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2013-06-01 Science & Technology
Cold War Firewalls against Nuclear War are breaking down
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Posted by Frozen Al 2013-06-01 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [547 views ]  Top

#1 Should the US be ready for "LIMITED" NUCWAR???

IMO "India-vs-China" Scenario(s) = likely "FULL" as I don't believe India, or China BFF anti-India Pakistan, has the patience of Japan.

Again, agz the US = US-Allies in NE Asia [NEA] + East Asia in general, CHINA desires ...
> To have Japan + ROK + ASEAN abandon the US Nuke Umbrella + come over to its side.
> To keep Mama Russia out of any mil conflict, i.e. NEUTRAL AMAP ALAP.

* FYI WORLD MILITARY FORUM > CHINESE THINK-TANKS: RUSSIA MAY DEPLOY TROOPS AGZ JAPAN IN SUPPORT OF PRC-TAIWAN ALLIANCE IFF THE US MIL INTERVENES IN BEIJING-TOKYO DISPUTE.

Moving on, I still say the MSM-Net is helping the Bammer Admin set the stage for NOT MIL INTERVENING ON BEHALF OF US OVERSEAS ALLIES, as due to the ever-expanding US Debt burden e.g. "Sequestration/
Sequester.

As things stand, despite the death + overthrow of Uncle Muammar + Mubarak in Libya + Egypt, + the death of Osama at Abbottobad, the Bammer's foreign polices as per the GWOT remains mostly a FAILURE, WID THE US OSTENSIB AT HIGHER RISK OF DOMESTIC JIHADI ATTACK THAN EVER BEFORE.

E.G. TOPIX > IS WORLD WAR THREE NEXT? THE SYRIAN CONFLICT THREATENS TO DRAG IN AMERICA, RUSSIA, + EUROPE INTO A WILD INFERNO ENGULFING THE ENTIRE MIDDLE EAST.

* SAME > [Daily Star.LB] LIBYA BECOMING A "NEW MALI" AS ISLAMISTS SHIFT IN SAHARA.

RELATED SAME = PARIS FEARS EXTREMISTS REGROUPING IN SOUTH LIBYA.

Generally "weak" Central Africa deemed highly vulnerable to the Hard/Bad Boyz jihadi threat, wid Paris likely to be militarily involved in same for many years to come yet.

* SAME > TERRORISTS OUT-ADAPT THE WEST.

* SAME > "NOWHERE [in Region] IS SAFE FOR HEZBOLLAH", WARNS SYRIAN REBEL CHIEF.

Syrian Rebel Group threatens to attack Lebanon iff Hezbollah refuses to withdraw + stop supporting Assad in Syria.

* SAME > [Independent.UK] "IFF IRAQ GOES ON LIKE THIS, WE WILL HAVE CIVIL WAR + PARTITION", SAYS SENIOR POLITICIAN | ADVISOR TO IRAQI GOVERNMENT WARNS THAT COUNTRY IS HEADING TO PARTITION AFTER DEADLY MONTH.

* INDIAN DEFENCE FORUM > TEHREEK-E-TALIBAN [Pak TTP] WITHDRAWS [peace] DIALOGUE OFFER WID NEW GOVERNMENT.

* MEMRI.ORG > TALIBAN MAGAZINE "AZAN" CALLS FOR JIAHD TO TAKE BACK ANDALUS [Muslim Spain], as
well as AL-AQSA MOSQUE.

* SAME > OP-ED IN LONDON MUSLIM DAILY "AL-SHARQ AL-AWSAI ATTACKS OBAMA: "THE WEAKEST PRESIDENT IN US HISTORY".
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-06-01 01:19||   2013-06-01 01:19|| Front Page Top

#2 “The problem is most of the warheads we’ve retained… are huge weapons,”

I love the smell of isotopes in the morning....

Posted by Uncle Phester 2013-06-01 10:04||   2013-06-01 10:04|| Front Page Top

#3 ...that's the smell of green chili in the morning. Red after noon.
Posted by Procopius2k 2013-06-01 10:53||   2013-06-01 10:53|| Front Page Top

#4 Let me translate for you rubes.

There's no way the US can win a nuclear exchange because our bombs are way to big to play and it wouldn't be fair.


Posted by Shipman 2013-06-01 11:18||   2013-06-01 11:18|| Front Page Top

#5 No nuke too big, no target too small.
Posted by Silentbrick - Schlumberger Squishy Mud Division 2013-06-01 14:04||   2013-06-01 14:04|| Front Page Top

#6 Sounds like they (our planners) are busy working on winning the last war, as usual. The great skew in the logic here is that the most dangerous opponent is not the one with the most capable military, but the one with the least to loose. (As in why not go for it.)
Posted by ed in texas 2013-06-01 16:40||   2013-06-01 16:40|| Front Page Top

#7 Right now, we still have the most to loose. O is working on that though.
Posted by KBK 2013-06-01 19:54||   2013-06-01 19:54|| Front Page Top

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