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Re: on grokiing intention
On Sun, Jul 17, 2016 at 06:04:56PM -0300, juan wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Jul 2016 02:02:20 +1000
> Zenaan Harkness <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Perhaps we can agree on the following:
> > 1. I have posted a lot of pro-Russia articles.
> > 2. Before today I had not clarified in simple terms my belief that
> > Russia is the only reason BRICS could be created, and the only reason
> > other nations have the guts to stand together against the attacks from
> > the USA.
> We can argue/agree that having an alliance against the US is a
> good thing, in the short term at least. However...
> > Putin rescuing Russia from destruction as a nation, is a good thing?
> ...however, to go from the general idea of russia and china
> counterbalancing the anglo-american nazis to saying that putin
> is a great guy is...totally unwarrented.
> As a matter of fact, I can argue that putin is a lot more
> friendly to his alleged 'western' enemies that he pretends to
And I'd agree with you.
Putin sure wanted and tried hard over many years to create an alliance
with the west, and genuine state-level economically mutually beneficial
"partnership", with perks of "fighting the same 'bad' guys together".
Over and over he kept/ keeps getting snubbed - so yes, the lack of any
rapproachment between Russia and USA is certainly not for want of Russia
Perhaps this failure of USA to get in bed with Russia is a better long
term outcome; I suspect so.