannot go to war with Russia. “I would like us to have a military version ... I do not see the possibility of a military version, and that’s the whole tragedy,” he said.

However, the reality did not stop the neoconservatives from calling for measures that could lead Ukraine to a complete and final catastrophe. Here are five such measures:

1. Missile defense on the border with Russia

11 March, an article was published in the Wall Street Journal, the author of which claimed that “an adequate response to the use of force from Russia should be a demonstration of force from our side. Deploying a missile defense system in the East would be a good start. ”

This idea was also expressed by Republican Senator Lindsey Graham: "If I were on the site of President Obama, I would have returned to plans to deploy missile defense in the Czech Republic and Poland," he said in an interview with CNN. Democratic Senator Dick Durbin also supported this idea.

Plans to deploy missile defense in the Czech Republic and Poland were made by the Bush administration to counter the threat from Iran and rejected by the Obama administration in 2009 in order to improve relations with Russia.

2. Georgia to NATO

The previous major crisis in relations between the United States and Russia arose in 2008, when the war was provoked by the Georgian side. Georgian troops with the support of the United States attacked South Ossetia - a region that wanted to remain independent of Georgia.

After the dust raised by this war had settled, Russia safely took control of South Ossetia and Abkhazia, although most countries did not recognize their independence.

Now that events in Ukraine have come to the fore, some are calling for Georgia to join NATO - a military alliance formed during the Cold War in order to oppose the Soviet Union. In 2008, NATO officials rejected a proposal to admit Ukraine and Georgia to the Alliance, which would mean an obligation to provide military assistance in the event of aggression against any of its members.

This did not happen, but the idea itself still enjoys great popularity among the “hawks”. The conservative National Review published an article calling on NATO to admit the two countries mentioned above in response to Russia's actions in Ukraine, which could easily lead to a dangerous confrontation between the United States and Russia.

These analysts ignore the fact that such actions would become part of what Russia has been observing for decades at its borders. Stephen Cohen, one of the most authoritative American expert experts on Russia, explained in an interview with Newsweek: "We, like Western Pakman, are hungrily devouring everything in our path until we run into Russian borders." Cohen warns that "we are on the verge of war with Russia."

3. Military exercises near the Russian borders

The US Navy missile destroyer is already taking part in exercises with the warships of Bulgaria and Romania in the Black Sea, not far from the Crimea.
American fighters are expected to take part in exercises in Poland. These exercises are planned to expand in response to the Ukrainian crisis. In addition, NATO sent two reconnaissance aircraft to Ukraine to keep abreast of the movement of Russian troops, while the US-backed Ukrainian government is conducting military exercises aimed at demonstrating force.

4. Military assistance to Ukraine

Former Vice President Dick Cheney was a key figure in waging the Iraq war — the neocon dreams, which quickly turned into a nightmare. But the past failures of Cheney did not satisfy his military appetites.

Speaking at CBC 9 in March, Cheney said that the United States should "provide military support to Ukraine in terms of technology, training and other things."

Such actions could embroil the US in the Ukrainian-Russian conflict. As soon as the situation escalates (for example, the Ukrainian or Russian military will start shooting), it can slide into complete chaos.

5. Russians revolt against Putin

Perhaps the most fantastic idea of ​​the neoconservatives was expressed on the pages of the Wall Street Journal - this is the hope that the coup in Kiev will inspire the Russians to revolt against Putin. The article says that "the Ukrainian battle could spread to Russia."

“The best revenge of Kiev would be to inspire Russian freedom fighters,” says the editors of the Journal. That is, they would like to see how Russian citizens take to the streets and organize a coup d'état.

It is very unlikely that something like this will happen. Despite the fact that Putin has taken a number of repressive and anti-democratic steps, his popularity remains quite high.
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  1. Tumbleweed
    Tumbleweed 22 March 2014 15: 08
    +8
    One 4-th point is limitedly dangerous, the rest is bullshit
    And even it is not feasible, they themselves are now trying to find money with Europe in order to buy weapons from the looted arsenals from the population of Ukraine ...
    So let them continue to supply dry rations and do not jerk laughing
    And we must constantly notify our neighbors that missile defense facilities are destroyed in the first place, and with blows comparable to driving a clove with a sledgehammer, it’s better to overdo it ... winked
    1. stalkerwalker
      stalkerwalker 22 March 2014 15: 12
      +4
      Perhaps the most fantastic idea of ​​the neoconservatives was expressed on the pages of the Wall Street Journal - this is the hope that the coup in Kiev will inspire the Russians to revolt against Putin. The article says that "the Ukrainian battle could spread to Russia."

      “The best revenge of Kiev would be to inspire Russian freedom fighters,” says the editors of the Journal. That is, they would like to see how Russian citizens take to the streets and organize a coup d'état.

      It is very unlikely that something like this will happen. Despite the fact that Putin has taken a number of repressive and anti-democratic steps, his popularity remains quite high.

      As they say in Ukraine, "the rich dummy ..."
      1. I do not care
        I do not care 22 March 2014 16: 15
        0
        Quote: stalkerwalker
        One 4-th point is limitedly dangerous, the rest is bullshit


        Help has already begun ... with all my might
        first tranche
      2. afdjhbn67
        afdjhbn67 25 March 2014 13: 18
        0
        well .. sucked off ..
    2. Bigriver
      Bigriver 22 March 2014 15: 22
      +9
      Quote: rolling the field
      One 4th point is extremely dangerous ..

      Hypothetically, if they begin to provide military assistance for the training of the contingent, the development of equipment will take at least 1-1,5 years. Least.
      During this time, Ukraine will double down from the collapse of the economy.
      It is unclear what the purpose of these five sentences is.request
      Stop Russia, scare Putin? So we, for now, are not going anywhere, but to frighten Vova is a dead matter.
      I will say in the words of Lavrov: "freaking sleepwalkers"wassat
      Although ... I think I know why all this crap is offered. To restore the torn psyche of the amero-establishment and the fallen prestige of the United States.
    3. W1950
      W1950 22 March 2014 15: 27
      +5
      S.U.K. And hid themselves across the ocean and itch like fleas. Do not get the scite there too. The first waffle will be yours.
      1. Arhj
        Arhj 22 March 2014 16: 21
        +2
        Just people suffering from inflammation of the brain. Although this diagnosis is not applicable to McCain, due to the lack of an object, inflammation. He clearly thinks dorsal.
        But Obama must also hiccup from the very fact of such fantasies. If something happens, he will be blown away for everything, and these thinkers will be in the forefront of the prosecutors.
      2. I do not care
        I do not care 22 March 2014 16: 23
        +2
        Quote: W1950
        The first waffle will be yours.
        1. Baloo
          Baloo 22 March 2014 22: 57
          +2
          Mackuckin dad borisika? Very similar. Does McAccain offer incest? Perverts, pooh on you.
    4. ziqzaq
      ziqzaq 22 March 2014 15: 46
      +2
      Quote: tumbleweed
      One 4-th point is limitedly dangerous, the rest is bullshit

      In my opinion, all these theses clearly indicate the complete intellectual degradation of the so-called "Western elite". One thing is alarming: they must have some kind of analytical groups, is it really so difficult to think in advance, to send, for example, their political scientists to different regions of Ukraine to clearly represent the mood of the people, and to do this before the Maidan? After all, it was possible to carry out a number of measures to organize a more controlled seizure of the country ... Then all these threats and sanctions that not only do not achieve their goals, but also have the exact opposite effect, the whole world sees that Russia is not on a drum with these sanctions and the people are just rallies more ... All actions of the Washington Regional Committee look like a cheap political farce ...
      1. woron333444
        woron333444 22 March 2014 17: 33
        +5
        They are just raving that they really can’t do anything
      2. Not angry
        Not angry 26 March 2014 12: 16
        0
        Hello it is. If not the goal of the civil war in Ukraine. Return of Crimea confused maps. This is not a signal of blood, so they screamed.
    5. Angry reader
      Angry reader 22 March 2014 16: 46
      +2
      ... Help is unreal ... Open and hidden support for the militants ... Casus belli will become ... And this is, above all, an intra-American crisis ... Nothing is more terrible than undermining faith in Amer's help ...
    6. Alex 241
      Alex 241 22 March 2014 17: 00
      0
      Quote: tumbleweed
      One 4-th point is limitedly dangerous, the rest is bullshit
  2. svetlomor
    svetlomor 22 March 2014 15: 17
    +2
    Science fiction downs terrible power
    1. Baloo
      Baloo 22 March 2014 22: 58
      +1
      More dangerous than a down-fantasist is only a down-fascist.
  3. major071
    major071 22 March 2014 15: 19
    +10
    He laughed at the fifth point, especially in the wake of the annexation of Crimea, when all the people supported Putin. Yes, now it’s only the white bellies will try to pop out, they will quickly roll them into the asphalt, and the police will also help. Therefore, they sit on Twitter and Facebook and crap slowly on the Internet, and do not go to squares and streets. wink
    1. Lantau
      Lantau 22 March 2014 15: 27
      +1
      they quickly roll up into the asphalt

      They’ll not just roll in, but they will also pass by the rink!
  4. Riperbahn
    Riperbahn 22 March 2014 15: 21
    +1
    Yes, they are all stupid people in Omerik. I wrote D. morons
  5. KOH
    KOH 22 March 2014 15: 21
    0
    It is very unlikely that something like this will happen. Despite the fact that Putin has taken a number of repressive and anti-democratic steps, his popularity remains quite high.


    Regretfully, as it is written, the scribbler is not from the 5th column ...?
    1. Marsianin
      Marsianin 22 March 2014 16: 31
      0
      More likely with irony.
  6. Tehb
    Tehb 22 March 2014 15: 23
    +3
    5 options just rzhaka. Fucking aliens, we have a big patriotic upsurge and each step against the GDP will lead to its even greater support. 5th column in Russia is in the opera.
    1. dimdimich71
      dimdimich71 22 March 2014 15: 32
      +4
      I even the mother-in-law communists cheated-1 Putin
  7. VNP1958PVN
    VNP1958PVN 22 March 2014 15: 25
    +2
    Now, when the United States is going to come to us on an aircraft carrier to "visit" us, as is their custom, they are unlikely to wait for a riot. Bismarck warned them, but whoever reads them, Zadornov correctly said they are so ....!
  8. Keeper
    Keeper 22 March 2014 15: 26
    +7
    If the Putin government does not tighten the screws (raising taxes on commercial land tripled in the 2014 year! A nightmare), then not a single hair will fly off to the west from Russian heads!
    It is important to understand to everyone - Russia is not an enemy !!!!
    Our people are sincere and generous, but they won’t allow anyone on their heads! Even his ...
    A portrait of GDP weighs in my office behind me. I always remember this and always strive to act honestly and fairly - no matter what it comes back to me.
    What I advise other people, both in Russia and in America (in the sense of a portrait of Putin behind him))))))))))))))
  9. predator.3
    predator.3 22 March 2014 15: 29
    +3
    Senator McCain sadly sighs that the United States cannot go to war with Russia. “I would like us to have a military version ... I do not see the possibility of a military version, and that’s the whole tragedy,” he said.

    If you want to fight, drive again to Vietnam, as you are basking in places (in the pits) of military glory!
    1. vinc
      vinc 22 March 2014 16: 21
      +2
      Look for your brains, maybe under what tree are lying?
  10. W1950
    W1950 22 March 2014 15: 30
    +1
    Aggressive "hawks", not hawks, but lice on the body of the Earth. They must be taken out by flight.
    1. Stalevar
      Stalevar 22 March 2014 18: 49
      0
      Man, lice are eliminated by more radical methods)) First get a haircut, and then a gray-mercury ointment))) Parasites and bloodsuckers like radical measures, they like it)))
      Dermatovenereology volume 2 part 1 paragraph 52, useful weight)))
  11. loginovich
    loginovich 22 March 2014 15: 32
    +6
    Anti-democracy is a change of power in a peaceful way. A military coup is a democracy. Remember it is necessary. I, by my ignorance, thought that the opposite was true.
  12. infinite silence ...
    infinite silence ... 22 March 2014 15: 32
    +4
    The Ukrainian government is conducting military exercises aimed at demonstrating power.


    Demonstration WHAT ??? ..... nonsense.
    Lame article.
    1. Stalevar
      Stalevar 22 March 2014 16: 26
      +4
      It is more like a demonstration of the genitals))) In a normal world, this is called exhibitionism, but they have military exercises.
  13. Stalevar
    Stalevar 22 March 2014 15: 35
    +6
    the coup in Kiev will inspire the Russians to revolt against Putin. Is it written by normal people, or am I crazy ????? We returned Crimea, we returned SEVASTOPOL !!! And after all this I’ll say - I will rebel against Putin))))) Lord, what nonsense you can’t read on the pages with one crinkle)) I mourn very deeply for the bleeding Western propaganda, which signed the complete helplessness of independent life support without reanimation technology)) The kingdom of heaven and complete peace for the now deceased Western and pro-American media because their life was barren and worthless! Frankly, I was not a supporter of Putin, but in the light of recent events, I am ready to vote for him. In truth, we are not looking there, and we are not finding it! Resistance to you, Vladimir Vladimirovich !! Well, you can count on us)) Not the first time !!!
  14. Mails
    Mails 22 March 2014 15: 48
    +4
    Let them sit quietly.

    And then we’ll cover them from missiles with our PRO-Topol and Escander complexes in Cuba and Venezuela.)

    Forgotten already in the pants imposed ...
    From the twig will not take long to wait ...
  15. Stalevar
    Stalevar 22 March 2014 15: 55
    +1
    McCain, who violated the oath and the order on non-disclosure of personal data in the event of capture, should be convicted by the American tribunal, but apparently it is normal for them, because the life of a worthless and aggressive offended person is more expensive than honor))) SHAME !!!
  16. Samurai3X
    Samurai3X 22 March 2014 16: 01
    +1
    Most Western politicians / journalists / etc. show amazing incompetence in their statements ...
    Do they even understand that Crimea has been Russian land since the end of the 18 century?
    All of Russia rejoices in the reunification of the lands, and they are there about the uprising?

    McCain ... Have you got a splinter in your brain?
  17. andrewvlg
    andrewvlg 22 March 2014 16: 02
    0
    Helping NATO weapons and military specialists is pointless. Their government of "popular confidence" will not be able to hold out until autumn without huge cash infusions, unless the Nazis establish a dictatorship.
  18. zol1
    zol1 22 March 2014 16: 34
    +1
    Americans! And you do not have Maidan ?! Then we go to you!
  19. Cristall
    Cristall 22 March 2014 16: 35
    +2
    yah. Normal work to distract attention.
    What we do not pay attention to is what is worthy of our attention.
  20. rassel0889
    rassel0889 22 March 2014 16: 49
    +3
    Let the creatures like maydanuti try to get out! Personally, my bat for their heads is ready, you know, sometimes I even want to see the beastly creatures in My Hometown in support of Ukraine and the Nazis, we would quickly show them where their place is!
    I honestly feel such enormous hatred for this booth that it is happening in the world: for the new Ukrainian government, for the Western politicians who support all this, for the journalists paid for by the West and ordering music for them, for the FASCIS there is simply enormous hatred, I’m really ready to commit lynching over them, I’m ready to kill these creatures ... In shock myself what I write, but it's true ...
  21. sv68
    sv68 22 March 2014 16: 57
    +3
    So there is still point 6-get from Russia in the face. I urgently need to consider it
  22. batia72
    batia72 22 March 2014 17: 12
    +1
    how I would be happy if they themselves have risen in revolt but they are not like us or Yanuk.will shoot combat!
  23. Lone gunman
    Lone gunman 22 March 2014 17: 25
    +2
    Hmm ... why am I scared ??? When you kill a snake, it slowly reaches his head that he is dead ...
  24. surovts.valery
    surovts.valery 22 March 2014 17: 54
    +2
    Take a look at history. 1918-1920, were the Germans in Ukraine? There were, the bread was grabbed and dumped, it doesn't matter, for external or internal reasons. Was there an Entente intervention? Put things in order? No! So that we will rake ourselves (I mean Russia and the people of Ukraine). And the result, I hope, will be like in the wonderful film "Wedding in Malinovka" shown today on ORT (by the way, very relevant): "That's it! Power doesn't change anymore!"
  25. tupolev-95
    tupolev-95 22 March 2014 20: 49
    +3
    “Kiev’s best revenge would be to inspire Russian freedom fighters,” the Journal said. That is, they would like to see how Russian citizens take to the streets and arrange a coup d'etat. - yeah, the analysts have full wow-but, after everything that happened in Ukraine, the riot police will not have time to reach our rebels, their people will tear it apart.
    1. vadimalehin76
      vadimalehin76 23 March 2014 12: 58
      0
      They won’t have time to get to exactly, and why did the riot police go about the little things. Our people will do it themselves. hi
    2. vadimalehin76
      vadimalehin76 23 March 2014 12: 58
      0
      They won’t have time to get to exactly, and why did the riot police go about the little things. Our people will do it themselves. hi
  26. uzer 13
    uzer 13 22 March 2014 21: 40
    0
    It is necessary to do what Khrushchev didn’t do — to place hydrogen bombs in neutral waters along the US coast. It may come so quickly. In fact, they declared war on us, we can adequately answer.
  27. Skifo
    Skifo 23 March 2014 02: 42
    0
    I’ve lost their hawks! I noticed a very important detail: even those of my friends who were for rallies in the swamp - thought better of it and now the GDP is a hero for them! Of course this speaks more about their credulity and insight, but still pleases!
  28. APASUS
    APASUS 23 March 2014 14: 53
    0
    You look at all the programs, not a single economic one - all are all military!
    The Americans came to rob the country and not make it a second Singapore!
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