Skip to comments.Putin to meet China's Xi Jinping to divide the world and punish USA [Pravda]
Posted on 04/24/2017 1:56:44 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
Putin to meet China's Xi Jinping to divide the world and punish USA
20.04.2017 | Source: Pravda.Ru
Russian President Vladimir Putin confirmed that he would take part in international forum "One Belt - One Way" which is expected to take place in China on May 14-15 of this year.
At a meeting with chairman of the Committee of the National People's Congress of China, Zhang Dejiang in the Kremlin, Putin pointed out the importance of Russian-Chinese inter-parliamentary ties.
"You will be our guest of highest honor. The meeting of the leaders of Russia and China will be held within the framework of the forum. This is particularly important for strengthening friendship and cooperation between our countries," Zhang Dejiang told Putin.
During the G20 summit in September 2016, Russian and Chinese presidents Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping led the column of world leaders and went together to the conference room.
Noteworthy, Chinese Minister for Foreign Affairs, Wang Yi, speaking on Hong Kong's Fenghuang TV channel, said that China was ready, if necessary, to provide Russia with all possible assistance - from economic to military spheres.
At the same time, growing friendship between Russia and China raises serious concerns in the West. Western leaders believe that the alliance of Russia and China has the ultimate goal to undermine the positions of the United States as their prime competitor. Western publications pay attention to the fact that Russia and China often side with each other at the UN Security Council to veto Washington's initiatives.
Medias love starting.war because it increases circulation and viewership.
This could all get really ugly really quick.
I feel like Kim is rattling his saber and isn’t gonna do anything, but if he did it could all go off the rails real quick.
It does look impressive though. The poles are the last frontier and the technology developed for the severe conditions are similar to conditions that will be encountered in space.
That’s nice, until Trump tells them both, knock it off or I tax you exports into the USA out of the market and your economies implode.
North Korea experts Victor Cha and David Kang posted on the website of Foreign Policy magazine late last month that the North can fire 500,000 rounds of artillery on Seoul in the first hour of a conflict.
If accurate that means NK can fire almost 8,500 shells within a minute at Seoul. Even if all shells are conventional weapons that will kill thousands in Seoul, tens of thousands. 5 minutes in that number goes up to the hundred thousands. 15-30 minutes millions.
There are 24 million people in Seoul. If NK launched shells containing Sarin or some other chemical agent it could be worse.
Their artillery cannot be allowed to fire. The problem is time. If we launched an attack the norks would know we were coming immediately, they would fire. To take out all their artillery conventionally without them firing is impossible.
That’s the problem.
The NK are constantly in a state of war, comms being cut is probably a go ahead to fire.
We aren’t going to use any nukes or neutron bombs(which we aren’t supposed to have) in a pre-emptive strike. There’s just no way, that would be monumentally stupid and a great way to lose support world-wide.
Let’s discuss practical solutions.
The only way a pre-emptive strike will be worth it is somehow getting rid of all the artillery before any of it can fire.
I don’t think it’s possible to do a pre-emptive strike using conventional means on NK without Seoul getting battered.
I honestly think Kim is insane, he’ll feel like he has nothing to lose. Either we solve this diplomatically through China, or there will be war on the Korean peninsula and it won’t be like Iraq or Afghanistan.
In the long run war might be the way to go.
NK needs to be removed as a threat to peace.
I’m sure they will. But hundreds of thousands will likely die in a full on war.
That’s why it hasn’t happened.
We should have been luring Putin and Assad away from their support for Iran. Pushing them further into our opposition is a big mistake—however eager the admin may be to prove that they didn’t collude with Russia on the election.
Kim isn’t gonna do ####. He’s threatened the whole world the past 2 days.
Come on man.
And we are not going to get bogged down in SK.
bush and obama are out of office
I think Victor Cha and David Kang are exaggerating greatly.
Certainly NK artillery is a major concern, but those numbers are extreme, not plausible. That sort of thing has been repeated because NK boasts about turning Seoul into a “sea of fire” as they put it. However, the vast majority of NK artillery is NOT the largest kinds (170 mm and 240 mm) that can fire 25+ miles, and all of NK artillery cannot feasibly be sited in the very limited border area immediately opposite Seoul (they would have to denude all the rest of their army of any artillery, and then ALL of their concentrated artillery would be rapidly destroyed by US airpower).
So, yes, the threat of a NK artillery barrage is dangerous for SK civilians, but not at remotely the numbers claimed by those authors. There are more reasonable estimates that the initial SK civilian casualties would be in the low thousands to possibly some tens of thousands. Horrible in any case, but probably nothing like the apocalyptic scenario those authors put forth.
Yes. Reportedly Trump still firmly against that. But I think there will be fallout from the Russia bashing. And the anti-Syria position is really a holdover from Obama’s toppling of any moderate Islamic regimes in the region.
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