Skip to comments.Tapper: White House Concerned Russia Could Invade Ukraine as Soon as This Weekend
Posted on 03/21/2014 4:43:26 PM PDT by Hojczyk
Quoting unnamed administration officials, CNN host Jake Tapper revealed that the White House is concerned that Russia could invade South and East Ukraine possibly as soon as this weekend. He said that, in spite of Russias assurances that the large numbers of troops and military equipment amassed along the Ukrainian border are there merely for training exercises, the White House believes that Moscow could be planning a broader incursion into Ukraine.
There is now real apprehension that Vladimir Putin could push even further into Ukraine, perhaps as soon as this weekend, Tapper said. He quoted anonymous administration officials who are concerned that the Russians are not being honest when they claim that the troops stationed along the Ukrainian border are not preparing for an invasion.
Russian officials have assured the administration that they are only conducting military exercises. But, Obama administration officials have received intelligence suggesting there is reason to be skeptical of Russias claims,Tapper continued, and that Russia, as soon as in the coming days, could use any number of pretexts to justify pushing its military incursions deeper into Ukraine.
The CNN host added that such an invasion could be carried out by Russia so quickly that Western nations would barely have the opportunity to raise objections over it.
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How is that defind? Already we’ve got it as the inanimate, ‘white house’. Is it BO looking away from espn for ten seconds, or five?
Why, that could disrupt his picks, or worse...golf.
“Nero is more concerned about his NCAA Bracket...”
For a split second, I read “Negro is more . . .” Am I guilty of Microaggresion? :)
Halfrican Idiot is a bit more polite. ;)
Don’t worry. Obama will stop him. Sanctions are already on the way.
Obama’s too busy to deal with such nonsense..he has NCAA brackets to worry about
They will have to do another Photo-op of Odumbo with his Mom Jeans on, standing in front of the window, with his sleeves rolled up and his hand on his hip reading the riot act to Putin!
Putin is going to reunite the entire former Soviet empire...and he’s going to do it within a few years. The people will “vote” for each annexation.
And don't forget the muslim option too. Saudi Arabia can do the same thing.
Is he more responsible than Biden? /S
He’s mourning Duke’s loss.
I think they refill Biden’s head with fluids on the weekend...
When John Kerry was an anti-war protester, he stood up in the Senate and vehemently denounced his fellow soldiers for invading Vietnam like Genghis Khan.
Now that he’s Secretary of State and finds himself facing an actual Genghis Kahn in the form of Vladimir Putin, who’s begun to rampage over Eastern Europe, all he can do is voice ‘’concern.’’
Yep heard the news, my friend already told me that she is in mourning
Duke is a football school now. Guess a bunch of people didn’t get the memo...
. . . but not concerned enough to the point of actually doing something about it.
Crimea was the Anschluss... The next incursion will be he need for Lebensraum.