On the (imminent) slide towards another NATO war in Europe...
'And so, yes, of course, NATO commanders are frightened by what they see, this is true, & quite understandable.'
'What is not understandable is why these delusional idiots created the condition which left Russia no other choice than to be ready to fight a full scale war in Europe, including a nuclear one.'
'while western politicians spent the past 30 years or so slowly encircling Russia, Russian force planners successfully reformed the Soviet/Russian armed forces ...into a military capable of taking on all of NATO at once

and quickly and very painfully defeat it.'
'Does anybody in Europe seriously doubt the determination of the Russians not to allow yet another European surprise attack?'

(NATO support for Nazi-infiltrated Ukraine is a corrosive reminder of the last European surprise attack.)
'Russian Defense Minister Shoigu just reported that in November the USAF used 10 strategic bombers coming in from both the east and the west to rehearse nuclear strikes on Russia and that they changed course only 20km from the Russian airspace.'
At some not-too-distant point it is not inconceivable that Russia will, as a last resort, shoot down or sink NATO military craft making threatening runs for its borders.
But if NATO escalates to attack RF territory, the Russian riposte is likely to be massive, rapid, & on NATO territory (not just Ukraine), including US soil & not improbably Freelander Canada.
Within hours.
Since much of NATO's attacking airpower will be destroyed in the first hours by superior Russian air defences, & much of RF's missile power cannot be stopped, & its ground armor is largely unstoppable, then US, already nuclear-biased, may escalate to last domaine of parity--MAD.

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