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U.S. general to aggressors: Allies are battle-ready in Asia

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By JIM GOMEZ

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I do not know why all these big mouth military official,think they have the power too even talk about military policy,when civilian make the decision

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Yes NATO is so ready for war in Asia they're sending most of their ammunition to Europe to try and make Obama's Folly a success.

So far, that ammunition has successfully slowed the rate of failure a bit, so you can see how effective what is left in Asia is going to be

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American forces and their allies in Asia are ready for battle after years of joint combat exercises, a United States general said, adding that Russia’s setbacks in Ukraine should serve as a warning to potential Asian aggressors like China and North Korea.

Russia's setbacks? What setbacks? They are advancing slowly but surely, while minimizing casualties.

And speaking of aggressors, when will something be done about the aggression Germany (and the EU) was subjected to when the pipelines were blown up. That was a act of war, and we all know who done it...

-4 ( +2 / -6 )

Russia's setbacks? What setbacks? They are advancing slowly but surely, while minimizing casualties.

Russians 'minimizing casualties': https://twitter.com/PaulJawin/status/1623761967725813760

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Ready for battle? Good joke, Mr. general. That would also need all involved countries’ civilians and economies prepared somehow in reality and also mentally or by propaganda etc. And that’s something surely not the case still, not even in that infamous active war outside of Asia, in Ukraine. They comb everything there for a few howitzers, tanks etc and the needed ammunition or distribution logistics, but nothing at all in stock or to find anywhere else, maybe some exotic amounts like in Brazil, Norway or Switzerland etc., if those ever can or are willing to produce and deliver. The same for the other side, neither Russia or China are truly battle ready, maybe NK is partly, they often open the showcase and the propaganda is at 85% or so, but that’s also difficult to verify from outside.

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We’re ready.

Damn straight!

Walk softly, but carry a big ass stick.

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Russia's setbacks? What setbacks?

Erm, thousands of dead Russians for a start. Or isn't that enough dead people for you?

That was a act of war, and we all know who done it...

My cat has forgotten more than you know.

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The despots will not suceed in overturning by force the rules based order that was established at the end of WWII. The world wants to live in peace with trade and diplomacy. Territorial expansion through militarization and coercion is out of place in the 21st century.

-4 ( +1 / -5 )

The difference is easy to see between the confidence on this General’s face and the tight-lipped nervous look of the Chinese PLA guy getting called out on his ballon.

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Peace keeping stablizing force? Yea not so much, bringing the spectre of war more like in addition to massively polluting the region already confirmed that Tokyos water is taimted.

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Coming from a family that was subjected to communism where people are afraid to say what they think, wrong or right, afraid to act independently, afraid to start a business, had their house, farm, business taken, I vote for zero communism or other ultimately autocratic regime.

That includes the surveillance state that the US government has set up with Google, Microsoft Apple etc. This is how people are manipulated in dictatorships (China, Russia, Iran etc). You are afraid to say or do anything they object to because if they find out your family and friends are persecuted.

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That includes the surveillance state that the US government has set up with Google, Microsoft Apple etc. This is how people are manipulated in dictatorships (China, Russia, Iran etc).

No it's not. These are private companies, that are not beholden to the government. My own country is more like China, where they require government workers to be stationed within companies for oversight. That is not happening in America.

I have major problems with how Google and Microsoft share your data (Apple doesn't by the way), and I have major problems with the American government. But you're trying to create a false equivalency.

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And speaking of aggressors, when will something be done about the aggression Germany (and the EU) was subjected to when the pipelines were blown up. That was a act of war, and we all know who done it...

Yes, but that was the US so its all with the jingoists.

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That he refers to people fighting for democracy, independence, human rights, and to uphold UNSC resolutions as "Aggressors" should make anyone sensible question how truthful EVERYTHING he has ever said is, and regard this specific statement to have no connection with reality, even before trying to square his claims with the reality that Ukraine and Afghanistan and Syria and Yemen and the failure of the attempts at a coup in Venezuela to gain a toe hold reveals.

The US, like an aged and punch drunk former heavyweight champ may be ready to get into a fight, but they're not exactly ready to do more than embarrass themselves (again) in it.

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