Skip to comments.The Russians Think We’re Wrecking the World on Purpose
Posted on 03/20/2013 11:03:39 AM PDT by george76
In Russia, most analysts, politicians and ordinary citizens believe in the unlimited might of America, and thus reject the notion that the US has made, and continues to make, mistakes in the [Middle East]. Instead, they assume its all a part of a complex plan to restructure the world and to spread global domination, writes Fyodor Lukyanov
Its instructive to view ourselves through a Russian mirror. The term paranoid Russian is a pleonasm. The fact is that all Russian politicians are clever. The stupid ones are all dead. By contrast, America in its complacency promotes dullards. A deadly miscommunication arises from this asymmetry. The Russians cannot believe that the Americans are as stupid as they look, and conclude that Washington wants to destroy them, I wrote in 2008 under the title Americans play monopoly, Russians chess. Russians have dominated chess most of the past century, for good reason: it is the ultimate exercise in paranoia. All the pieces on the board are guided by a single combative mind, and every move is significant. In the real world, human beings flail and blunder. For Russian officials who climbed the greasy pole in the intelligence services, mistakes are unthinkable, for those who made mistakes are long since buried.
From a paranoid perspective, it certainly might look as if Washington planned to unleash chaos. The wave of instability spreading through the Middle East from Syria is the direct result of American actions
How, the paranoids ask, could two administrations in succession make so many blunders in succession? It stretches credibility. I wish it were a conspiracy. The truth is that we really are that dumb.
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Somebody in the WH is........
Well, it’s 0bama’s Soviet-style Communist parents, Communist grandparents, and Communist mentor Frank Marshall Davis that gave us this mess.
There is a simpler explanation: these are will-to-power driven monsters who would rather rule in hell from atop a pile of rubble and rotting corpses rather than leave the rest of us alone to live our lives.
Hmmmm...so do I.
The wave of instability spreading through the Middle East from Syria is the direct result of American actions.
This is FALSE. The Russians invaded Afganistan as well. Iran and Iraq fought a bloody war. Persian Gulf I? 6 Day War? I could go on. You get the point.
There has been war in that area since Persions in the south slaughtered Persians in the north some 8,000 years ago (according to archeologists).
I could see how some in the world could be so confused by this president and the obvious conflicting strategies. In history, America has a strong record of clever deception and keen strategic accumen. Today, the fumbling and bumbling about, getting embassadors killed, letting secret drones fall into Iran, letting close allies and informants rot in Pakistani prisons, drone strikes, take no prisoners, aplogize every 3 months for what we have and what we are going to do, etc.
I can see where some old KGB guys are pulling their hair out and going mad.
Puty-Put warned the Bamster.
There is a clever player behind the pieces, the problem is that it is the Islamic player who got their guy into the White House. Brilliant play really , they knew the King Rat sets the rules for the rest of the Rats. They also knew with a black guy no questions would be asked.
The Clintons were writing off their dirty underwear when they came to D.C.. Now, they have loads of money. Being President has become too lucrative of a job. It’s attracting money grabbers like the Clintons and Obama. The Presidency is no longer about selfless service to the country. I guess we need to make it unprofitable to be President. Make them retire to government quarters on a military post/base.
Who can argue with this ?
Not the world. Just this country. All the rest of you are collateral damage.
I agree. This is “stopped clock” territory. Sad but true.
Obama couldn’t even dominate a neighborhood much less the whole world.
Oh my gosh Sarge! Great reply.
Always was a Communist goal and the subversives in America now dominate academia, the media, and the Democrat Party. They also have influence in the State Department (as they did even in the McCarthy era).