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A threat or not a threat?

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The views of the American establishment on Russia diverged sharply. Some politicians believe that Russia represents the main threat or one of the main threats for the United States, others argue with them and call for a thought back. And even require to become "much smarter." Interestingly, among the latter, Hillary Clinton was discovered - the former Gosdepovskaya lady, rushing into the presidency.



9 July became aware of the almost scandalous statement by the head of the US Air Force Deborah James. According to the newspaper Kommersant, she said she considers Russia the biggest threat to US national security. According to her, Washington should increase its military presence in Europe.

“I rate Russia as the biggest threat,” said James in an interview with Reuters. Europe faces migration and economic difficulties, but the commitments of NATO countries must remain a clear priority.

How is the radio broadcast "Freedom"Deborah James, the head of the United States Air Force, said that the United States would continue to respond to Moscow’s "disturbing" actions by sending F-16 fighter squadrons to patrol the airspace of Eastern European member countries of NATO.

“Now is not the time to demonstrate in any form a lack of determination to act in front of Russian stocks,” said James.

Svoboda reminds us that the US Air Force Secretary spoke of this after visiting several European countries that are members of NATO, including Poland. James expressed disappointment that only 4 from 28 of the NATO participating states allocate 2% of budget expenditures for defensive needs.

In addition to James, four-star General Joseph Dunford reported on the Russian “threat”.

July 9 "BBC" conveyed the words of the US Marine Corps Commander, Joseph Dunford. This man called Russia the biggest threat to the United States.

Barack Obama, specifies the "BBC", proposed the candidacy of Dunford for the post of chairman of the committee of chiefs of staff of the US armed forces.

“Russia represents the greatest threat to national security,” this general said at the hearing of the Senate Committee. Russia's behavior in the international arena is worrying: “If you want to talk about a country that would pose an existential threat to the United States, then I would point to Russia. And if you look at her behavior, it is at least alarming. ”

As for the Ukrainian crisis, the general is in favor of supplying Kiev with a lethal weapons: “Frankly speaking, without such support they will not be able to defend themselves against Russian aggression.”

During the next briefing, US State Department spokesman John Kirby, reports "RT", declined to comment on US statements about the "threat."

Mr Kirby did not answer the question of the correspondent Gayane Chichakian about whether Russia poses the greatest threat to US security. “I will not comment on the words of high-ranking representatives of the Ministry of Defense. I think I formulated very clearly: I think everyone in the US government shares the same concerns about the security challenges that Russia presents, in particular, in Europe, ”the newspaper quotes Kirby. "Sight".

“But they called it not just a threat or a challenge, but“ the biggest threat. ” Doesn't it seem to you that when some words come from this rostrum, and from the mouths of high-ranking military officials, others, is this somewhat confusing? ”The journalist asked.

“I have no answer to your question,” said the puzzled Kirby.

US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter also spoke out against Moscow. This politician called Russia a “case” for NATO.

“You know, a year ago, the NATO alliance wondered what to do after Afghanistan. And now, not one thing has appeared, but two things at once: Putin's Russia and ISIS, ”he is quoted as saying. "First channel".

10 July became aware of the sharp disagreement between the White House and the State Department with the statements of Dunford and James.

The US State Department denied the statement of General Joseph Dunford, Reuters reported, citing Foreign Office spokesman Mark Toner.

The White House also objected to the "applicants." Barack Obama’s team has never concluded that Russia represents a major threat to US national security. This was stated by the press secretary of the White House, Josh Ernest, whose words convey "Lenta.ru". According to the latter, he "is not aware of the fact that the presidential team on national security issues in the course of any study came to this conclusion."

Curiously, the aforementioned Dunford made statements uncomfortable for the White House before. During the command of foreign forces in Afghanistan (2012-2014), the general accused Obama of inciting hatred against ... NATO soldiers.

Surprisingly, we add from ourselves that it was this General Obama who nominated for the post of chairman of the committee of chiefs of staff of the US armed forces. One might think that Obama is not alien to objectivity and self-criticism. However, such an assumption could not stand the simplest criticism: the American president almost in every speech he inserts expressions about “exclusivity” and “indispensability” and boasts of his achievements in economics and social policy. In fact, the White House and the State Department, in general, agree with the statements of James and Dunford - after all, before Obama himself placed Russia among the threats of the United States alongside the "Islamic State".

Let's refresh the memory. In September 2014, speaking at the 69 session of the UN General Assembly, B. H. Obama announced three major world threats: the spread of Ebola fever; Russian aggression in Europe; the activities of the "Islamic State" in Iraq and Syria. “While we are here,” the president said, “the Ebola outbreak affects health systems in West Africa and threatens to spread quickly beyond its borders.” Russia's aggression in Europe reminds of the days when big nations threatened small ones in pursuit of their own territorial ambitions. The brutality of terrorists in Syria and Iraq forces us to look into the heart of darkness. ”

A month later, the American president re-announced the list of threats. Russia was again one of the points. Speaking before the Senate elections in Chicago on October 10, Barack Obama repeated his thesis: “People are worried. They worry for three reasons, ”Mr. Obama told the voters. The difference in the list of threats that the White House host listed was only ordinal: first, Obama stopped fighting the Islamic State, then told about Ebola. Under Obama number three, Russian “aggressors” passed: “The situation in Ukraine and the Russian aggression are what people care about.”

In June, the Obama thesis 2015 was confirmed by the “voice of Europe” - Angela Merkel. In the Canadian newspaper “The Globe and Mail” published her article on the G7 summit. Frau Chancellor listed the world threats in the text. Their list is like two peas in a pod like a list of the threats that Mr. Obama voiced last year. The first threat was called a certain political subject who, after 25 years after the end of the Cold War, committed the “annexation of the Crimea”. Threat number two is the "spread of the Ebola virus." In third place was the activity in the Middle East of the "Islamic terrorist organization", which strives to "establish the so-called caliphate on the territory of the two countries."

As we think, wanting to please the dark-skinned boss, Frau Merkel transferred the Russians to the first place. Apparently, Moscow is scaring the German Chancellor much more than a bloodthirsty Islamic State.

And on the topic of "threat". Russia is quite officially in the list of military threats to Washington. Recall, recently on the Pentagon website there was a press release on the new national military strategy of the United States. The adopted strategy, in the development of which the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the United States, Martin Dempsey, participated, envisages Washington’s struggle with “revisionist states”. Russia and the Islamic State are clearly spelled out on the list of enemies. According to the adopted document, the American army should be ready to fight “revisionist states”, such as Russia, because they violate international norms.

Apparently, due to the growing mutual accusations between the US and Russia, Mr. Obama decided to soften the rhetoric and gave the secretaries the command to pull up the brave warriors.

Obama’s “reverse” was rightly interpreted by those people in the United States who want to put together a political capitalist - and it doesn’t matter whether they have to speak “against” Russia, or “for” Russia.

Known for her unpredictability, Hillary Clinton, a candidate for the presidency of the United States, a month ago listed the countries that emanate threats to Washington. Clinton’s list includes Russia, North Korea and Iran. Russia was in the first place! "No other country on Earth has a better position to flourish in the 21st century, no other country is better suited to repelling traditional threats from such states as Russia, North Korea and Iran," - quotes her "NTV".

However, now the ex-state secretary declares his readiness to pursue as the president of the United States a “smarter policy” towards Russia - unless, of course, she (Hillary) is elected president.

According to Sergey Strokan (Kommersant), H. Clinton's last statement points to a shift in emphasis in the position of leader of the Democrats. Experts interviewed by the correspondent suggest that if Clinton came to power, the lack of dialogue between the US and Russia would be replaced by “limited interaction with elements of deterrence”.

“We have to be much smarter when we deal with Putin and when we deal with his ambitions,” Clinton quotes. "Lenta.ru". “He’s not a simple person ... But I don’t think there is any alternative to constant interaction.”

Such statements, we note in conclusion, suggest the unwillingness of the current American administration to aggravate the already complex relations with Russia. Moreover, the future administration (if only H. Clinton manages to get to the throne) also promises not to spoil relations with Russia. True, Hillary is completely unpredictable, and tomorrow may forget what she said yesterday. In this case, Russia will again fall into the list of those countries whose "traditional threats" of the United States intend to "repel".

One thing is clear: the current owner of the White House intends to sit out the rest of the year and a half on the throne relatively peacefully and calmly.
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  1. Putinets
    Putinets 14 July 2015 06: 15
    +9
    Menagerie. The highest race pin * owls can not calm down. Well, generals and commanders work out their piece of bread. This is clear. Dogs of the brain. And the grandmother of Hilary climax dragged on
    1. major071
      major071 14 July 2015 07: 17
      +26
      A good topic, and you can cheat a little:

      If you want in this world
      Called democrat
      Blame Russia for everything
      Scare everyone
      And then there will be happiness
      All gang up on her
      Well, then you quietly
      You can conquer the world!
      wink drinks
      1. mirag2
        mirag2 14 July 2015 11: 35
        +2
        Sterligov cuts the truth-uterus ?:
        1. Andrey Yuryevich
          Andrey Yuryevich 15 July 2015 03: 09
          -1
          Sterligov cuts the truth-uterus ?:
          but in my opinion she’s cutting nonsense ...
          "I did everything to prevent It from happening!"
          ... the savior of the Fatherland ..!
          "the deceased cannot be the president - we have THIS prohibited by the Constitution ..."
          - your Pearl !!! I cried... lol
      2. Grandfather bear
        Grandfather bear 14 July 2015 14: 02
        +2
        Psaki-Harf-James, the epidemic continues.
        By the way, there is an interesting tendency, as soon as stupidity appears, and so on and so forth (in power structures behind a large puddle), they have a female face!
        "If a woman does not ... stop, the woman will talk nonsense!"
        A woman, if she does not want to get a lot of abusive epithets, must be smart, understanding WHAT HER NATURE HAS CREATED FOR.
        Denial of natural destiny leads to Psaks.
    2. nikolaj1703
      nikolaj1703 14 July 2015 07: 22
      +22
      Hegemon - poke in the swing!
    3. Passer
      Passer 14 July 2015 07: 54
      +6
      I am translating the logic of the "exceptional": the bear poses a threat to us monkeys, and therefore we will patrol around the den, and periodically throw stones at him and threaten with a club. "Exceptional" ...
    4. siberalt
      siberalt 14 July 2015 10: 10
      0
      Hillary, claiming a dialogue with Russia, is trying to get a pro-Russian and moderate-minded electorate in the elections. Although the presidency shines her little. laughing
      1. SRC P-15
        SRC P-15 14 July 2015 11: 17
        +2

        “You know, a year ago, the NATO alliance wondered what to do after Afghanistan. And now, not one, but two things have appeared at once: Putin's Russia and ISIS, ”Channel One quotes him.

        Well, NATO has shown its essence - instead of maintaining peace on the planet, they are looking for someone else to bomb in the Middle Ages. Now their main goal is Russia, but here they are a complete bummer, as they say: "I found a scythe on a stone."
        And in vain they hide behind the struggle with ISIS, which they themselves created and continue to arm, the whole decent world has long understood who is who.
      2. samoletil18
        samoletil18 14 July 2015 20: 12
        0
        Quote: siberalt
        Although the presidency shines a little for her.

        Oh well. In a country where the president is elected not by the people, but by an electoral college.
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      4. Kent0001
        Kent0001 14 July 2015 21: 46
        0
        Just hormonal age-related disorders (menopause). And this is worse than PMS. That's why throwing, dissatisfaction and ... I think more loneliness. Therefore, the presidents gave in, instead of engaging in grandchildren.
  2. Same lech
    Same lech 14 July 2015 06: 23
    +12
    “We have to be much smarter when we deal with Putin and when we deal with his ambitions,” Clinton quotes.


    I think we need to look wider CLINTON ... this lady has too limited a mind.

    It's not about PUTIN ... just RUSSIA is developing according to its own laws, or rather according to the natural laws of Mother Nature, which are not subject to anyone on our planet, so that the liberals would not talk about dominant international Anglo-Saxon law there.
    nevertheless, the human right, and hence the state’s independence, is an integral part of it, and RUSSIA leads this right.
    1. KazaK Bo
      KazaK Bo 14 July 2015 08: 00
      +1
      Same lech
      I think we need to look wider CLINTON ... this lady has too limited a mind.

      That's right! The ball in the USA is ruled by the FINANCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL GROUPS (FPG) ... They pay and order "music)" ... And the order is simple - to provide orders for the MILITARY - INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX ... So POLITICS ARE "CORRECTED" ... in search often non-existent threats to explain the growth of orders, which means - profits, for those who "ordered the tune" ... both in their own country and to force the allies to buy weapons ...
      To start a war with Russia ... this is guaranteed to receive a crushing response on your territory ... the destruction of cities ... enterprises and yourself including ... This cannot be allowed! So they sometimes "back up" ... to let off some steam ... in their own country ... but not among the allies ... DO NOT FORGETTING (at the same time) HITTING AND WELCOMING THE TACTICS OF SMALL BITS OF RUSSIA FROM THE SIDE OF THEIR MOSEKS ! They will really get on the nose ... to answer them ... This is their purpose.
      And the fate of the United States is to take profits ... which continues to drip so nicely on the FIG accounts!
      1. your1970
        your1970 14 July 2015 12: 35
        +1
        James expressed disappointment that only 4 of 28 NATO member states set aside for defense 2% from budget expenses.
        That’s why it’s why the number of American airplanes will increase — a subtle hint like guys carry grandmas — or not either Russia or we will
  3. Angara
    Angara 14 July 2015 06: 26
    +6
    No other country on Earth has a better position to prosper in the XNUMXst century.

    I did not understand: is this mattress flourishing ??? Clinic, however !!! wassat
    1. RU-Officer
      RU-Officer 14 July 2015 12: 03
      +4
      I did not understand: is this mattress flourishing ??? Clinic, however !!! wassat

      The clinic, not the clinic, but their method of corrupting minds and souls works as it was written in the technical specifications ... yes
      Remember the almanacs and catalogs semi-legal in the USSR "from beyond the hill"? And now remember, with what sensations everyone considered them (not all, of course, but such "happiness" fell into the hands of many)? In one word: "Chic-shine-beauty-tratata-tratata"! fellow And then - as in the feature film "The Most Charming and Attractive" - ​​"What are you - from the Urals ?!" And picking up an old domestic blouse, the main character says: "Mom, well, this is something that is not right ..." belay
      But no one was going to show in these gleaming luxury editions of the reality that really is: reservations, ghettos, shelters for the homeless and food outlets for the unemployed, and so on ... negative
      And they lit a great country - like "suckers", filling it with "unvaccinated" from such luxurious lies of the inhabitants with sneakers, cola, hamburgers, hot dogs, cardboard sausages, frame, yupi and invites ... And to this day, these "beads for Aboriginal people are jostling at our counters. No.
      One thing to remember, in my opinion, is that no one is waiting for us there - over the hill - with open arms, and a magician will not suddenly arrive in a "blue" helicopter (it will not be said at night ...) ...
      You need to do your country here and now. Otherwise, then it will be very, very embarrassing (to whom, of course, it is given). hi
      1. kotvov
        kotvov 14 July 2015 19: 10
        +1
        And they lit a great country - like "suckers", filling its "unvaccinated" from such luxurious lies of inhabitants with sneakers, cola, hamburgers, hot dogs, cardboard sausages, frame, yupi and invites,
        I don’t think that everything is so simple. They were bred in the first place by the fact that: the Communist Party bureaucrats live, in comparison with the people. The same hunchback then hammered in that there were 200 varieties of sausages in the FRG. But, I emphasize, they first of all drove into the brain that the party Zhiruet on the neck of the people.
  4. Andrea
    Andrea 14 July 2015 06: 41
    +4
    The states always put the cart in front of the engine laughing however, if Russia had not been anyone else while Russia was weak, what the states were doing: Iraq, Iran, Syria, Afghanistan, there are still a lot of states in Latin America who want to live independently.
    What is it that suddenly urged them to get an agreement with Iran, lacking forces on several fronts? Are we not making a mistake helping the states?
    1. Schulz
      Schulz 14 July 2015 08: 34
      +1
      Quote: Andrea

      What is it that suddenly urged them to get an agreement with Iran? Are there not enough forces on several fronts?

      - Where did you see the "urgency"? Negotiations have not been conducted for a day, not a week, or a month, and have not yet been completed.
      - It was not "them" but the six states, incl. and Russia
      - Iran, for the sake of lifting the sanctions, made significant concessions, including IAEA inspectors' admission to their nuclear facilities
      - Russia imposed sanctions against Iran, including No need to remind about the S-300?
      1. Andrea
        Andrea 14 July 2015 08: 52
        +1
        Quote: Schulz

        - Where did you see the "urgency"?
        Do you really think that there is equality?

        That's why I say "urgency" because they've been poking around for twenty years, and then in a week they suddenly decided to finish everything, they sit for days on end.
        Of course, you don’t need to remind about the C300, it’s utter nonsense, however, everything that Medvedev did (except for South Ossetia). No one forced him to break the signed agreement, he bent himself.
  5. Kos_kalinki9
    Kos_kalinki9 14 July 2015 06: 43
    +13
    “And today, tomorrow, not everyone can watch. Or rather, not only everyone can watch, few can do it” - V. Klitschko.
    1. Vanko
      Vanko 14 July 2015 07: 39
      +2
      Neighing, thanks))
  6. Semyonych
    Semyonych 14 July 2015 06: 46
    +8
    All this has already happened. The Age of MACCARTISM. (1950-1957) The classic tactics of McCarthyism are the unproven accusation of a person or organization of anti-American and subversive activity. Political extremism, intolerance of dissent, “witch hunt.” Then the Communist movement in America was paramount, but the main enemy was of course the USSR.
    But we must pay tribute to the American "colleagues" - this is the continuity of generations. At the top of power now, as then, are not quite adequate politicians. So on May 22, 1949. US Defense Secretary James Vincent Forrestal threw himself out of the window of a military hospital shouting "The Russians are coming!" They still have a lot of such idiots, so we have to wait and we will definitely see the "flight" of another crazy American general or senator, and maybe a group one.
    1. dauria
      dauria 14 July 2015 09: 07
      +3
      another insane American general or senator, or maybe a group one.


      "They go crazy one by one. It's just that they get sick with the flu together .." smile
    2. CAMS
      CAMS 14 July 2015 11: 11
      +1
      Do you think that US politicians really believe in the territorial ambitions of Russia? Like in the 50s, hysteria is increasing and sales are growing. Besides, this is revenge for the Crimea, the ball is now on their side, we have to repel, defend it for a long time . until the dollar becomes a regional currency.
  7. koksalek
    koksalek 14 July 2015 06: 54
    +4
    A woman at the helm of aviation will not lead to anything good, to paint nails, put on a heel and, as a result, tongue as if boldly - carries such nonsense. Nedotraha syndrome
  8. Strezhevchanin
    Strezhevchanin 14 July 2015 07: 02
    +2
    One German satirist said: Frau Merkel will never have problems with the spine, because it is spineless.
  9. Tatar 174
    Tatar 174 14 July 2015 07: 02
    +2
    A threat or not a threat, an enemy or not an enemy ... Who cares what they think. We have our own road. Although they want to and what they want to do, their instinct for self-preservation is highly developed and it will still keep them from self-destruction and they will inevitably come to normal development of events, because it turns out that there is no other option.
  10. b.t.a.
    b.t.a. 14 July 2015 07: 12
    +1
    Why be surprised? Each of these politicians pursues their own goals. Someone knocks out money for defense, someone runs an election program, wanting to like the electorate. When Obama was chosen, he also sang like a nightingale. The result of these songs we are seeing now. The Anglo-Saxons will never be friends with Russia. You need to get used to it and draw certain conclusions.
  11. Hell's Angel
    Hell's Angel 14 July 2015 07: 17
    +1
    “I rate Russia as the biggest threat,” said James in an interview with Reuters.
    Well, to be honest, she’s right. What other country in the world can stand up to the United States militarily? Yes - yes in the military! If the United States knew that they would not receive a harsh answer, the fate of Yugoslavia, Iraq, Libya, etc. would await us. Which country still dares to challenge the United States? What other country disputes US hegemony in politics and finance (in the broad sense). Who is not afraid to send strategists (Air Force and Navy) to the US shores?
  12. nikolaj1703
    nikolaj1703 14 July 2015 07: 18
    +9
    Thinking ... Not given.
  13. parusnik
    parusnik 14 July 2015 07: 18
    +3
    In the White House alone are low-chilled ..
    1. Kunar
      Kunar 14 July 2015 09: 57
      +3
      They are far from small-minded. They have goals and objectives that they are achieving. Take into account their regret about the size of the military budgets of European countries. These are potential money for American corporations. And taking them from trusting Europeans is the main task of this hype. And about Russia - this is just an excuse ....
  14. Khagysh
    Khagysh 14 July 2015 07: 24
    +3
    Russia was the first to recognize the United States, sent its fleet to support the northerners. Would not support, would not be the United States. Now we are grateful.
  15. zurbagan63
    zurbagan63 14 July 2015 07: 25
    +2
    The fourth world war will be with the use of batons! Think of those in power! People want to live ...
  16. Mountain shooter
    Mountain shooter 14 July 2015 07: 38
    +1
    We forget that the mattress has all INNER policy! And all the rhetoric comes from this. Yes, they saw everyone in the coffin in general, and especially their opinions, outside the borders of their country. They live inside. Often, inside yourself. Lavrov is told not to pay attention. These are statements for "internal use".
    1. Air Force captain
      Air Force captain 14 July 2015 09: 14
      0
      State of Paranoid Introverts
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  17. VostSib
    VostSib 14 July 2015 07: 46
    0
    ... it doesn't matter what the overseas hucksters and "rear-wheel drive" Europeans are rattling about, their policy towards Russia will not change ...
  18. RiverVV
    RiverVV 14 July 2015 08: 00
    +2
    "People are worried" - the old button accordion reminded about dog problems. The dog thinks, "When I worry, I sweat. When I sweat, I stink. When I stink, they wash me. When I wash, I worry ..."
  19. etti65
    etti65 14 July 2015 09: 27
    0
    None of this is just the fear of the weak
  20. sharp-lad
    sharp-lad 14 July 2015 09: 35
    +2
    The American generals can be understood! Sodomy has been legalized in the country! The army's mobilization reserve is under threat, as is the army itself! And at this time in the camp of the enemy there is a struggle for normal relations between the strong and beautiful halves of humanity! This is a real threat to the existence of "partners"! laughing
  21. Vladimir1960
    Vladimir1960 14 July 2015 10: 07
    0
    A year and a half we have. Manage to strengthen the army and at least start, create an independent economy. With Clintons, it will be more complicated.
  22. thinker
    thinker 14 July 2015 10: 08
    0
    I know Russophobia, but the definition of Russophrenia did not come across.
    Russophrenia can be described as a disease in which the patient is absolutely sure that Russia is in a state of collapse and is about to fall apart, but he is also confident that the Russians intend to conquer the whole world, or at least the neighboring countries ... Starting in 2013 years, the disease acquired the property of an epidemic in certain areas of Washington, London and Brussels.

    http://novorossiya.name/rusofreniya/
  23. denk20
    denk20 14 July 2015 11: 00
    0
    It will not bring to good! There are a lot of reasons for starting a big war in the world and every day the situation is becoming more complicated. But is it possible to raise the people to a great war? After all, this is not even the Second World War, it will be a war to destroy everything. And here it will be impossible to remain a civilian working in the rear for the benefit of the country's defense. Now everything will burn, and after this world war, certainly back to the Stone Age. Does anyone really think that there will be an opportunity to preserve industrial, scientific capital? Even if something is preserved, then there will be no human resources to support it all.
  24. akudr48
    akudr48 14 July 2015 11: 51
    +2
    Russia is always a threat to the West, be it the USSR, the Russian Empire or Muscovite Russia.

    Not a threat, but a trained funny little animal that knows how to play the drum, such Russia was for them during Grandfather Yeltsin.

    And then Clinton now regretted that they did not strangle the little animal by American kindness when Yeltsin allowed.

    Therefore, the Americanoids now will not repeat the mistakes of the era of mercy in the period 1991-1999, when on shares with local liberals and other domestic thieves, they were a little carried away by the financial and raw material robbery of Russia to the detriment of fundamental dismantling.

    America's prioritization of the near-term list of enemies will begin with Russia.

    Unlike Russia, which still sees some friends and partners, from Pyotr Alekseevich in Ukraine to Barack Obamych in the United States.

    It's time to call a spade a spade and create a Russian priority list of enemies of Russia. But here, it seems, one should start with the internal enemies, by the strength of their harm to Russia.
  25. provincial
    provincial 14 July 2015 12: 17
    0
    The West and the USA are an external threat to it, we are basically ready for it, fear the internal threat - it will be worse.
  26. wanderer_032
    wanderer_032 14 July 2015 12: 24
    +4
    However, now the ex-state secretary declares his readiness to pursue as the president of the United States a “smarter policy” towards Russia - unless, of course, she (Hillary) is elected president.

    We must be much smarter when we deal with Putin and when we deal with his ambitions, Clinton quotes. He’s not an easy person ... But I don’t think there is any alternative to constant interaction

    True, Hillary is completely unpredictable, and tomorrow she can forget what she said yesterday. In this case, Russia will again be included in the list of those countries whose “traditional threats” the US intends to “repel”

    Give her already someone the book "Woe from Wit" (a comedy in verse by A. Griboyedov), let him read it at night.
  27. NordUral
    NordUral 14 July 2015 12: 34
    +1
    US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter also spoke out against Moscow. This politician called Russia a “case” for NATO.

    “You know, a year ago, the NATO alliance wondered what to do after Afghanistan. And now, not one, but two things have appeared at once: Putin's Russia and ISIS, ”Channel One quotes him.


    Don’t screw it up, you are our business friend.
  28. Baloo
    Baloo 14 July 2015 15: 05
    +1
    Russia does not scare anyone, Russia warns: let's live together ...
  29. YaMZ-238
    YaMZ-238 14 July 2015 15: 52
    0
    The Americans are nervous, and the first attack us .... after all, the best defense is an attack)))) Although the world needs to be protected from the USA !!!
  30. Sagaidark
    Sagaidark 14 July 2015 16: 14
    0
    will not let smoked sit quietly)
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  33. Tartary
    Tartary 14 July 2015 17: 02
    0
    [media = http: //krasview.ru/video/573970-Kogda_otmenyat_sanktsii]
  34. Vasyan1971
    Vasyan1971 14 July 2015 20: 16
    0
    "You know, a year ago the NATO alliance was wondering what to do after Afghanistan."
    And cho, in Afghanistan put things in order? Drug trafficking reduced? Have you tamed the Taliban?
    Or, as usual - they got it dirty and pretended that someone else had done it?
    That is, you can do other "business"?
    Nude nude ..
  35. sds87
    sds87 14 July 2015 21: 08
    0
    And there Steve Forbes (editor-in-chief Forbes USA) writes that - read.
    http://www.forbes.ru/mneniya-column/mir/251707-tupik-putina-pochemu-prezident-ro
    ssii-pozhaleet-ob-ukrainskom-konflikte
    According to the author, Putin's Russia is an aggressor in all respects.
    And they believe it in the world. For our Russian mouthpieces do not work anywhere. Everyone hears only one point of view (the West needs). And therefore, soon any actions of the West against Russia will be regarded as a fight against the "aggressive Putin regime."
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  37. unknown
    unknown 15 July 2015 09: 57
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    Of course, from the point of view of the United States, Russia is an enemy. Russia completes the Imperial cycle, and the USA is the Totalitarian double of Russia, that is, a shadow. The shadow always seeks to take the place of the owner. But without a master, a shadow cannot exist. Straight, unity and struggle of opposites. Russia completes the Imperial cycle in 2025. So, the United States has a time until 2025. In 2017, the United States enters the ideological period, the struggle against Russia will intensify. But whatever this struggle ends, the US Empire will not become, after 2025, the lot of a regional power.
  38. Redsnowman
    Redsnowman 15 July 2015 15: 08
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    Lol, Russia is a threat only in the imagination of absolutely stupid cotton wool. Even filmmakers and igrodely no longer consider Russia a threat.
  39. Denis Skiff
    Denis Skiff 15 July 2015 20: 32
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    threat threat