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How Biden’s Weak Response to China’s Provocations Reminds Us of How Weak Leadership Led To Hitler’s Invasion of Europe – by Becky Behrends, M.D. – https://100percentfedup.com/how-bidens-weak-response-to-chinas-provocations-reminds-us-of-how-weak-leadership-led-to-hitlers-invasion-of-europe/ – “This balloon is NOT a weather balloon; ● it is a surveillance balloon. It is the size of three buses. ● It was traversing over defensive ICBM sites, likely mapping them out for potential targeting. ● It was a violation of US airspace. ● It was a violation of international law. ● If it is shot down, it might endanger American citizens… DOD officials tried to downplay the significance of the balloon by saying that China already has spy satellites in low earth orbit that are capable of offering similar or better intelligence. So why worry about a high-altitude balloon at 60,000 ft?.. But it does endanger American citizens if a high-altitude balloon has a greater capacity to gather more significant data at a lower altitude than even compared to low orbit Chinese satellites, which some studies suggest. Otherwise, why use them for surveillance? Yet, mainstream US media, in typical fashion, was quick to be the lap dogs for Chinese excuses… If it wasn’t deemed critical enough to shoot it down over land, particularly over non-populated areas, then why shoot it down at all when it was over the Atlantic Ocean? Maybe to squash the growing uproar over the lackluster Biden-dominated military response? It was likely more of a political rather than a military decision, therefore, to take the balloon down… China watchers say that the US views conciliatory measures toward China as a positive thing that will be reciprocated. But, in reality, China views our ‘magnanimity’ as a weakness to be exploited.”
Russia and Ukraine Have Incentives to Negotiate. The U.S. Has Other Plans. – by Christopher Caldwell – https://www.nytimes.com/2023/02/07/opinion/russia-ukraine-us-tanks.html – “The United States’ recent promise to ship advanced M1 Abrams battle tanks to Ukraine was a swift response to a serious problem. The problem is that Ukraine is losing the war. Not, as far as we can tell, because its soldiers are fighting poorly or its people have lost heart, but because the war has settled into a World War I-style battle of attrition, complete with carefully dug trenches and relatively stable fronts… Such wars tend to be won — as indeed World War I was — by the side with the demographic and industrial resources to hold out longest. Russia has more than three times Ukraine’s population, an intact economy and superior military technology. At the same time, Russia has its own problems; until recently, a shortage of soldiers and the vulnerability of its arms depots to missile strikes have slowed its westward progress. Both sides have incentives to come to the negotiating table… The Biden administration has other plans. It is betting that by providing tanks it can improve Ukraine’s chances of winning the war. In a sense, the idea is to fast-forward history, from World War I’s battles of position to World War II’s battles of movement. It is a plausible strategy: Eighty years ago, the tanks of Hitler and Stalin revolutionized warfare not far from the territory being fought over today… But the Biden strategy has a bad name: escalation. Beyond a certain point, the United States is no longer “helping” or “advising” or “supplying” the Ukrainians, the way it did, say, the Afghan mujahedeen during the Cold War. It is replacing Ukraine as Russia’s main battlefield adversary.” – Extreme honesty from The NY Times, by Christopher Caldwell.
URGENT/BREAKING: UPDATED SUMMATION: The Spike Protein of SARS-CoV-2 is “Delivered” to All Organs via the Endothelium and Induces Systemic Nonsense mRNA Translations Resulting in Hyperaccelerated Aging – by Walter M Chesnut – https://wmcresearch.substack.com/p/urgentbreaking-updated-summation – “Since the appearance of the SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein, the world has been stunned and puzzled by the increase in sudden deaths and dramatically increased excess mortality which continues to accelerate with each passing year. Curiously, there is a plethora of causes for these excess deaths. It is not just a ‘pandemic’ of sudden cardiac arrests, cancers or neurodegenerative diseases. It is a hodge-podge of the lot, with no seeming singular cause… Until now… All these deaths can be explained in a very clear and concise way. They are all CAUSES OF DEATH SEEN IN THE OLDEST OLD. One only needs think of the final scene of The Godfather III, where Corleone falls over dead from his chair – expected in an individual of advanced age. Not so in a 26-year-old – unless their heart has been “transformed” into that of a nonagenarian.”
Macron Says Russia Cannot Win Against Ukraine – by Tyler Durden – https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/macron-says-russia-cannot-win-against-ukraine-while-hosting-zelensky – “After a surprise UK visit, Ukraine’s President Zelensky went to Paris immediately afterward in a whirlwind European tour to meet with Western leaders. In Paris he held talks with French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz… Macron asserted during the visit that Russia cannot win the war against Ukraine. ‘Ukraine can count on France, its European partners and allies to win the war. Russia cannot and must not win,’ Macron said before a working dinner among the three leaders at the Elysee Palace… Just ahead of the meeting, Zelensky in an interview with Le Figaro hailed a change of heart in Macron. “I think he has changed, and changed for real this time,” Zelensky said. ‘After all, it is he who paved the way for the delivery of tanks. And he has also supported Ukraine’s membership to the EU. I think that was a real signal.’.. Macron had angered Kiev when in June he said the West must not ‘humiliate Russia, so that when the fighting stops we can build an exit ramp through diplomatic means.’.. Macron has also come under fire for being among the only Western leaders to hold frequent phone conversations with President Vladimir Putin, in order to attempt a diplomatic breakthrough towards ending the war. But Ukrainian leaders have suggested such diplomatic efforts are a form of ‘capitulation’.”