PUTIN'S DESIRES ARE NOT LIMITED TO RECAPTURING TSARIST RUSSIA'S EURO-ASIAN HOLDINGS.
HE WILL ALSO ATTEMPT TO REGAIN SOVIET ALLIES AND EXTEND HIS SPHERE OF INFLUENCE, IF NOT CONTROL, IN AFRICA AND ASIA AND IN OUR HEMISPHERE.
WELL, IT LOOKS LIKE MANY HEEDED MY WARNING: ON 3/21, INSTAPUNDIT AND HOT AIR POSTED LINKS TO THE HILL:SO WE MUSTN'T FOCUS EXCLUSIVELY ON THE BALTIC STATES OR EASTERN EUROPE.
To the alarm of lawmakers and Pentagon officials, Putin has begun sending navy ships and long-range bombers to the region for the first time in years. Russia’s defense minister says the country is planning bases in Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua, and just last week, Putin’s national security team met to discuss increasing military ties in the region. “They’re on the march,” Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) said at a Senate hearing earlier this month. “They’re working the scenes where we can’t work. And they’re doing a pretty good job.”AS OF 3/20, NOBODY MENTIONED PUTIN'S REACH OUTSIDE OF THE FORMER USSR SATELLITES CONTIGUOUS WITH RUSSIA.
ON 3/20 I DID...
AND ON 3/21 THE BIGGIES FOLLOW...
REGULAR READERS OF TAB KNOW WE SCOOP THE BIGGIES ALL THE TIME BECAUSE WE DON'T JUST FOLLOW THE HERD.
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