Skip to comments.Russian scholar says US will collapse next year (Martial Law, Six-Way Split, etc.)
Posted on 03/04/2009 1:04:33 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
MOSCOW -- If you're inclined to believe Igor Panarin, and the Kremlin wouldn't mind if you did, then President Barack Obama will order martial law this year, the U.S. will split into six rump-states before 2011, and Russia and China will become the backbones of a new world order.
Panarin might be easy to ignore but for the fact that he is a dean at the Foreign Ministry's school for future diplomats and a regular on Russia's state-guided TV channels. And his predictions fit into the anti-American story line of the Kremlin leadership.
"There is a high probability that the collapse of the United States will occur by 2010," Panarin told dozens of students, professors and diplomats Tuesday at the Diplomatic Academy - a lecture the ministry pointedly invited The Associated Press and other foreign media to attend.
The prediction from Panarin, a former spokesman for Russia's Federal Space Agency and reportedly an ex-KGB analyst, meshes with the negative view of the U.S. that has been flowing from the Kremlin in recent years, in particular from Vladimir Putin.
Putin, the former president who is now prime minister, has likened the United States to Nazi Germany's Third Reich and blames Washington for the global financial crisis that has pounded the Russian economy.
Panarin didn't give many specifics on what underlies his analysis, mostly citing newspapers, magazines and other open sources.
He also noted he had been predicting the demise of the world's wealthiest country for more than a decade now.
But he said the recent economic turmoil in the U.S. and other "social and cultural phenomena" led him to nail down a specific timeframe for "The End" - when the United States will break up into six autonomous regions and Alaska will revert to Russian control.
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Where do I sign up?
Tell Igor to lay off the cheap vodka.
Time to move to Texas?
Russian wet dreams with a tinge of “probability”.
Yes, Obama might try to impose some weird martial law on the US if the economy starts to fall apart and the Red states say NO to more federalization of state controls on the lines of the new “badget” - but it is more likely that the US will get rid of Obama than break-up.
This is the view from a non-American pro-American outsider.
If we could get rid of California, New York, Massachusetts and a few other liberal hell-holes, it sounds good to me!
Obama wants to know if this Marshall Law guy is someone he can appoint to his cabinet and if he’s paid his taxes.
Yeah right. And where does the US military, with all its branches and bureaucracy, fit into this? Does it split up also? Or align itself with one of the six “states”?
This guy won’t even say what he’s basing this all on. No, he’s either a provocateur or a nutbar.
That's a backside the size of Connecticut.
I like the alliance idea on your home page. Tell us more about the idea. Perhaps the Philippine Islands, some of Eastern Europe and Israel could be folded in?
Not this crap again.
Not agreeing with the Russian analyst that a breakup is likely, but he does seem to have the trigger for a possible disintegration correct: martial law. There are states, AZ is the first I can think of, that have cited the declaration of martial law and suspension of the Constitution as automatic grounds for secession.
As awful as four years of Obama will be, I have faith in a massive revolt in the electorate taking place before a less peaceful revolt is necessary.
So Roooooskie, are you going to take Alaska back by armed force?
In your dreams, KGB commie scum.
San Francisco is a rump city.
He’s complaining that oil went down. Sissy
LOL! Sarah and the Alaskans would bleed the Ruskies in a manner that makes Afghanistan and Chechnya look like a cakewalk.
Someone send the Vodkaholics a copy of "Red Dawn".
“Russian Scholar says...”
Well now, there’s the problem right there...RUSSIAN PROPAGANDA.
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