Eeek, My First Take Is Appeasement

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    I may be overreacting, but do NOT trust the administration on this. Wish we had someone like Bolton at State:

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20070328/wl_afp/russiausdiplomacy_070328173632

    Will the US pull a Chamberlain and sell out the East to Putin's apparent Grand Scenario of reviving the USSR?
     
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    That's what you see Putin doing?

    I figure he just doesn't want our missiles over there. We didn't much like when theirs were en route to Cuba, did we?

    How quickly do you think we'd allow Putin to park missiles in Mexico?
     
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    We already have missiles in Europe, not in the East. Silly argument anyways, as we could 'hit' them, as they can us from home.

    Nope, it's about control.
     
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    Perhaps "control" is part of it. There's a huge difference between our having missiles in Europe by agreement with those countries and putting them in Russia's backyard. Again, if Putin were trying to put missiles into Mexico, Bush would rightfully be screaming bloody murder.

    Thinking they should welcome the missiles and that it's somehow appeasement is the silly argument if you wish to go there.
     
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    A shield is not offensive. If Russia could do the same in Cuba, as Mexico would not allow it, I don't think we'd go ballistic, do you?
     

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