LOUNGE all new asksnapzu ideasforsnapzu newtribes interesting pics videos funny technology science technews gaming health history worldnews business web research entertainment food living internet socialmedia mobile space sports photography nature animals movies culture travel television finance music celebrities gadgets environment usa crime politics law money justice psychology security cars wtf art google books lifetips bigbrother women apple kids recipes whoa military privacy education facebook medicine computing wildlife design war drugs middleeast diet toplists economy fail violence humor africa microsoft parenting dogs canada neuroscience architecture religion advertising infographics sex journalism disaster software aviation relationships energy booze life japan ukraine newmovies nsa cannabis name Name of the tribe humanrights nasa cute weather gifs discoveries cops futurism football earth dataviz pets guns entrepreneurship fitness android extremeweather fashion insects india northamerica
+26 26 0
Published 1 year ago with 6 Comments

Join the Discussion

  • Auto Tier
  • All
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Post Comment
  • leweb

    Ok, so let's say Russia stirs some unrest among their sympathizers in, say, Estonia, and uses it as an excuse to annex it as they did with Crimea. Are we gonna risk nuclear war because of a small country? I find this very unlikely. And even more so with the current administration. I'm sure Putin is just waiting for the right time to do this, and he usually has the patience to wait, and a good eye to know when is the right time.

    • kxh

      Russia once messed with a country close to the borders of the US and it didn't go well. The US didn't like it at all. Why do they think Russia would be happy when countries on its border are encouraged by the US do stuff Russia doesn't like?

    • AdelleChattre

      Since the first Cold War ended, when has Russia annexed a country? If your only example is Crimea, I don't think a U.S.-funded neo-fascist coup in which a rump legislature declared the elected Ukrainian government fugitives quite counts as 'an excuse.' Anyone whose eyes were open for what happened in Ukraine will not've been surprised Russia acted.

      Since you say you're sure the Russian president is just biding his time before snatching up Balkan countries, I assume you have examples in modern history in which Russia was the aggressor nation in takeover after takeover. You know, like the U.S.

      • leweb

        You know how much I sympathize with the American attitude of assuming that anyone who's not a vassal is an enemy. But Putin is not an idiot. NATO has become a heavy weight being held by a very thin cord. I don't even think it's about taking over other countries as much as it is getting rid of threats next to the border, as kxh mentioned.

        • AdelleChattre

          Guess which country's military budget is fourteen plus times the other's. Hint: it's the one waging eight wars right now.

          • leweb

            Hey, no argument there!

Here are some other snaps you may like...