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Post time 2014-3-17 23:01:34 |Display all floors
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Post time 2014-3-17 23:25:53 |Display all floors
Obama (and the rest of the West) did make an error in Ukraine. Nevertheless, in the longer-run Russia will join the West. Ukraine was a stupid side-show.
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Post time 2014-3-18 00:50:09 |Display all floors
This post was edited by KIyer at 2014-3-18 02:50

a referendum with EU observers is a lot more legal, moral and ethical than shooting people in a crowd or threatening an elected government and president and forcing them out of office. Seems like the Russian support real democracy while the EU and USA do not! They just make declarations and if someone does not agree threaten them with consequences... It is good that all are not intimidated or frightened into compliance. The world needs such.
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Post time 2014-3-18 01:19:49 |Display all floors
vincent01 Post time: 2014-3-17 22:23
He will be the loser. By the looks of the Crimean people in various photos I've seen, they look ov ...

US, Russia, Germany, UK ................they are all playing a game of chicken

so, I would not put all the blame on US or Obama.


As the OP #1 says ..............it is .......The Tragedy of Great Power Politics.”



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Post time 2014-3-18 01:23:41 |Display all floors
I have already decided not to sell my shares ......................unless there is further confirmation of more weakness from China.


So, the only thing left to do is to hope both Putin and the West keep their eyes on the big picture.



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