Skip to comments.Should America Fight World War Three in Order to Defend Estonia?
Posted on 04/08/2014 8:57:52 AM PDT by ComtedeMaistre
Estonia is a little nation of 1.3 million people, which was made a member of NATO in 2004. Estonia was once a province of the Soviet Union. It has a Russian minority that is 25 percent of the population, and Russia has vowed to protect ethnic Russians if they are subjected to mass violence by the Estonian majority.
Did NATO make a wise decision to bring in itty-bitty baltic nations that were once part of the Soviet Union? I can understand the importance of preventing the Soviet Union from being brought back into existence. But the lives of American troops are valuable, and should only be used to defend high value allies of the United States.
Obama will use the U.S. military on U.S. citizens who oppose gun control before he will go to war over Estonia.
NATO's charter either means what it says or it doesn't. All for one and one for all.
That said, I didn't notice all the other NATO nations rushing to help the US in Afghanistan. Technically, that's where the 9/11 attack originated. Also, I still don't know which NATO nation was attacked to provoke the bombing of Serbia.
Where are the peace demands from the time of Bush?
or even the 60’s?
Where is the coverage on the MSM?
When did all accountability die?
But, but, we’ve always been at war with Oceania.
I warn against foreign entanglements, just like GW.
If the USA does not defend all NATO nations NATO is worthless.
The Russian Empire should ask itself if Estonia is worth turning all Russian cities into nuclear ash?
Had we a President who had our best interests in mind, a simple threat made to RasPutin in regard to vaporizing a large Russian city would probably be enough to thwart him.
Yup. If we abandon little Estonia just because Russia threatens us, then no problem abandoning bigger allies.
Before long, they’ll come after us here - because we showed them how weak we’ve become.
Didn’t learn anything from Manchuria, Ethiopia, the Sudetenland? War came to us anyway, didn’t it?
Last time I checked, we are still members of NATO, together with Estonia, and obligated to fight for each and every member if under attack.
Another thing, I wouldn’t count on any nukes reaching our soil - we are talking about rusted-through ancient technology, most of it falling on their heads immediately after launch :)
NATO apparently stands for America doing the heavy lifting that Europe won’t do.
You just implied that Putin started WW3.
“Obama will use the U.S. military on U.S. citizens who oppose gun control before he will go to war over Estonia.
We have a winner.
> Obama will use the U.S. military on U.S. citizens who oppose gun control before he will go to war over Estonia.
You got that right..
What a stupid push question this is. Defend it now or retake it later is the question. Russia will not stop until either it collapses or it is defeated. Ever read ANY history? Rhineland or Sudetenland ring any bells? How about “Peace in our time”? When we had them down we should have put the boot in instead of leaving them bases and strength to begin again. Germany and Japan are allies because we demonstrated strength. With Russia, Bush wimped out and here we are again. Get a clue.
Look. I'm COUNTING on a few dozen nukes falling in American cities.
It's the only way I get to use my prepping supplies.
Estonia is a NATO country. We have mutual defense treaty to defend ANY NATO country ... period !!!! It wouldn't stop with Estonia.
They should have thought about that before allowing Estonia as a member of NATO.
I don’t worry about nukes,it’s germ and chemical warfare that worries me.
Kill the people and retain the property and infrastructure.