Skip to comments.McCain: ‘It’s Tragic’ There’s No U.S. Military Option In Ukraine
Posted on 03/09/2014 5:22:43 PM PDT by PaulCruz2016
Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) on Friday lamented the lack of a military option for the United States in Ukraine against Russia and criticized President Obama for thinking the Cold War is over.
During a segment on MSNBC, McCain said that the Obama administration doest understand Russian President Vladimir Putin. They have been near delusional in thinking that the Cold War was over, McCain said referring to Obama officials. Maybe the president thinks the Cold War is over but Vladimir Putin doesnt and thats what this is all about.
Later in the interview, when host Andrea Mitchell asked if there is a military option for the U.S. in Ukraine, the Arizona Republican sounded despondent. Id love to tell you that there is Andrea, but frankly I do not see it, he said, adding, I wish that there were.
I do not see a military option and its tragic.
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Mr. McCan’t. No, it’s tragic that you haven’t been recalled. The respect factor for you is ZERO. Are you sure the tumor hasn’t moved in to your cranium?
Why in the world would we EVER send troops to Ukraine? There is zero US interest there. Stupid stupid stupid. Let the EU and Russia deal with it. This special type of moron is the reason we are where we are.
A military foray into Ukraine would be the biggest (and maybe the last) mistake we ever made.
It is tragic that he is using oxygen better applied to humans with actual working brains.
The old coot McCain needs to be airdropped into Ukraine with a pack and a rifle.
Anyone McCain supports is a likely suspect for a history
of beheading, rape, crucifixion, or serial murders
against the Americans and/or other civilized people.
It’s tragic that there is no option to stifle Juan.
The Crimea is essentially Russian. The western side of Ukraine wants and deserves its’ freedom and identity.
We don’t need to go to war over Crimea. Let it go.
As for Europe, it’s time for them to defend themselves - with our help, rather than sitting on the sidelines and letting us do ALL the work.
Having served in Germany during the Cold War, I saw plenty of Europe sitting on its collective asses while we did all the work.
I do not think it’s very tragic
So now, issues that are just what our government is supposed to handle, are suddenly too big, to complex, for the United States to deal with.
At a time when we need visionaries to help shape the future, we get hopeless, incompetent, plainly uninterested career politicians looking to just pull an 8 to 5 and get a good pension.
Who thinks they actually pull an 8-5? Once a week maybe....
Gotta bring Putin down a notch or two. He doesn't like gays.
He’s pretty old,he’ll be self-stifling himself soon.
McCain would go to war with Narnia if it were possible.
Resurrect those powerful Saturn Vs, pack them full of libs like sardines and send off to warmth and sunshine - the sun.
So you are agreeing with McCain?
Welcome to FR, and international diplomacy is not solely based on sending troops.
Reagan knew how to apply pressure, harass, and intimidate, and make countries pay, without always depending on troops.
Not a moment too soon.
McLame, read British military history and learn.
LOL, I know, I thought it would suffice for the point though.
McInsane—the moron who wanted ground troops in Kosovo and in Syria.
An M-16 and a thousand rounds of 7,62 NATO...
Well Juan, maybe we can airdrop you in to join your buddy J F’ing Kerry, and if you need help call Hillary or Hussein. I’m sure they’ll spring into action if there is no fundraiser scheduled.
I guess McC did not get the Russian policy memo: if we are attacked with conventional weapons, we will respond with nuclear weapons ...
LOL...that's probably not that far-fetched
An M-16 and a thousand rounds of 7,62 NATO...
i presume this a subtle statement
You should have listened to your grandmothers, America.
If there are tons of Russians in the Crimea (a river) , let it do a Kaliningrad Oblast.
(Dam the Bosporus and pump out the Black Sea.)
To the extent that the Ruskies go after the islamists, so much the better for the world.
Then hit the Russians elsewhere such as by attacking Iran.
Aw heck McCain why don’t you just ask us to march on moscow.
He’s crazier than Wesley Clark’s alleged order to attack the Russians over some airfield in Yugoslavia or somesuch that was refused by an English commander.
In prefilled magazines.
If America is hoping that great military mind, McCain, to think of a military solution, all is lost.
It’s tragic that the EU won’t protect it’s flank.
to say there are NO military options is to imply... there are NONE
not even ICBMs??
are the finally admitting they’ve dismantled all our warheads?
Maybe if it was 7.62x39 instead???
Mr. McCain there is much we could do—Send more ships into the Black Sea—Ask for a base in Ukraine—a naval base we can rent for 99 years. Maybe send US troops and tanks to Poland and The Check Republic—Give these sates anti-Missle rockets. How about an arms deal with Ukraine? Five them airplanes and helecopters? Lots we can do—but will Obama—Nope.
This MoFo would have gotten us into WWIII.
Say what you will, but we’re probably better off with Obama winning in 2008.
Sad that this is what it’s come to in this country.
LOL Funny but true.
Russia has had troops in the Ukraine since the 1500’s. And McCain wants to go to war over it?
What a blithering idiot!
well, since even Senator McCain acknowledges we have zero military option available to us in Ukraine (whether that would be a wise course or not....either way....)
since we have no military option there, how about Obama and his Great Enabler Senator McCain QUIETING DOWN about it, and cutting OUT all the artificial bravado and silly threats?
Walk Loudly but carry a limp dick? ... is not a Winning Strategy .... in any event ....(regardless of what we maybe Should or Should Not do about it)
Let the UN do the “peacekeeping”.
As Russia is a permanent member of the UN Security Council, they would just vote NO.
I see absolutely no reason for America to get involved in the dispute between the EU and Russia regarding Ukraine.
McLame’s state of Representation is anything but Arizona.
Why do they keep electing a rep of Mexico/Syria/Ukraine?
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