Skip to comments.Russia threatens to strike NATO missile defense sites
Posted on 05/03/2012 12:33:33 PM PDT by Navy Patriot
Russias most senior military officer said Thursday that Moscow would preemptively strike and destroy U.S.-led NATO missile defense sites in Eastern Europe if talks with Washington about the developing system continue to stall.
A decision to use destructive force preemptively will be taken if the situation worsens, Russian Chief of General Staff Nikolai Makarov said at an international missile defense conference in Moscow attended by senior U.S. and NATO officials.
The threat comes as talks about the missile defense system, which the U.S. and its allies insist is aimed at Iranian missiles, appear to have stalled.
We have not been able to find mutually-acceptable solutions at this point and the situation is practically at a dead end, Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said.
Ellen Tauscher, the U.S. special envoy for strategic stability and missile defense, insisted the talks about NATO plans for a missile defense system using ground-based interceptor missiles stationed in Poland, Romania and Turkey were not stalemated.
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Serious posturing by the Russians, they do not want anti missile technology in Europe that they do not control.
Barry promised that he will give the Russkis “more flexibility” to nuke the hell out of us after the morons in this country reelect him.
It’s 3 AM and the phone is ringing.
Do you know where your POTUS is?
“Russian Chief of General Staff Nikolai Makarov said”
Too much Vodka.
No need to give credit here..carry on as you will but I knew you’d be interested. Thanks for putting it up.
Lovely, so games like Call of Duty and Battlefield 3 are starting to look like premonitions.
Almost? They smell the blood in the water all the way from China - twice.
I guess Medvedev “forgot” to pass the message on to Putin....More flexability AFTER the election!!!
Russia intends to control oil, gas and much of the economy of Western Europe. Part of the plan is to cut off other suppliers of both oil and gas to Western and Eastern Europe.
Russia (along with China) will extend as much control as possible over Mid East oil and gas, Iran and Syria for now after recently losing (temporarily) Libyan oil. Part of this plan includes making Western Europe defenseless against Iranian missiles, Russians in control of the anti missile systems will get the message across, and Russia has stated they will allow the systems if they are manned by Russian personnel in the control rooms.
And of course, they did this knowing Obama will fold like a cheap suit.
The Russians saw how far our fearless reader bent over for the Camel Dung King of Saudi Arabia and will not accept anything less than Mubumble Odumbo bending over further for communist parasites.
This absolutely should be in Breaking.
Even just this threat will have a long term effect on U.S. - European relations, the French election, bringing Poland, et. al. back into the New Soviet Sphere, etc.
Even the Chinese and Indians will ask, “are we next.”
This is a very major power play by Putin and very serious. This is a new Cold War. Khrushchev backed down in 61 in Cuba, (to some extent.) This is potentially as serious, geo-politically, as that.
Ain’t that special? See what an appeaser in the WH gets us?
Yikes!! I had a Dream of incoming invading force coming into our country surrounding Obama. Heaven Help Us!
Think Yalta was bad? You ain’t seen nothing yet.
Pre-election bluster to make Obama look better. Obama has stated that he will sell Russia the farm after the 2012 election.
Currently, we are strong enough to do so IF we have a CIC that will give the order.
If current policy continues, in a decade we won't even be able to stalemate like Korea. (Yep we're still at war there).
Lot of sword rattling going on out there ... too bad there is a zer0 shaking in a corner of the WhiteHut having to have aids clean him up of his spewed vile. zer0 leader and eater of dogs. No wonder the ruskies are rattling a saber
>Its 3 AM and the phone is ringing.
>Do you know where your POTUS is?
“Ooh-ooh-ooooh! Ooh-ooh-ooooh! Mr Kotter, Mr Kotter, I know the golf course?
And what was that missile off of California?
What about exceptional allowed losses. You know that China wants to decrease its population. There are nutty people in charge of Russia and China. They are both bold lately since Obama has been in charge.
Please click the link.
The Republic you save may be your own.
I wonder if this includes Turkey.
Should not be worried anyone. Dream about planes and a 911 style of attack on America took thirty years to come to fruition.
I say the same thing, but if you're Putin, newly back in the saddle after a couple-year break, and you're looking across the Atlantic at a declining America with a candy-assed little muslim socialist in the White House who just begged Medvedev for time until after the November election... you'd make a move, too. These are big and heady times for America's enemies. If they ever wanted to push, now's the time. They know exactly what they're doing when they express support for democrats at election time.
I had a few accurate personal dreams. Two became horribly true in their deaths. I prayed for their salvation. The other was a National dream not fulfilled totally yet.
Both Russia and China have several bones to pick with Europe, and up through the Serbian Kosovo war they haven't been able to pick 'em because of US (NATO) backing and influence.
No more. That backing will end or Russia (and China) will extract a steep price from us, and Europe.
If Russia controls European security (and safety from terrorist Muslim states), you will see major Economic cooperation of Western Europe with Russia (and China) and near nil with petro terrorist mid east states and Muslim agitating populations.
From your point of view, Russia is promoting and backing Christianity over Islam, and I'm not sure that is crazy at all.
She reiterated that the U.S.-built system, still in development, is being designed to shoot down Iranian intermediate-range missiles aimed at Europe, not Russian intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs).
Do you know where your POTUS is?
My apology Navy Patriot, was off track on this thread also.
Huge Natural Gas From Methane Hydrates Process Developed And Europe has deposits.
Now we see the fruits of the Obama Doctrine: Peace through weakness.
Do you think they would have threatened a military strike on American and NATO installations if Ronald Reagan were President? Now that we have the panty-waist usurper and his retinue of kiss-asses, we need to get used to being pushed around!
It most certainly includes the oil and gas recently found off Turkey, Cyprus, and Israel, in the Med.
Just think of an Israel with all the oil and gas they need, with the rest going to Greece and/or China, denying it to Turkey.
North Sea oil is petering out Europe freezes and broke Greece has gas and oil; Israel too, for antisemitic Europe?
A fine example of why a nation cannot negotiate from a position of weakness.
Obama has played into the hands of our enemies from his first day in office.
The Missle Defense Shield should have been constructed years ago.
The United States is seen, under this administration, as nothing more than a paper tiger.
The man has no military worth a damn and is merely blustering to sound important
John, It's only a matter of time,this whole world is falling away,way beyond even Sodom and Gommorah
It won't take much to set ablaze this tinder box
Or an ally with a common goal...
Back then Kennedy the snorter did wake up. This time they are pretty sure Zero will fold.
It takes more than killing Osama...
So do we. A lot of it to.
“The man has no military worth a damn and is merely blustering to sound important”
Rewind 75 years, eh?
Obama’s weakness gives our enemies balls.
I guess the General did not get the memo,Obama is going to cave after the election,80% cut in our nukes and missile defense abandoned.Keep your pants on Ruskie,geesh
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