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Thank you for providing an illustration for the point made. And, yes, a search for Moscow agents under a bed is certainly a cold-war style thinking in its worst. Do you really believe in that conspiracy stuff?
No Moscow has no agents of influence in the west . It's all a western inspired conspiracy . Every policy towards Russia has happened in an entire vacuum based on western prejudice and racism. There that should make someone happy.

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Dude. Such paranoia ill suits you. No one wants to thump you and yours. Quite frankly I think that most of us would welcome you to join in the 'war on terror'.

Yeah I see that you guys are fighting in Syria and I've changed my mind about assad. That being said, quit killing journalists and let them report freely...

Dude, really bad track record...
Just like copenhagen, you confirmed exactly what ShAA said...
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Just like copenhagen, you confirmed exactly what ShAA said...
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And it was ShAA who killed all of them.

But by using this logic he could blame school shootings in US on you.
I never blamed ShAA. Not once. In fact I was long ago going to hire his services. Hey, a native is the best tour guide and I'd like to be all touristy in Russia. (I won't drink the water or consume native fare...) But they've got some really cool stuff. (History wise.)
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I never blamed ShAA. Not once. In fact I was long ago going to hire his services. Hey, a native is the best tour guide and I'd like to be all touristy in Russia. (I won't drink the water or consume native fare...) But they've got some really cool stuff. (History wise.)
In terms of food and water it's better in many areas than in US. GM food isn't popular in Russia and the quantity of fat is far lower.
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Hope this is of some interest:-

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/...46.2015.998118

Free access (at present)

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Thanks for posting that, I just skimmed it and will have to take more time with it later.

One thing- Kinetic violence seems more like just another scary phrase to describe a perfectly viable tactic in warfare.
Not kidding.
War is some serious (censored) and as things stand, the Russians are about the only people in the world with white skin that aren't pussy-footing around anymore.
(and no, I didn't forget to say "except for the Israelis", they are about as sorry as anyone else these days)

The anecdotes may seem to put the idea in a bad light, but I could do the same with a graphic description of how Grenades work in closed spaces. Would that demonize grenades?
If it works, and it does seem to work very well, why isn't everyone else adopting similar tactics?

I for one would love to see it employed against ISIS.
And I don't care much WHO does it!
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Can it really be racism? Aren't Slavs just a lesser form of the French, much like Goblins are the weaker cousins of Orcs?

So it would be ethnic-ism.
You may have just given SHAA a stroke with that one.
I'll get you a bottle of whiskey if you did, Jim Beam good enough?
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I never blamed ShAA. Not once. In fact I was long ago going to hire his services. Hey, a native is the best tour guide and I'd like to be all touristy in Russia. (I won't drink the water or consume native fare...) But they've got some really cool stuff. (History wise.)
Haha, thanks for the compliments. You can drink tap water quite safely here once it's boiled, and I have seen very few Americans who were dissatisfied with local fare - in decent cafes or restaurants, of course
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So you genuinely believe in all this. That explains a lot. And I can't help noting that it's you who defends conspiracy stuff not me.
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And it was ShAA who killed all of them.

But by using this logic he could blame school shootings in US on you.
BTW a good point. I wounder what would be a reaction of our American colleagues if one of Russians told them to "stop shooting kids at schools" or tried to seriously invoke that thing in an argument about ....say merits of US foreign policy. I guess most would think that he is a idiot.
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(...) argument about ....say merits of US foreign policy. I guess most would think that he is a idiot.
THAT was in fact what we did here on the ACG before Russia(ns) became an item of interest.

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These guys never look at the North America board, I guess.

And not to worry, we have Australians doing so much pecking away at our own internal affairs that I doubt there is anything left for the Russians to comment on.

BTW- I thought this was a chat about strategy?
If its all going political, I guess I can just skip the rest of that article.
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So you genuinely believe in all this. That explains a lot. And I can't help noting that it's you who defends conspiracy stuff not me.
So Russia doesn't have agents of influence in the West as far as you're concerned ?
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