Sixty years ago today (October 28) the U.S. and Russia stepped back from the brink of nuclear war by making a deal. Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev would yield to President John F. Kennedy's demand that Soviet missiles be removed from Cuba; Kennedy
The war in Ukraine is not going as planned for Russia, and Ukraine currently has the upper hand on the ground. Under these circumstances, experts say there is no way Russia will seek to end the fighting.
Mainstream punditry in the latter half of 2022 is rife with op-eds arguing that the US needs to vastly increase military spending because a world war is about to erupt, and they always frame it as though this would be something that happens to the US
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Consider the conflict that seems to be shaping up. The Russian offensive is on hold as the Kremlin went to war without sufficient soldiers and no reserves. This passed the initiative to Ukraine fortified with Western weapons.
Russia appears to be legitimately concerned about the possibility of Ukraine building and using a "dirty bomb," so much so that it has taken the unprecedented step of reaching out to multiple senior Western defense authorities.
Those who hate Russia the most are the ones who embody everything they claim to hate about it: they're all pro-war, pro-censorship, pro-propaganda, pro-trolling operations, and support Ukraine in banning political parties and opposition media.
I got to do a live stream last weekend with my favorite YouTube channel, The Survival Preppers. We talked about the nuclear situation but because we're preppers and have kind of a sideways sense of humor, we had a lot of fun. You can check out the