Russia is once again that looming threat that it was during the Cold War……we hear almost daily about some new antic of Putin to get the world to notice him.
With all the problems in the Middle east why would Russia be a priority right now?
Simple answer….the budget debate.
You see we have allocated the funds for our battle with ISIS in Syria and Iraq,,,,that will not be a point of contention. But there are still some cuts to military spending pending……and there we have the rub!
We need a good reason to expand the contracts and the spending…….and since we probably could use the Middle east because of the failures that few will openly admit to…..we need a threat to justify lots more money……and what better threat than an ascending Russia?
The case is being made as I type……we will be hearing a lot more about the pending…
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