I respect this man greatly, and I hate it that he’s correct.
I’d rather hear, “The bombings begin in ten minutes...”
Or five :)
If we do nothing then Poland, Ukraine, the Baltics, the stans, and just about every former soviet republic and satellite will look at us and see the choppers leaving the roof of the embassy in Saigon. Putin will be on the way to restoring what Reagan, John Paul II, and Maggie Thatcher destroyed. I would not wish to be George Bush today.
How can we now bomb Russia over this incursion when they still have nukes when he couldn't do it either from 1949 till the end of the Cold War with much more provocation then.
Unfortunately for little Georgia, they made some serious tactical errors regarding Putin and are reaping the windfall. No one likes it but beyond saber rattling we aren't going to do much until after Putin gets what he wants in place there.
Nobody wants a nuclear wasteland over Georgia.
We can't even tolerate 4000 dead over a 5 year war of low intensity. How on earth could we stand a war of Biblical proportion...and over some little place on Russia's border with names few folks can even pronounce.
however...nice post in spirit...to hear that sorta mettle from a woman is encouraging...I respect that
I think some Americans including myself to a degree got lulled into thinking that dismantling the USSR meant Russia as a nuke threat was diminished...sadly it only takes a few to land and they have them and the delivery systems. We'd win but at what cost?