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Why Russians put up with Putin - 2022-07-01 15 0 0 0 0 0 1542725985593765889 1542725985593765889
Worried about climate change? What about nuclear war? 2022-06-03 6 0 0 0 0 0 1532572656884559872 1532572656884559872
Time for a European Army? It'll get a big boost if 2022-05-23 55 0 0 0 0 0 1528615934117654528 1528615934117654528
War in the Ukraine raises temperatures worldwide - that's 2022-05-20 44 0 0 0 0 0 1527504546838110214 1527504546838110214
American leadership is at a zenith abroad and a nadir 2022-05-20 18 0 0 0 0 0 1527445842012999680 1527445842012999680
Hard times again in North Korea 2022-05-18 17 1 0 0 0 0 1526803495197605888 1526803495197605888
Can Armenia come to terms with its neighbors? 2022-05-12 24 0 0 0 0 0 1524544576953872384 1524544576953872384
North Korea has learned from Ukraine and is seizing the 2022-05-09 44 0 0 0 0 0 1523513658369712132 1523513658369712132
How the European Union works - or doesn't work. 2022-05-03 26 0 0 0 0 0 1521358907741904897 1521358907741904897
Who says the Sixties are over? It's back to east, west, 2022-04-29 42 0 0 0 0 0 1520039574394744832 1520039574394744832
Alaska, Delaware, Nevada, South Dakota - and New York City 2022-04-22 526 0 0 0 0 0 1517307651977211904 1517307651977211904
The argument for holding our noses and allying with Saudi 2022-04-22 549 2 1 0 0 0 1517306045109989376 1517306045109989376
Moldova fears it's next. It's not in NATO or EU. 2022-04-22 523 1 0 1 0 0 1517304899251228672 1517304899251228672
Das Fürstentum Liechtenstein leads the way! 2022-04-22 528 0 0 0 0 0 1517300476852588544 1517300476852588544
The face of Trumpism in France. 2022-04-21 494 0 0 0 0 0 1517195012634644481 1517195012634644481
Like the League of Nations before it, the UN is powerless 2022-04-16 37 0 0 0 0 0 1515159712261574660 1515159712261574660
Populist kleptocrats stick together. 2022-04-14 52 0 0 0 0 0 1514451713096265733 1514451713096265733
Serbian fascists have always admired Russian nationalists. 2022-04-10 53 0 0 0 0 0 1513246386053033987 1513246386053033987
Then it was Stalin's job to defend eastern Europe from 2022-04-10 36 0 0 0 0 0 1513045188041588737 1513045188041588737
Give Putin credit for expanding NATO, by proving that what 2022-04-09 106 1 0 0 1 0 1512635341345157124 1512635341345157124
Bad times ahead for future generations. 2022-04-06 14 0 0 0 0 0 1511568849442729992 1511568849442729992
Now nobody can claim any doubt where Orban's and Hungary's 2022-04-04 65 0 0 0 0 0 1510781336495157253 1510781336495157253
Hopefully a teaching moment for regimes in Poland and 2022-03-25 121 4 1 1 1 1 1507343087932112901 1507343087932112901
Time for a European Army to defend European Peace? 2022-03-23 20 0 0 0 0 0 1506762042044141568 1506762042044141568
Too bad about the Ukrainians - but look at the deal Indians 2022-03-22 62 1 0 1 0 0 1506089561595686919 1506089561595686919
The lesson is not lost - Russia kept nuclear weapons and 2022-03-18 61 0 0 0 0 0 1504641905996431361 1504641905996431361
Moldova doesn't know what to do. Too many ethnic 2022-03-14 66 0 0 0 0 0 1503170284320280584 1503170284320280584
How WWIII didn't start - this time. 2022-03-13 68 1 0 1 0 0 1503157595325886464 1503157595325886464
Thousand of Russians stranded in Thailand as local tourist 2022-03-13 72 2 0 2 0 0 1503155439256580096 1503155439256580096
Making the most of the Ukraine distraction! 2022-03-10 90 0 0 0 0 0 1502059078310408221 1502059078310408221
Who's rallying the NATO troops for whatever comes next? 2022-03-09 25 1 0 1 0 0 1501580263989874690 1501580263989874690
Limited sovereignty - the essence of imperialism. 2022-03-09 31 0 0 0 0 0 1501573478884929536 1501573478884929536
Expanding the EU takes years. Expanding NATO is faster, 2022-03-09 35 0 0 0 0 0 1501567831783075843 1501567831783075843
Moldova fearfully looks toward the west while Transnistria 2022-03-07 39 0 0 0 0 0 1500851528545943557 1500851528545943557
How the oligarchs hope to buy influence in the west. 2022-03-07 20 0 0 0 0 0 1500848879054426116 1500848879054426116
An uneasy ménage à trois - Russia, China, India. 2022-03-07 117 6 0 5 0 0 1500847898086428672 1500847898086428672
New leadership for a new era - Germany resumes its rightful 2022-03-06 36 0 0 0 0 0 1500525828194455554 1500525828194455554
Bosnians are living Ukraine's future - if it's not the 2022-03-06 45 1 0 0 1 0 1500487552708448256 1500487552708448256
Putin gives Serbia another chance at Kosovo. 2022-03-06 65 1 0 1 0 0 1500362235419381761 1500362235419381761
America can't retire from being a superpower. 2022-02-20 33 2 0 1 1 0 1495408252535787520 1495408252535787520
Blinken emphasizes strategic importance of Pacific islands 2022-02-17 96 3 0 3 0 0 1494185323026259972 1494185323026259972
Strong leader Putin is the role model for Trump. 2022-02-11 57 0 0 0 0 0 1492130014837428229 1492130014837428229
How do you talk to an autocrat? Flattery works with 2022-02-10 23 0 0 0 0 0 1491574333315043331 1491574333315043331
Putin's plan might be to threaten war until he wears 2022-02-09 62 0 0 0 0 0 1491292826411614208 1491292826411614208
Cyberattacks are good for financing nuclear missile 2022-02-07 16 0 0 0 0 0 1490476213315387392 1490476213315387392
Putin and Xi see eye-to-eye. Will they coordinate 2022-02-04 259 2 0 2 0 0 1489605371966615552 1489605371966615552
Why Europe depends on US. 2022-02-03 34 0 0 0 0 0 1489308219990163457 1489308219990163457
It's easy to criticize while you are out of power. 2022-02-01 51 0 0 0 0 0 1488304867915431936 1488304867915431936
The Wild West lives on in Brazil, led by the Trumpist 2022-01-20 28 0 0 0 0 0 1484027710632464388 1484027710632464388
Credit Putin for reviving NATO's sense of purpose. 2022-01-16 38 1 0 1 0 0 1482750656024776704 1482750656024776704
Kim joins Putin in hoping to exploit Biden's moment of 2022-01-15 25 0 0 0 0 0 1482192419684634624 1482192419684634624
Putin sees a great opportunity to re-establish the Soviet 2022-01-14 31 0 0 0 0 0 1482003916795432961 1482003916795432961
How does Trumpism work in Poland? 2022-01-14 33 0 0 0 0 0 1482000094383591424 1482000094383591424
Your friends are where you find them, but - 2022-01-10 15 0 0 0 0 0 1480398527096229889 1480398527096229889
Putin thinks of himself as the preserver of the Russian 2022-01-10 24 1 0 1 0 0 1480348706465464324 1480348706465464324
Trouble in Kazakhstan 2022-01-06 155 0 0 0 0 0 1479088433016414208 1479088433016414208
A role model for Trumpism? 2022-01-06 19 0 0 0 0 0 1478948997247102977 1478948997247102977
Back to the bad old days. 2022-01-03 74 0 0 0 0 0 1477995485713428481 1477995485713428481

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UPDATED Thu 04 Aug 2022 05:34:36 AM PDT

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Why Russians put up with Putin -

https://theamericanscholar.org/putins-potemkin-paradise/

Political repression is constant in Russian history.
But relative prosperity is new.    So they vote their
pocketbooks.

Likewise Chinese and Xi -

https://theamericanscholar.org/the-china-model/

More at

https://www.facebook.com/politicalscrapbooknet/posts/1698701083807737

#PS1foreign

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impress 15
time 2022-07-01 04:25 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1542725985593765889

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Worried about climate change?     What about nuclear war?
Putin has unleashed a global race to arm for deterrence
protection.     Like other arms races, it's likely to end
in a bad miscalculation.

https://turonzamin.com/putins-threats-highlight-the-dangers-of-a-new-riskier-nuclear-era-the-new-york-times

#PS1foreign

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impress 6
time 2022-06-03 03:59 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1532572656884559872

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Time for a European Army?     It'll get a big boost if
Trump is re-elected.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2022/05/18/european-union-army-ukraine/

#PS1foreign

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impress 55
time 2022-05-23 05:56 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1528615934117654528

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War in the Ukraine raises temperatures worldwide - that's
why Biden is visiting the far east.

https://www.cnn.com/2022/05/19/asia/biden-asia-trip-military-analysis-intl-hnk-ml/index.html

#PS1foreign

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impress 44
time 2022-05-20 04:20 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1527504546838110214

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American leadership is at a zenith abroad and a nadir
at home.

https://www.cnn.com/2022/05/19/opinions/us-leadership-thriving-abroad-different-story-at-home-ghitis/index.html

#PS1foreign

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impress 18
time 2022-05-20 00:27 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1527445842012999680

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Hard times again in North Korea

https://apnews.com/article/covid-health-government-and-politics-seoul-south-korea-1b9087337475c3a9b5eb83df05e2a966

https://apnews.com/article/covid-health-government-and-politics-south-korea-north-07e3aa5c1b6bce2323c8621c05a61ea4

#PS1foreign

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engage 1
engage-rate 6%
impress 17
replies 1
time 2022-05-18 05:54 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1526803495197605888

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Can Armenia come to terms with its neighbors?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/05/10/armenia-pashinyan-azerbaijan-turkey-diplomacy/

Can it be a model for Ukraine?

#PS1foreign

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impress 24
time 2022-05-12 00:18 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1524544576953872384

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North Korea has learned from Ukraine and is seizing the
moment.     It may even invade South Korea once it has
credible nuclear deterrent against US and Japan.

https://www.cnn.com/2022/05/08/asia/north-korea-nuclear-ukraine-war-lessons-intl-hnk/index.html

#PS1foreign

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impress 44
time 2022-05-09 04:02 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1523513658369712132

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How the European Union works - or doesn't work.

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/02/opinion/european-union-macron-ukraine.html

It's not the United States of Europe - yet.    But give
Putin more time!

#PS1foreign

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impress 26
time 2022-05-03 05:20 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1521358907741904897

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Who says the Sixties are over?     It's back to east, west,
and non-aligned, but with more nuclear-armed countries.

https://news.yahoo.com/us-them-cold-war-neither-115041636.html

#PS1foreign

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impress 42
time 2022-04-29 13:57 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1520039574394744832

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Alaska, Delaware, Nevada, South Dakota - and New York City
- all play major roles in hiding assets of criminals and
foreign oligarchs, as became clear with Ukraine sanctions.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2022/04/21/financial-secrecy-laws-russian-assets/

Federal legislation is needed to end asset hiding for good.

#PS1foreign

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impress 526
time 2022-04-22 01:01 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1517307651977211904

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The argument for holding our noses and allying with Saudi
Arabia and UAE - instead of Russia, Venezuela, and Iran.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/04/21/russia-ukraine-oil-production-saudi-arabia-uae-gulf-states-security/

Meanwhile, we try to wean Europe from burning hydrocarbons
as quickly as possible.

#PS1foreign

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engage 2
engage-rate 0%
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impress 549
time 2022-04-22 00:55 +0000
userclicks 1
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1517306045109989376

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Moldova fears it's next.    It's not in NATO or EU.
It has plenty of internal problems that Russia exploits
and exacerbates.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/04/21/russia-putin-united-states-must-keep-eye-on-moldova/

#PS1foreign

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engage 1
engage-rate 0%
impress 523
time 2022-04-22 00:50 +0000
urlclicks 1
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1517304899251228672

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Das Fürstentum Liechtenstein leads the way!

https://apnews.com/article/russia-ukraine-united-nations-general-assembly-business-europe-states-3e1560d3b38bc0110d65fe388a6ea4ad

It should take two votes to veto in the Security Council
anyway.

#PS1foreign

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impress 528
time 2022-04-22 00:33 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1517300476852588544

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The face of Trumpism in France.

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/20/opinion/le-pen-france-election.html

#PS1foreign

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impress 494
time 2022-04-21 17:34 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1517195012634644481

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Like the League of Nations before it, the UN is powerless
to address conflicts between permanent members of its
Security Council.

https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/15/politics/united-nations-ukraine-russia/index.html

That doesn't mean the UN is useless.     It does mean that
NATO is not obsolete.

#PS1foreign

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impress 37
time 2022-04-16 02:46 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1515159712261574660

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Populist kleptocrats stick together.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/04/13/nicaragua-russia-bffs-in-latin-america/

#PS1foreign

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impress 52
time 2022-04-14 03:53 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1514451713096265733

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Serbian fascists have always admired Russian nationalists.
Maybe they'll start a nationalist war too.   They've got
plenty of veterans with experience murdering civilians.

https://apnews.com/article/russia-ukraine-europe-china-serbia-nato-682ab79c4239f14ecc1133ff5c7addc9

Russia and China are happy to encourage them to disrupt
NATO and EU.

#PS1foreign

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impress 53
time 2022-04-10 20:03 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1513246386053033987

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Then it was Stalin's job to defend eastern Europe from
murderous Hitler.

Now it's Germany's job to defend eastern Europe from
murderous Putin.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/04/08/germany-crucial-to-resistance-against-putin-fascism/

#PS1foreign

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impress 36
time 2022-04-10 06:44 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1513045188041588737

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Give Putin credit for expanding NATO, by proving that what
Stalin did to Finland in 1939 could easily happen again.

https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/08/politics/finland-sweden-nato-membership/index.html

Ukraine, Moldova, and Georgia might like to join too,
when they are qualified.

#PS1foreign

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engage 1
engage-rate 1%
impress 106
likes 1
time 2022-04-09 03:35 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1512635341345157124

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Bad times ahead for future generations.

https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/05/politics/mark-milley-ukraine-reaction-international-conflict/index.html

And that's not even talking about climate change.

#PS1foreign

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impress 14
time 2022-04-06 04:57 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1511568849442729992

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Now nobody can claim any doubt where Orban's and Hungary's
sentiments lie.      Evidently they have forgotten 1956 -
or don't care.

https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/03/europe/hungary-election-results-viktor-orban-intl/index.html

No doubt Trump has already sent congratulations.

#PS1foreign

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impress 65
time 2022-04-04 00:48 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1510781336495157253

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Hopefully a teaching moment for regimes in Poland and
Hungary - a reminder why they are allied with western
democracies rather than eastern dictatorships.

https://apnews.com/article/russia-ukraine-biden-business-warsaw-europe-c905f43858e7966afb3b6cbfbed82b46

#PS1foreign

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engage 4
engage-rate 3%
expands 1
impress 121
likes 1
retweets 1
time 2022-03-25 13:06 +0000
urlclicks 1
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1507343087932112901

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Time for a European Army to defend European Peace?

https://www.cnn.com/2022/03/23/opinions/european-army-defense-strategic-compass-putin-andelman/index.html

#PS1foreign

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impress 20
time 2022-03-23 22:37 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1506762042044141568

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Too bad about the Ukrainians - but look at the deal Indians
are getting on oil!

https://apnews.com/article/russia-ukraine-biden-covid-business-health-983b157639a631ffab63aa1357aec290

India knows the US needs its support against China.

#PS1foreign

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engage 1
engage-rate 2%
impress 62
time 2022-03-22 02:05 +0000
urlclicks 1
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1506089561595686919

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The lesson is not lost - Russia kept nuclear weapons and
is safe from attack.  Ukraine gave up nuclear weapons in
exchange for meaningless security guarantees.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/03/17/cornered-putin-dangerous-ukraine-david-ignatius/

More at

https://www.facebook.com/politicalscrapbooknet/posts/1622763358068177

#PS1foreign

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impress 61
time 2022-03-18 02:12 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1504641905996431361

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Moldova doesn't know what to do.     Too many ethnic
minorities, too many opinions.     But it will probably
have to take sides soon.

https://apnews.com/article/russia-ukraine-moldova-europe-race-and-ethnicity-dc151731d845b7556fa9c99fa375941b

#PS1foreign

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impress 66
time 2022-03-14 00:44 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1503170284320280584

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How WWIII didn't start - this time.

https://www.cnn.com/2022/03/11/asia/india-pakistan-missile-intl-hnk/index.html

How long will we be so lucky?

#PS1foreign

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engage 1
engage-rate 1%
impress 68
time 2022-03-13 23:54 +0000
urlclicks 1
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1503157595325886464

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Thousand of Russians stranded in Thailand as local tourist
industry suffers.

https://apnews.com/article/russia-ukraine-covid-health-travel-business-e31653ca76e092c78a2af5c53f083b7a

#PS1foreign

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engage 2
engage-rate 3%
impress 72
time 2022-03-13 23:45 +0000
urlclicks 2
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1503155439256580096

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Making the most of the Ukraine distraction!

https://apnews.com/article/north-korea-missile-test-icbm-47fe520e96a71312e0a47fb6cc2c9910

#PS1foreign

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impress 90
time 2022-03-10 23:09 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1502059078310408221

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Who's rallying the NATO troops for whatever comes next?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/03/08/ignatius-milley-ukraine-nato/

#PS1foreign

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engage 1
engage-rate 4%
impress 25
time 2022-03-09 15:26 +0000
urlclicks 1
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1501580263989874690

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Limited sovereignty - the essence of imperialism.

https://www.cnn.com/2022/03/09/opinions/russia-soviet-memories-prague-spring-1968-kumermann/index.html

#PS1foreign

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impress 31
time 2022-03-09 14:59 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1501573478884929536

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Expanding the EU takes years.     Expanding NATO is faster,
but at this particular moment. might push Putin over
the edge.

https://apnews.com/article/russia-ukraine-business-europe-moscow-european-union-a8ca42e257391c95c355dd4d752c8208

#PS1foreign

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impress 35
time 2022-03-09 14:37 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1501567831783075843

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Moldova fearfully looks toward the west while Transnistria
looks hopefully toward Russia.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2022/03/06/moldova-ukraine-war-invasion/

They know they are on Putin's list and wonder if they
are next.

#PS1foreign

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impress 39
time 2022-03-07 15:11 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1500851528545943557

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How the oligarchs hope to buy influence in the west.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2022/03/07/russian-oligarchs-donate-american-charities/

How much foreign money gets laundered into political
campaigns?

#PS1foreign

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impress 20
time 2022-03-07 15:00 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1500848879054426116

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An uneasy ménage à trois - Russia, China, India.

https://www.cnn.com/2022/03/07/asia/china-india-ukraine-reaction-intl-hnk-dst/index.html

Putin tests the limits of his allies.

#PS1foreign

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engage 6
engage-rate 5%
hashclicks 1
impress 117
time 2022-03-07 14:56 +0000
urlclicks 5
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1500847898086428672

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New leadership for a new era - Germany resumes its rightful
place among the nations - democratic rule-of-law nations,
this time.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/03/06/distinguished-pol-olaf-scholz/

#PS1foreign

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impress 36
time 2022-03-06 17:36 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1500525828194455554

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Bosnians are living Ukraine's future - if it's not the
worst outcome.

https://apnews.com/article/russia-ukraine-vladimir-putin-europe-sarajevo-yugoslavia-bb65ed5f194bda780ec1c2231d462359

There are no happy endings.

#PS1foreign

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engage 1
engage-rate 2%
impress 45
likes 1
time 2022-03-06 15:04 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1500487552708448256

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Putin gives Serbia another chance at Kosovo.

https://apnews.com/article/russia-ukraine-vladimir-putin-racial-injustice-serbia-kosovo-756fa71c7ab417115ee3521a95791ca7

They've always dreamed of cleansing the Kosovars.

#PS1foreign

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engage 1
engage-rate 2%
impress 65
time 2022-03-06 06:46 +0000
urlclicks 1
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1500362235419381761

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America can't retire from being a superpower.

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/15/opinion/ukraine-war-biden.html

The rest of the world will not leave us alone.

#PS1foreign

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engage 2
engage-rate 6%
impress 33
likes 1
time 2022-02-20 14:41 +0000
urlclicks 1
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1495408252535787520

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Blinken emphasizes strategic importance of Pacific islands
to US.

https://www.sanjuandailystar.com/post/blinken-says-us-has-a-long-term-future-in-the-pacific-islands

GOP senators need to confirm Biden ambassador nominations
to these countries.

#PS1foreign

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engage 3
engage-rate 3%
impress 96
time 2022-02-17 05:41 +0000
urlclicks 3
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1494185323026259972

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Strong leader Putin is the role model for Trump.

https://apnews.com/article/winter-olympics-russia-getting-away-with-it-60f7e4f7c54ae3fe65d966ff5a159e9b

"cheating is acceptable if you don’t get caught"

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impress 57
time 2022-02-11 13:34 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1492130014837428229

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How do you talk to an autocrat?     Flattery works with
some, blatant shows of force with others, subtle hints of
force with others.

https://www.cnn.com/2022/02/09/opinions/putin-russia-ukraine-macron-table-autocrat-ghitis/index.html

Cigar smoke worked for Mannerheim with Hitler - according
to legend.

https://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic.php?t=196733

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impress 23
time 2022-02-10 00:46 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1491574333315043331

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Putin's plan might be to threaten war until he wears
down the west's resistance, for instance by enabling the
re-election of Trump, who would gratefully enable Putin
in return, talking about how much money he was saving by
leaving NATO.

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/08/world/europe/ukraine-putin-russia.html

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impress 62
time 2022-02-09 06:08 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1491292826411614208

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Cyberattacks are good for financing nuclear missile
development.

https://apnews.com/article/technology-business-global-trade-united-nations-north-korea-25b1c7199519b31fe592dace54e119d9

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impress 16
time 2022-02-07 00:03 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1490476213315387392

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Putin and Xi see eye-to-eye.    Will they coordinate
simultaneous action on Ukraine and Taiwan?

https://apnews.com/article/winter-olympics-putin-xi-meet-0e9127176250c0cab19b36e75800052e

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impress 259
time 2022-02-04 14:22 +0000
urlclicks 2
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1489605371966615552

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Why Europe depends on US.

https://apnews.com/article/russia-ukraine-europe-military-4b7f31272dd8e117ea0e4fe881e175de

In Flanders Fields, the poppies blow Between the crosses,
row on row

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impress 34
time 2022-02-03 18:42 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1489308219990163457

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It's easy to criticize while you are out of power.
You don't have to be consistent or logical or practical.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/01/31/trump-never-met-dictator-he-didnt-praise-yet-his-fans-dare-accuse-biden-appeasement/

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impress 51
time 2022-02-01 00:15 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1488304867915431936

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The Wild West lives on in Brazil, led by the Trumpist
Cowboy-in-Chief Bolsonaro.

https://apnews.com/article/business-mountains-environment-and-nature-brazil-00196ff2ed46a82e4fd6a4a817829f24

#PS1foreign

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impress 28
time 2022-01-20 04:59 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1484027710632464388

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Credit Putin for reviving NATO's sense of purpose.

https://apnews.com/article/europe-russia-ukraine-united-states-vladimir-putin-b547c53e4b787da6a8304807db6167c5

But he doesn't need to start a war.      He can just wait
until Trump is re-elected - with Putin's help again -
and Trump will unilaterally withdraw US from NATO.

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time 2022-01-16 16:24 +0000
urlclicks 1
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1482750656024776704

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Kim joins Putin in hoping to exploit Biden's moment of
weakness.

https://apnews.com/article/diplomacy-south-korea-north-korea-pyongyang-41158eef7c5fdf375185137ca19e7e2a

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impress 25
time 2022-01-15 03:26 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1482192419684634624

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Putin sees a great opportunity to re-establish the Soviet
Union.

https://www.arcamax.com/politics/opeds/s-2618716

He knows the Trumpist GOP in Congress will oppose any
Biden attempt to respond.

More at

https://www.facebook.com/politicalscrapbooknet/posts/1580289185648928

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impress 31
time 2022-01-14 14:57 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1482003916795432961

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How does Trumpism work in Poland?

https://apnews.com/article/technology-middle-east-israel-poland-europe-50ed323d62ecb49e0f5fdf2c54103095

Just like here - the Trumpist party refuses to participate
in a bipartisan investigation of spyware in elections.
Because they know where that would lead.

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impress 33
time 2022-01-14 14:42 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1482000094383591424

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Your friends are where you find them, but -

"Moscow has a history of sending peacekeeping forces to
countries that never leave"

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/08/world/europe/kazakhstan-russia.html

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impress 15
time 2022-01-10 04:38 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1480398527096229889

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Putin thinks of himself as the preserver of the Russian
Empire, imposing Russia on all his neighbors and sometimes
elsewhere.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2022/01/08/russia-putin-kazakhstan/

His motto for is fellow dictators could be "where we fall
one, we fall all".

#PS1foreign

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time 2022-01-10 01:20 +0000
urlclicks 1
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1480348706465464324

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Trouble in Kazakhstan

https://apnews.com/article/business-europe-russia-moscow-kazakhstan-3349e68089ccdbcd08e76a5e8fd4a909

A Trumpist government vs a Trumpist insurrection.

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impress 155
time 2022-01-06 13:52 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1479088433016414208

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A role model for Trumpism?

https://apnews.com/article/business-kazakhstan-almaty-9da42330ca51c36fe9fd88f9ef35ff4e

#PS1foreign

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impress 19
time 2022-01-06 04:38 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1478948997247102977

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Back to the bad old days.

https://apnews.com/article/joe-biden-europe-russia-china-ukraine-a7cc93ab7f9b546acb47034aab490841

Not just Russia and China, but North Korea and Iran want
nuclear missile capabilities.

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impress 74
time 2022-01-03 13:29 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1477995485713428481