Bleeding the Beast



These are the demonstrably indisputable facts at this juncture of the West versus Russia war that continues to play out in Ukraine:

The empire and its European vassals have expended almost all of their surplus and a substantial fraction of their operational implements of war in a futile attempt to weaken Russia using three distinct iterations of Ukrainian proxy armies.

Three armies — each in succession armed more extensively with NATO weaponry — have been systematically wrecked. And the remnants are now reduced to mostly “combat-incapable” units.

A non-trivial proportion of the male population of Ukraine has been expended in this foolish venture. The Kiev government has resorted to draconian levels of forced conscription in a desperate attempt to fill the gaps in their lines.

Those who have identified with and cheered for the Ukraine cause in this war continue to assert that, notwithstanding the now undeniable evisceration of their team’s ranks, the Ukrainians have nonetheless inflicted a severe strategic defeat against Russia.

Laughably exorbitant and entirely fictitious Russian loss numbers are confidently cited. And from the command bunker of this beaten force, we hear the now familiar refrain:

“If only we had 100 F-16s, 1000 later-generation ATACMS missiles, 500 more cruise missiles, 500 Abrams tanks, 500 more M-777s and HIMARS, and 5 million artillery shells … well, we could roll the Russians back to Moscow by Christmas. Or at least by spring. Or certainly no later than next summer.
“But we need it NOW!”

And the reason they need it now is because this third army that NATO managed to cobble together in Ukraine has been dismantled even more comprehensively than were the first two.

Meanwhile, quite to the contrary of the cherished delusions of those who dreamed of inflicting a mortal wound upon her, Russia — by virtually every meaningful measure — is now stronger by leaps and bounds than she was just two years ago.

People may close their eyes, press their hands to their ears, and shout “na na na na na” as much as they’d like, but they cannot alter this now readily discernible reality.

They may retort with the trope that “Russia has not taken ground; they have not conquered Ukraine. Russia is weak.”

They simply do not understand The Object of War.

The object of war is to destroy the army (or, in this case, armies) of your enemy. All other strategic objectives follow from that fundamental principle.

And, as I have argued in more or less identical terms since the Russians had, by July 2022, methodically wrecked the first iteration of the Mother of All Proxy Armies in Ukraine, Russian strategy, tactics, and operational results in this war will be admiringly studied by military historians for generations to come.

As far as the current moment in time is concerned, I submit that the Russian armed forces, fighting on their own ground, on and under their adjacent seas, and in the air above their spheres of control, constitute the most potent and battle-hardened military force on the planet.

It is also increasingly evident that a significant contingent of the military minds in Europe, London, and Washington know this to be true — at least to the degree that it has convinced them to press for a disengagement from the war against Russia, and the abandonment of Ukraine to its inevitable fate.

Yes, in thrall to their irrepressible vanity and hubris, they believe they can persuade the Russians to submit to a “ceasefire” followed by a NATO / Russia partition of Ukraine.

But that ain’t gonna fly in Moscow. Not now. Not ever.

The Russians will dictate the terms of the conclusion of the war in Ukraine, and the inept masters of the rapidly declining empire will be left to try to spin it as a “strategic victory” in the eyes of their reliably gullible populace.

As for the rest of the world, most of them correctly perceive what has really happened. They can clearly see the growing cracks in the empire’s feet of clay.

“But wait! Look over here now! We’ve got a brand new war going on; a fresh set of ‘bad guys’ who need to be vanquished.”

And so the attention-deficient western citizenry has dutifully fixed its gaze upon the “evil” Iranian-controlled Islamic “fanatics” in Gaza, Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq … and yes, even in Iran proper, if need be.

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Young Ukrainian women who gave their lives to protect their homeland, and Putin’s invaders call them AFU bitches…

Why isn’t Putin dead yet?

Why isn’t Putin dead yet?

Because Robin Ware/Robert L. Peters/JRB Ware/Pedo Peter/idiot Biden keeps him alive and rolling in revenue. THAT’S why.

Biden’s leadership and Ukrainian courage are why Putin’s invasion has turned into a 631- day Kremlin disaster.

Meanwhile, Trump thinks Putin is very smart, and US military leaders are some of the dumbest people he’s ever met.

Last edited 17 days ago by Greg

It looks like icy US/China relations might be thawing after Trump’s trade war. Putin would like for Trump to f*ck that up.

Last edited 16 days ago by Greg

You mean trying to straiten out the US getting F’ed on every trade deal? End kickbacks and grifting. WTF does Putin care about that ?

China and Russia share a 2600-mile border. Russia is increasingly dependent on Chinese imports. Putin cares.

Last edited 16 days ago by Greg

It look like Xi bent Robin Ware/Robert L. Peters/JRB Ware/Pedo Peter/idiot Biden over and gave him a good pounding.

Remember the Afghanistan withdrawal? Did our “leadership” look smart there?

Take it up with Trump. It was his plan.

No, it wasn’t. It was Robin Ware/Robert L. Peters/JRB Ware/Pedo Peter/idiot Biden’s plan, 100%, from beginning to end.

Last edited 16 days ago by Greg

Robin Ware/Robert L. Peters/JRB Ware/Pedo Peter/idiot Biden ignored and abrogated every detail of Trump’s agreement. It became HIS plan and, thus, was totally his debacle.

Trump complied with the terms, drastically drawing down US troops during his final weeks in office. The Taliban DIDN’T. What a surprise.

It was a set up. Trump’s sabotage of his successor. He should be on trial for THAT. For removing our ability to enforce the terms, and doing it secretly. For leaving our equipment unprotected. For making NO plans for the evacuation of friendlies. For everyone that died in the chaos that inevitably followed.

Anyone who wants this traitor back is a fool.

Last edited 16 days ago by Greg

Twist as you might the CIC was Pedo Pete
Did he put more troops in?
Did he evacuate from the secured air base?
He had months to remove equipment, basically he and Miley are retards that screwed up badly.

Robin Ware/Robert L. Peters/JRB Ware/Pedo Peter/idiot Biden’s stupidity and weakness CAUSED the attack on Ukraine AND Israel. There has not been one second of “leadership” from corrupt, treasonous, incompetent Robin Ware/Robert L. Peters/JRB Ware/Pedo Peter/idiot Biden, the pedophile.

Its done so our military can say oooh tough guy Putin beat up a bunch of girls.
Where is Zelensky and his wife shouldnt they be out front?

Back near the end of WW II the Nazis were using Kids

And old men very old men and children.

Last edited 16 days ago by kitt

Thinks he should be Commander in Chief…

Well… look at Afghanistan. Look at Austin’s prediction for the Ukrainians. They weren’t always so dumb, but Obama purged the good commanders.
Geeze last time we were asking where the money went a plane hit the pentagon.
No black box no plane debris.

Last edited 16 days ago by kitt