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2021-04-21 Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Hatred of Russia in the US expert community is off the charts
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Posted by badanov 2021-04-21 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [312 views ]  Top

#1 Many in the US Expert community spent 4 years blaming Russia for something it didn't do. I can understand Russia hating the US expert community but the reverse seems insane.
Posted by rjschwarz 2021-04-21 00:13||   2021-04-21 00:13|| Front Page Top

#2 Cui bono?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2021-04-21 01:25||   2021-04-21 01:25|| Front Page Top

#3 I'm inclined to think not many Americans love their 'expert' community either. In some countries, the moment experts form a community, it's time to disappear 'em all and appoint new experts.
Posted by Dron66046 2021-04-21 03:56||   2021-04-21 03:56|| Front Page Top

#4 I have had several contacts with Russians and so far I have found them to be so much like ourselves. I find the Chinese far more war oriented. The closer you get to Finland the Russians look like Americans. When Trump was in office I saw a great opportunity for mutual cooperation but not so with the Chinese. The media and Democrats fought Trump at every opportunity. Space program could have increased greatly but now Russia and China are shooting to the stars at our expense. Now with the Ukraine Putin has no respect for Biden. It is his time to act freely. Always working to restore former glory and pride.
Posted by Dale 2021-04-21 07:42||   2021-04-21 07:42|| Front Page Top

#5 I was standing in the ATM line (University town) and heard two postgrads talking about their mutual acquaintance's Bad Luck: "He had spent a college degree and Masters in International Politics, focused on Kremlinology, and the blasted Russians had overthrown Communism! There went his cushy government job!!"

How many Leftists can't forgive the Russians for betraying Communism are employed as 'Experts'?
Posted by magpie 2021-04-21 07:50||   2021-04-21 07:50|| Front Page Top

#6 How many Leftists can't forgive the Russians for betraying Communism are employed as 'Experts'?

Not all, but all the "experts".
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2021-04-21 07:56||   2021-04-21 07:56|| Front Page Top

#7 Yeah yeah, Russians blindly follow orders just the same and may look the same as Americans but don't smell the same.
Posted by Ebbavins McCoy8772 2021-04-21 09:42||   2021-04-21 09:42|| Front Page Top

#8 magpie, actually that explains a lot as many seem to have a vested interest in keeping the Russia on the enemies list.
Posted by rjschwarz 2021-04-21 11:49||   2021-04-21 11:49|| Front Page Top

#9 Russia has four killer satellites that can shut destroy GPS satellites essential for civilian and military navigation on a massive scale. Russia can do what it wants to as far as invading Ukraine and the world will not do a thing about it and Putin knows it.
Posted by Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 2021-04-21 12:35||   2021-04-21 12:35|| Front Page Top

#10 What is a warrior without a war?
Posted by Skidmark 2021-04-21 23:12||   2021-04-21 23:12|| Front Page Top

#11  Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589, Back in the 90s I worked for a mapping company that depended on GPS to align our maps with the road network.

Then everyone had a smart phone and had a map app in their pocket, and you know what Apple did? Instead of aligning maps to aerial photos they tracked the movement of the phones to get far superior road maps that doesn't require GPS.

Taking out GPS might effect planes and ships and war in the wilds but it really won't make much difference to the civilian transportation network.
Posted by rjschwarz 2021-04-21 23:51||   2021-04-21 23:51|| Front Page Top

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