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Aug 16, 2020 5 tweets 10 min read Read on X
As I predicted. #Putin is waiting in the wings. If #Lushenko falls is #Belarus, #Russia will invade under a mutual defense pact. This puts the #RussianArmy head-to-head against #NATO countries in the #Baltics as #Trump scrambles NATO formations. #BigMess…
@thewademethod If #Russia invades #Belarus to save #Lushenko & binds now independent nation into Russia a 'la #Crimea, what will #China do? #Belarus invasion puts #NATO on alert & draws resources. Great time for big event in #SouthChinaSea. They are allies & we are pinned down. #TrumpPutin
It's getting ready to happen. #Russia state TV just does not call for invasions for the hell of it. The invasion of #Belarus by #Putin, almost immediately after #Trump tears up the #NATO war plan by scrambling the forces. Was this planned with sweet nothings in #Trump's ear?
Did #Trump already clear a pre-election summit with #Putin before starting staff inquiries? They have to have something to talk about in their private phone calls. Since #Trump doesn't read his background briefing books, he may not even know where #Belarus is. #NATO #Lukashenko
#Belarus military unit joins the protest against #Lukashenko. That's a pillar of the #Belarus state crumbling. I imagine that #Putin has already given his warning order to get ready to his west #Russia forces for the invasion. Will the #Belarus military lay down its arms?

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