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TT9
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How would the Bush admin. have handled the Ukraine situation?

In your opinion of course.


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re: How would the Bush admin. have handled the Ukraine situation?
Putin wouldn't have attempted this with Bush in office


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re: How would the Bush admin. have handled the Ukraine situation?
"Mr. Putin would do well to not misunderestimate our response to this annexification of the Crimea. We will not sit idly by while our friends in the Ukraine are oppressified."

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re: How would the Bush admin. have handled the Ukraine situation?
What Ukraine situation?


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TT9
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LSURussian
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Putin wouldn't have attempted this with Bush in office

True because of Bush's emphasis on strategery.


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How would the Bush admin. have handled the Ukraine situation?


It never would have happened because Bush would have pushed ahead on the missile defense system in Eastern Europe. Vlad would have been forced to focus time and resources on a counter-system, thus keeping him from turning his attention to Crimea.


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“I looked the man in the eye. I found him to be very straightforward and trustworthy. We had a very good dialogue. I was able to get a sense of his soul; a man deeply committed to his country and the best interests of his country.”

-GWB on Putin


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the question is why was this not attempted during Bush years/

Tear that wall down Mr G! " Reagan


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Bush would have started a proxy war in Syria with direct military involvement.
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I was able to get a sense of his soul; a man deeply committed to his country and the best interests of his country.”

Perhaps Putin saw the same thing when he looked into GWB's eyes and held his ground as a result.

Wonder what Vlad saw when he looked deeply into little barry's eyes.


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We were attacked during the Bush years


By Russia?


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the question is why was this not attempted during Bush years/


Maybe because under Bush Russia's lapdog Ukrainian President wasn't run out of town by revolutionaries?

Putin/Russia was rejected by mainland Ukrainians & like a scorned lover he lashed back. He wants all his gifts back(Crimea) from the girl who rejected him.



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re: How would the Bush admin. have handled the Ukraine situation?
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Putin wouldn't have attempted this with Bush in office

O really?

Georgia is holding on line 1


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TT9
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No, were you not implying no-one would mess with Bush?


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re: How would the Bush admin. have handled the Ukraine situation?
I believe it would be handled in the same matter but with a bit more saber rattling. I also hope Hussein decides to put the missle defense system back on the table for our NATO allies in the region but I fear he will see it as a sign of weakness if he reverses himself.


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I also hope Hussein decides to put the missle defense system back on the table for our NATO allies in the region
He'll never do it.


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“I looked the man in the eye. I found him to be very straightforward and trustworthy. We had a very good dialogue. I was able to get a sense of his soul; a man deeply committed to his country and the best interests of his country.”


Seems like pretty spot-on description of Putin.


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