Host: Jack Murphy (Army Ranger / Green Beret)
Date: October 16, 2016 (Sunday, starting 1700 ET )
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Sorry I missed it today...the mountains were calling
Thanks for the response. It's hard to find logical analysis of current situations abroad especially by mainstream media and often alternate media outlets too.
Okay folks, time to get going! Thanks for all the questions. We'll do it again next week.
The current situation with Russia is being completely misrepresented by the media and amateurish analysis. This is not a Cold War redux, in some ways it is more insidious. Russia's goal is not to spread centrally planned economies around the world but rather its aggressive actions represent hail marys, dying gasps of an empire. The Russian economy is profoundly broken, and overseas wars help drive up nationalism internally. The current stand off between America and Russia will also be much shorter than the last one. This time, I would not expect Russia told hold out for more than a decade. This idea of a resurgent strong Russia led by a diabolical chess master is pure fiction.
Jack, first and foremost how do you feel about calling todays heightened relations symbolic of a second cold war? Secondly, from a military perspective, how does all this Russian aggression come off? Some argue it's Russia trying to just show and tell, but it can arguably be looked at real time aggression and possibly future conflict. Thanks