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NATO Waves the Russian Flag
to Frighten the Sheeple
(Newsweek) - Russia’s military capabilities are expanding across Europe, but the top military chief of Western defense pact NATO has said Moscow’s plans remain ambiguous amid a heavily politicized atmosphere between the two leading forces.
General Petr Pavel, a Czech army officer who holds the position of chairman of NATO’s Military Committee, said Monday that Russia was advancing in its nuclear and ballistic capabilities as well as in its capacity to send troops across the region, where Moscow and U.S.-led NATO are competing for influence.
The two factions have accused one another of crossing lines both figuratively and literally, by effectively launching an arms race, especially along the increasingly militarized borders of the Baltic States. Amid these dueling accusations, however, Pavel said that NATO could not conclusively consider Russia’s military buildup in recent years an act of aggression against NATO and its Western allies.Read More . . . .
Total Bullshit Alert
The warmongers in Europe and America want to frighten the mouth-breathing Sheeple with horror stories about an evil and aggressive Russia. With attention focused on "evil" Russia the Sheeple will ignore open borders and increasing poverty as middle class jobs are shipped to Asia and Latin America.
As the chart below shows, Russia is spending just a little bit more on defense than France. When you add in all the other NATO members and throw in the USA, Russia's military spending is small.
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