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  • Obama: Russia must pull back troops from Ukraine border

    03/28/2014 11:17:00 AM PDT · by traumer · 51 replies
    US President Barack Obama has urged Russia to "move back its troops" on Ukraine's border and lower tensions. Russia is believed to have massed a force of several thousand troops close to Ukraine's eastern frontier. Mr Obama told CBS News it may "be an effort to intimidate Ukraine, or it may be that [Russia has] additional plans." Meanwhile, a Russian security official has said intelligence measures are being stepped up to counter Western threats to Moscow's influence. Russia annexed the Crimea peninsula from Ukraine after voters in the region backed the move in a 16 March referendum. But both actions...
  • Here's how to Deter Putin...DO IT NOW!

    03/01/2014 10:38:19 PM PST · by Jeff Head · 146 replies
    JEFFHEAD.COM ^ | March 1, 2014 | Jeff Head
    Here's how you stop and deter Putin. it is how George Bush got the job done in 2008 in Georgia. Bush started out by talking to him face to face in Beijing and letting him know, man to man, that it was not going to go as Putin imagined. Bush faces down Putin at Beijing Olympics over Georgia We had military advisors already on the ground there. Bush immediately expedited the return of 2,000 members of Georgia's 31st Light Infantry Battalion who had been fighting beside US Marines in Afghanistan. He then sent in more US personnel and material on...