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Nelek1-Apr-20 23:18
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W Balboos, GHB2-Apr-20 6:16
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Basically, although not all wrong, your viewpoint is heavily tainted with that Euro point of view.

Everyone there (and Canada, too?) is always bitching about the US getting involved in everything - but, with the current administration not getting involved I see the EU and it's cronies waiting to see what the US will do.

Maybe if they used their own soldiers and treasure (to pay for these) then they would be seeing the world a bit differently: more cautious about who they support and more willing to act preemptively, instead of pulling yet-another continental Neville Chamberlain. Almost a contradiction. Putin knew full well the EU, etc., wouldn't do anything on their own.

Armies are expensive, and most of the time, IF YOU ARE LUCKY, just sitting on their hands instead of blowing people and things to smaller pieces. Try not having them - and see the Crimea experiment reach all the way to annexing Brussels.

It would be nice if you'd all develop some balls and send navy's to the South China sea. Or - maybe their confiscating both the minerals and the trade routes is just OK with you?

So - in most other countries - saying that they don't pretend to be neutral? Yet they all claim to be telling the truth - implicitly claiming to be neutral, are they not? Maybe your thought that non-US people are somehow more clever in understanding this? That, in and of itself a bias you/they have absorbed and, making you feel good about yourself/themselves, embraced.

I see the rabble protesting (in Euro-Media - the US media ignores way too much) based upon ignorance of the facts - just like everyone else.

The problem with this response is that it really requires some real political opinion and naming names - and that's what the Soapbox was for.

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