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Friends, could German people be consolidating behind dropping sanctions? Certainly the sanctions are hurting not only Russia’s economy but all of Europe’s. The French are requesting the same, the Italians the same.
How do we Americans feel about squeezing the economies of other countries and forcing others to “shun” another nation of people, Russia?
Does this reflect how we want our children to act on their playgrounds, our sons and daughters to treat other groups in their universities? Are these the tactics we use in interactions among business competitors? How can we justify nation-to-nation behaviors that we wouldn’t permit among our families, friends, colleagues and business partners?
It’s time for us all to start asking ourselves these tough questions ….
Two related articles translated from a German publication follow.
Hi. I’m Bob Spies, a CCI volunteer. Some of you know me as CCI’s website and tech support person.
Like many in the CCI community, I’ve been watching with horror as Cold War 2.0 grows in its intensity, now in many ways having become more dangerous than the first Cold War. One of the contributing factors is a massive planned deployment of new NATO-sponsored nuclear missiles pointed at Russia–placed throughout Europe and on ships off the coast of Russia. The following article by Italian geographer and geopolitical scientist Manlio Dinucci gives a chilling description of what lies ahead. Manlio asks, “what would [the U.S.] do if Russia were to send missile-launching units along the US coast-line and install missile batteries in Cuba and Mexico?”