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!