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U.S. Air Force Sends B-2 Stealth Bombers To Europe For First Time Amid Ukraine Crisis
International Business Times ^ | June 10, 2014 | By Alberto Riva

Posted on 06/10/2014 9:43:47 AM PDT by Fennie

The U.S. Air Force has sent its most advanced bomber to Europe for the first time, amid the still-festering Ukraine crisis.

Two B-2 Spirit stealth bombers, the most sophisticated warplanes ever employed in combat by the U.S., will be based for a "short-term deployment" at Fairford, a Royal Air Force base in England 90 miles (150 km) west of London -- just three hours flight away from the Russian border.

(Excerpt) Read more at ibtimes.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Russia
KEYWORDS: aerospace; military; obama; russia; stealthbombers; ukraine; ukrainecrisis

1 posted on 06/10/2014 9:43:47 AM PDT by Fennie
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To: Fennie

1. wag the dog.

2. when will the EXEMPT traitors
in DC protect ... America?


2 posted on 06/10/2014 9:45:09 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: Fennie

Just when things were calming down between us and Russia.


3 posted on 06/10/2014 9:45:37 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Fennie

“The Clinton-Lewinski Ploy”
When in serious trouble, reach out and bomb someone.


4 posted on 06/10/2014 9:46:27 AM PDT by Zathras
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To: Diogenesis

Obama needs a war to provide a major, long-term distraction for the next 2.5 years or so.


5 posted on 06/10/2014 9:46:27 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: F15Eagle

Problem is, a real modern war won’t last 2.5 years or so. We’re talking weeks at best if Russia is involved.


6 posted on 06/10/2014 9:56:20 AM PDT by Roman_War_Criminal (Bible Summary in a few verses: John 14:6, John 6:29, Romans 10:9-10)
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To: Roman_War_Criminal

I have faith (well maybe not “faith”) in Obama to come up with whatever he needs at the right moment.

For as long as necessary. Since 1/2 of this nation was stupid enough to put him in power, twice.


7 posted on 06/10/2014 9:58:10 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Fennie

Not very stealthy if you release it to the news.


8 posted on 06/10/2014 10:01:49 AM PDT by dblshot (I am John Galt.)
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To: F15Eagle

This deployment is just for show. Putin knows that. Obama is weak and will back down. He will then blame Chuck Hagel, again.


9 posted on 06/10/2014 10:03:10 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Fennie

So is that jug ear fool getting us into another undeclared war?
Oh, and Obama has managed to get another 5 Special ops guys killed in Afghanistan.

He has about wiped them out. Friendly fire? Sure.


10 posted on 06/10/2014 10:03:51 AM PDT by dforest
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To: Starboard

I trust nothing from the Kenyan. At all.

Not saying you do.


11 posted on 06/10/2014 10:04:38 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Fennie

Yea!Sure it’s closer to Russia for our B-2 but it also puts those Billion dollar B-2’s that much closer to Russia.Should the Russian’s decide to make a preemptive attack.

There is No damned reason to place those Aircraft in England.We can’t afford the loss.


12 posted on 06/10/2014 10:15:35 AM PDT by puppypusher ( The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: Fennie

We do not need to be over there. It’s none of our business.


13 posted on 06/10/2014 11:13:45 AM PDT by bgill
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To: Roman_War_Criminal

“Problem is, a real modern war won’t last 2.5 years or so. We’re talking weeks at best ...”

I don’t think those kind of mushrooms take weeks to grow. :(


14 posted on 06/10/2014 12:08:12 PM PDT by PastorBooks
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To: PastorBooks

No and they don’t even need rain to grow either unfortunately.


15 posted on 06/10/2014 12:48:12 PM PDT by Roman_War_Criminal (Bible Summary in a few verses: John 14:6, John 6:29, Romans 10:9-10)
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To: Roman_War_Criminal

In America you cook mushrooms. From Soviet Russia mushrooms cook you.

I wish I was joking. I see how the nations are starting to act. I wonder if in a few years they are actually going to do it.

I’m living in a city now. I found myself wondering how much in “the radius” I am.

:(


16 posted on 06/10/2014 5:01:54 PM PDT by PastorBooks
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To: PastorBooks

Things could get “Prophetic” pretty soon IMO. Just depends on God’s staying hand. I don’t think it’ll matter where you live if one does go off. It’s game-over if one ever does though.


17 posted on 06/11/2014 6:09:35 AM PDT by Roman_War_Criminal (Bible Summary in a few verses: John 14:6, John 6:29, Romans 10:9-10)
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To: Roman_War_Criminal

“I don’t think it’ll matter where you live if one does go off. It’s game-over if one ever does though.”

The vast majority of people would survive a war like that, even if they are in a city that is hit. There are old people in Japan who were children living on the outskirts of Hiroshima. It blows me away that those two cities have been rebuilt and are populated. And we used to use Nevada for testing... that was beyond stupid!

But the thing is that the Japanese society did not fall apart immediately afterward. The panic after, even if it was only one city, would be tremendous. And no one trusts their fellow man or those in authority anymore. It would be bad.


18 posted on 06/11/2014 9:19:56 AM PDT by PastorBooks
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To: PastorBooks

I agree that people will survive the fallout, problem is that we are not the same agrarian self-sustaining society that we used to be. It will be hell on earth for almost everybody if something like that were to happen. Trucks wouldn’t run anymore, gas runs out, commerce literally shuts down completely. People starve, dehydrate, get murdered etc....

As you say—no one trusts their fellow man anymore (especially those in authority), so it begins...

I pray to God Almighty that if such a catastrophe happens, either I’m spared any inconveniences (yeah right) or I perish immediately.


19 posted on 06/11/2014 9:38:03 AM PDT by Roman_War_Criminal (Bible Summary in a few verses: John 14:6, John 6:29, Romans 10:9-10)
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