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US intel: More indications than ever Russia could invade Ukraine
Fox News ^ | 3/27/14 | Fox News' Justin Fishel, James Rosen, Chad Pergram and Nick Kalman and The Associated Press contribu

Posted on 03/27/2014 12:52:28 PM PDT by Kartographer

New U.S. intelligence assessments say there are more indications than ever that Russia could invade eastern Ukraine, as congressional lawmakers reacted with alarm to Vladimir Putin's rapidly expanding military buildup along the border.

"The thinking in the U.S. government is that the likelihood of a major Russian incursion into Ukraine has increased," a senior U.S. official told Fox News.

The new thinking is based mostly off analysis of public information, such as heightened rhetoric from Putin and his claims that Russian-speaking people in Ukraine face "brutality." He is building a public case for more military action, according to senior U.S. officials.

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1 posted on 03/27/2014 12:52:28 PM PDT by Kartographer
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It’s Putin’s neighborhood and he is Neighborhood Watch . Not us


2 posted on 03/27/2014 12:54:46 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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Who’s going to stop Pooty-Poot&Co when they invade and take over the Arctic?


3 posted on 03/27/2014 12:55:56 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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Ya think it is time for Congress to declare war and start the draft? If not, what is the ‘red’ line the GOP should set?


4 posted on 03/27/2014 12:56:49 PM PDT by ex-snook (God forgives and forgets.)
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Not to worry. It is just a sign of weakness if they invade.


5 posted on 03/27/2014 12:56:56 PM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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