While the Ukrainian crisis spins out of control, seemingly, political douche bags are coming out of the woodwork to criticize……and when the mental midgets (yes, I am speaking to McCain) offer their lame ass solutions it involves more spending on the military-industrial complex, whence forth known as the MIC, this in the time that Ryan and his meat axe are calling for cuts and such to almost every social program……and there is the meat of the subject……some will make more out of this crisis just to try and get their mind numbing programs through a worthless and asleep Congress…….
Sorry, I digress…….
So far I have seen little that will prod Putin into submission, for lack of a better term…….here are some of the ideas…….
With Russia taking control of Crimea, experts agree on the gravity of the situation: In the New York Times, Charles King calls it “the gravest crisis in Europe since the end of the Cold War.” How should Washington proceed? Pundits weigh in:
- At CNN, Fareed Zakaria calls for a “clear and forceful” response. President Obama is right to bail on the G8 summit in Sochi, and the US and EU should push for sanctions “targeted specifically at individuals who could be held responsible for these acts of aggression.”
- At Power Line, Paul Mirengoff echoes the call for sanctions—and strong ones. The goal: “to reset our relations with Russia so that they align with reality,” he writes. Vladimir Putin “is the successor of those we opposed, and ultimately defeated, in the Cold War. Our policy towards his Russia should be set accordingly.”
- King underlines the importance of avoiding violence. The first step is for the US, EU, and Russia to agree that that’s the priority. “Even in the midst of a standoff, Russia and the West have a clear common interest: forestalling a civil war in the heart of Europe,” he writes.
- In the Washington Post, David Ignatius recalls the wisdom of not interrupting an enemy who’s making a mistake—which is just what the Russian president is doing, Ignatius writes. “What Putin misunderstands most is that the center of gravity for the former Soviet Union has shifted west,” he notes; Poland and the Czech Republic, for instance, are among former satellites now prospering in the EU. “It is only by moving west, toward Europe, that Russia itself can reverse its demographic and political trap.”
Those were from the Sunday talk shows……..many many opinions and as usual a shortness of solutions……they are all just talking points……the situation needs experts to step up and not worry about the politics of the situation…..once again….may I suggest that an expert in international conflicts be consulted…..my choice is a genius in the area…..Prof. Bruce Bueno de Mesquita…after all he is a consultant and a proven expert…..why deal with low level bureaucrats? Those low level officials have given this country many failures in the past…..why go to that losing well again?
Let me help those with a minimum of intelligence (mostly politicians…all politicians)…the name of the expert is……Prof. Bruce Bueno de Mesquita….or email me and I will explain further!