– German Security Expert Warns “War Between Russia And The West Is A Real Possibility” (ZeroHedge, Aug 28, 2014):
“The de-escalation strategy with Moscow has failed,” warns Joachim Krause, Director of the Institute for Security Studies, concluding ominously that “A war between Russia and the West… is a real possibility.” As Handelsblatt reports, Krause states “we should not deny this reality any longer.”
From Handelsblatt (via Google Translate),
The Director of the Institute for Security Studies at the University of Kiel, Joachim Krause, holding a war between Russia and the West for possible, the West should now not clearly show the flag in view of the escalating situation in Ukraine. “A war between Russia and the West, I do not wind up currently, but if the West will not respond with the necessary determination and effectiveness, a war in a few years could be a real possibility,” Krause told Handelsblatt Online.
The fact that Russia’s invasion takes place in the Ukraine a week before the NATO summit, show that Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin challenged the West generally. “We should set out and deny this reality any longer.”
“What we are experiencing these days, is an armed aggression of Russia against Ukraine,” Krause said. He referred to the aggression defined by the United Nations of 1974 Then was also to be considered “sending by or on behalf of a State of armed bands, groups, irregulars or mercenaries” as interstate aggression, “if this is of such gravity as to in its consequences a regular invasion equals “.
Thus, the policy of the federal government had failed to hold a de-escalation strategy which Moscow to intervene militarily in the Ukraine.
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But, with with US equities a fraction away from all time highs, and just barely below 2000, shouldn’t there be no risk of any conflict according to the all-knowing market, which is never wrong?
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The real war is nearly four years old, it is economic, and the west has lost. There will be no war in the usual sense because the US can get no allies or a coalition base.
If the US hits Syria, Putin will carry out his promise and hit back. That is all there is to it.
Don’t buy the hype. The US superpower days are behind them. The only ones that don’t seem to realize it are the fools in power, and the idiots who sit on their fat asses and drink in US lies and propaganda on TV. Most of them are too old to matter, younger people, and those like me (with a mind) go online for their news, and know better than to listen to US lies.
When (not if) the EU dumps the dollar, it will collapse. The US has too many economic problems (thanks to US leaders feeding greedy gut war contractors at everyone else’s expense) to wage a world war. It also no longer has the respect or trust of other nations to win allies or a healthy coalition.
This is spin.