Does Russia plan to invade the US?

While I have no direct links to Putin or the Russian government, and therefore no personal knowledge of their long-term plans, I think it's probably really safe to answer 'No' to this question.Nobody in their right mind is seriously planning to invade the U.S. It's HUGE, and it has one of the largest and best

Why does Russia feel threatened by an expansion of NATO and the EU?

When asking questions such as this, it helps to ask yourself: what if the shoe was on the other foot?How happy do you think the United States would be if Mexico entered into a military alliance with China? Imagine the

Do European leaders realize that Russia wants to destroy EU?

Yes, we want to destroy the EU. Yeah... in your wildest dream when you are in the bed, you can ask this questionGo back to reality: no. We might not like EU expansion, but, we don't have money or any efforts to destroy the EU. That's

Is Russia planning to destroy NATO and EU?

Of course it is, for then it can then use the old British Empire tactic of divide and rule. However, it isn't out to start WW3 or physically attack nations for there is little or no profit in that. Russia is seeking to re-establish its old USSR buffer zone of satellite countries and the break-up of

Is NATO a threat to Russia?

Yes and No.Yes because they are closer to the Russian borders now more than ever and have a missile defense shield in Romania and Poland that could potentially neutralize Russia's nuclear deterrence. More NATO members and thus more resources. Russia cannot match NATO's manpower or firepower.No because Vladimir Putin had already

Is Russia a potential superpower?

No. Russia is a powerful country still, because of its population size and large army.But its military equipment is mostly old Cold War junk that has had minor upgrades.To put this in perspective. Britain with a small army spends HALF what Russia does per year on a far larger but lower quality Conscription army.

What would happen if Barack Obama flew to Russia and met with Vladimir Putin tomorrow?

There would be investigations in the House and the Senate. There would be cries of treason and collusion with Russia. The GOP leadership would be aghast that this could occur. There would be calls for posthumous impeachment. And all of this would occur without any sense of irony or hypocrisy.

What would happen if Russia attacked the U.S.?

I'll assume for this question that you're talking about Russia attacking the continental US.Depends how Russia decides to attack.  If they use naval vessels, their surface ships would be sunk fairly quickly and then the cat and mouse game of subs hunting subs would start. At some point, Russia would withdraw as there is very little to

Is the U.S. government planning a war with Russia (or China)?

The United States is planning a war with everyone, and there are US bases everywhere.(wait until questioner's head explodes)However, the two are not necessarily related. The United States Department of Defense has groups of officers whose job is to do nothing but plan for war with anyone and everyone, not because we want

How would Russia invade the US?

A2AThis question presupposes other alternatives by Russia were considered and rejected and for some militarily stupid reason they decided they want to invade. I say militarily stupid because invading a country is the hardest and most costly way to win a war.Case in point - the US won

Why does the U.S. care if Russia controls Crimea or Ukraine, as they are not NATO members and were a part of Russia for hundreds of years?

According to your fantastic logic and intelligence Mexico would have the right to invade Texas, California,Nevada, New Mexico, Florida - Japan has the right to invade Korea and China - Russia has the right to invade Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Finland, Azerbaydzan,

Is NATO a threat to Russia?

Yes and No.Yes because they are closer to the Russian borders now more than ever and have a missile defense shield in Romania and Poland that could potentially neutralize Russia's nuclear deterrence. More NATO members and thus more resources. Russia cannot match NATO's manpower or firepower.No because Vladimir Putin had already

Russia is threatened with a preemptive strike by the NATO. Should Russia strike first and destroy the NATO in Europe?

Russia is not threatened by a preemptive strike from NATO. Of course Russian State TV propaganda tells Russians that everyday, and some are foolish enough to believe it. But is is a well known tactic of authoritarian regimes to create imaginary enemies who might invade at any minute to distract the

Is it a good idea for Italy to leave NATO and ally with Russia?

In our current political reality, it would make very little sense and would be almost improbable for Italy to leave NATO and seek a rapprochement with Russia.Italy is one of the founding nations of NATO when it was established in 1949 and is a pillar of Western European liberal democracies.

Why does Russia feel threatened by an expansion of NATO and the EU?

When asking questions such as this, it helps to ask yourself: what if the shoe was on the other foot?How happy do you think the United States would be if Mexico entered into a military alliance with China? Imagine the

Can the US afford a war against Russia?

Yes It can Afford but there is no point of advantage in doing so....U.S.A spends more money on Military Expenditure than 12 next countries combined,having said that Russia also have Nuclear Weapons and a well equipped Military country so U.S.A won't risk to do so I guess

What would happen if Russia declared war on Mongolia?

Mongolia has very few people and practically no power to stop the invasion.It will be Ukraine all over again .the entire international community will put sanctions on Russia This time even Russia's allies might not support Russia as the incident was unjustified.the already strained Russian economy will go into further depression Oil will

Should US take a brave decision against Russian/Iranian invasion in Syria?

Shocking news for you. The United States is the invader of Syria. Yes there is no UN mandate nor Syrian authorization so the USA in Syria is an invader. Also they support terrorist that moderately cut the head of people who is not of their

Will Russia nuke the U.S?

No.First, Russia knows the consequences of a nuclear attack on the US: A similar response in their territory. And that means millions of dead Russians, and a devastated nation. So no.Secondly, not all Russians want America to perish. I'm sure, in fact, that they only

Is Russia planning to destroy NATO and EU?

Of course it is, for then it can then use the old British Empire tactic of divide and rule. However, it isn't out to start WW3 or physically attack nations for there is little or no profit in that. Russia is seeking to re-establish its old USSR buffer zone of satellite countries and the break-up of

Do European leaders realize that Russia wants to destroy EU?

Yes, we want to destroy the EU. Yeah... in your wildest dream when you are in the bed, you can ask this questionGo back to reality: no. We might not like EU expansion, but, we don't have money or any efforts to destroy the EU. That's

Does NATO leach off of the US?

Financially speaking, yes. Some countries aren't meeting that 2% mark. They believe that since the US has the strongest military, it isn't that necessary or important as of now.Realistically no. The US spends a huge amount of money on its military. So when comparing the the amount of money the US military

What if Russia invaded the U.S.A?

It would be a somewhat humorous spectacle. First, since Russia has very little naval assets and ineffective air transport, they would have the interesting challenge of orchestrating the invasion. Any attempt to sail what little military ocean transport they have would be

What would happen if US, China, and Russia at one team invaded Luxembourg?

Why poor, little Luxembourg? What did they do to you? I mean, their military is insignificant, their population tiny, their area barely noticeable, and their economy negligible.Okay, let's get serious. The anonymous answer just below me gives some very nice detail of one possible course, though I will deviate just a bit.Even

Should Russia join NATO?

In an ideal world, yes, absolutely. It would be an incredible sign of the advancement of peace and cooperation to have Russia, the successor state to the Soviet Union, join in with the group that was formed primarily to counter the Soviets.

What would happen to Russia if Putin suddenly dropped dead right now?

The Russian military would go on high alert, and the nuclear codes would be passed down the line of succession. The leadership would disperse to undisclosed locations, in case there were a coup or an attack. Doctors would work around the clock to (a) attempt

Could China, Russia, Cuba and North Korea conquer the US if no other allies are involved?

No. There is not a single land border, and the two places where a landing from the sea would be possible, the Bering Strait, and the Key of Florida, would not bring about much success, as the first one would have Alaska as its only prize, while the second one is

Does Russia plan to invade the US?

While I have no direct links to Putin or the Russian government, and therefore no personal knowledge of their long-term plans, I think it's probably really safe to answer 'No' to this question.Nobody in their right mind is seriously planning to invade the U.S. It's HUGE, and it has one of the largest and best

Why is Russia wholly incapable of cooperating with EU and NATO?

Because if Russia and China become a part of NATO, justifying military spending will become extermely difficult for the US government

Who controls the USA: Israel or Russia?

Neither. The US is a democratic country that controls itself. While it is true that Trump has an unhealthy admiration for Putin, this does not mean that Russia

Will Russia ever join NATO and if yes then on what conditions?

NATO was created in order to deter hostilities from the Warsaw Pact and the USSR. Now, it's still in the post Cold War period of creating new roles, but still countering old threats. Russia and America will never get along. That's just the way it is. America is the superpower of NATO, and like every 'hero' they

Why is NATO against Russia?

Of Course NATO is ObsoleteTrump was smarter when he was ignorant. The alliance desperately needs a rethink.By TAC STAFF • February 28, 2018http://www.theamericanconservati...Stupid question.Suppose NATO is not against Russia, whom it is against then? Maybe Aliens from the outer space or something?Believe it or not, the hypothetical Aliens

How much threat does Russia pose to NATO and the U.S.?

Great question; I'm inclined to agree with the replies of the

Is Russia preparing for a major war?

Westerners hardly understand Russians or Eastern Europeans. The general perception is that we are some harsh, somewhat rude people with much lower standards in about everything in life, yet we still manage somehow and even display some incidental ingenuity. While stereotypes are never true, they are also never false. But one thing is sure:

What was the position of Turkey about the invasion of Afghanistan by Russia in 1979?

What was the position of Turkey about the invasion of Afghanistan by Russia in 1979?Was there invasion of Afganistan by Russia? There was no such.Soviets were invited by legal Afgan government to help to fight against Jihadists in the South. Wiki: Soviet war

What would a modern invasion of Russia by NATO look like?

A conventional invasion of Russia by NATO would be a massive failure for the Western forces.Russia is not the weak nation they are used to invade and intervene to. Even though NATO considered Russia a third-world dirt poor country after the Soviet collapse, it hasn't bowed down to the West, has retained a formidable military, regional power

Why would the NATO not defend its members against Russia?

The traditional argument is that the most key NATO powers (by which we really mean the USA) would not be willing to trade New York for Talinn. So, any aggressive action by Russia that can only be responded to by a course of action that might escalate

Would Russia be a tsardom today?

IF the German government hadn't secretly bankrolled the Leninist Communist revolutionary activities to remove Russia from World War I, it is possible.  "Mother Russia" has a revolution every seventy years almost like clockwork, yet always returns to an authoritarian ruler.  Whether he

Would Russia still have a Tsar if not for Rasputin?

I dont think it was anything to do with Rasputin, the people were fed up of the WW1 and the aloof lives of the royals while they endured grinding poverty.For sure Rasputin had massive influence at court whether it was healing the Czar's son

Why did Russia never Colonise?

Russia has been colonising constantly since 1530. Russia colonised Siberia and expanded their own land 10 times around Moscow from 1530–1880 to East and South. To the West Belarus and Ukraine plus Poland and the Baltics were colonised along with Finland in the 1700–1800s. After The World war all of Eastern Europe was colonised for 45 years behind the

What would happen if the USA went to war with China and Russia?

If USA went to war with either China or Russia, that'd be quite horrific enough. But if USA wemt to war with both, then It's the next World War for sure. And I can assume that some NATO states could leave the NATO for either to stay out of the war or to war against

Why did Russia sell Alaska to the USA? What would be the situation if Russia still owned Alaska today?

It was a business decision. Russia sold Alaska because it was no longer profitable for them to be there.While most answers mention the Crimean War or money (or both), which are both true, I'd argue that the expired contract between the Russian American Company and the Hudson's Bay Company and years of business losses finally made the Russians realize

Russia: Why has Russia never joined NATO?

The idea of Russia becoming a NATO member has at different times been  floated by both Western and Russian leaders, as well as some experts.

Will the US ever go to war with Russia directly?

Hi Adam,really, you do not have to worry about this one. All those