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Gorbachev Warns of Nuclear War Over Ukraine

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Jedi Knight, Jan 10, 2015.

  1. Jedi Knight

    Jedi Knight Well-Known Member
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    Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev says if tensions between Russia and European powers over Ukraine go unchecked, it "would unavoidably lead to a nuclear war."http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/gorbachev-nuclear-war-ukraine/2015/01/10/id/617762/
     
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    Well the radical Muslims would stand to lose the most if Europe goes nuclear. Then their new Mecca will be unlivable for a few hundred years.

    What I find strange is the 180 in Gorbachev. A few weeks ago he was not singing praises to Putin, and now he is. He must have had a visit by the secret police :smilewinkgrin::smilewinkgrin:
     
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    Or maybe he understands everyone loses in a nuclear war.
     
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    The Road To War With Russia – We’re not only on it; we’ve already arrived

    For several weeks now the anti-Russian stance in the US press has quieted down. Presumably because the political leadership has moved its attention on to other things, and the media flock has followed suit.

    Have you read much about Ukraine and Russia recently?

    I thought not, despite the fact that there’s plenty of serious action — both there as well as related activity in the US — going on that deserves our careful attention.

    Continue . . . http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2015/01/road-war-russia-weve-already-arrived.html
     
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    Mr Putin is very much into the "macho" man thing...there is a truely hideous photo of him wearing camouflage trousers and Mr Abbot ( the Oz prime minister you philistines) wearing togs ....egos the size of planets! Where does Mr Obama stand?
     
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    Looks like they were making Planet of the Apes....just need the Charleston Heston one too.
     
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    Okay, what are "togs"?
     
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    Togs are budgie smugglers are speedos for men are swimming costume! What do you call them?
     
  10. church mouse guy

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    Don't know what the slang name for them is. The general category is swimming suit. I think that I saw the picture of Putin and your prime minister. Americans call that beefcake.
     
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    Ah so....I can just see them beating their chests as well....
     
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    It used to be that leaders set the standard, not the bad example:

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