UK Pilots given green light to shoot down Hostile Russian Jets in Syria

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  1. wrenrj1

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    Policy? I'm thinking more of the same.

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    As much fun as it is to hate Obama here, any NATO country getting involved in any conflict is a NATO conflict. Spare me the "IS THIS WWIII" crying, this is political posturing that hasn't been seen since the Great Game.
     
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    The Ruskies realize that if they decide to get froggy, their whole regional Air Force dies within a matter of hours.
     
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    You're using 2 different lines.
    1) Interfering with a mission
    2) Hostile and endangering aircraft

    The RAF pilots were given the go-ahead to fire on Russian aircraft that endanger them. America also has that policy.
     
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    Can't comment on the credibility of the source of that information, but the Russian military planes are constantly violating NATO airspace including Turkey. Try to fly your bomber into Russia and wait for reaction. WTF are we doing by letting them fly over our own territory constantly?! It's not like they are our friends. There were some reports a day or two ago indicating that the Russian MIG 29 was shot down over Turkey and crashed in Northern Syria. Never heard any details about it, so I'm assuming that the news wasn't true after all. Too bad.
     
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    Nestor, not willing to give them a pass, but we have a history of fvcking with them on overflights and sub work enough to make the John Birch Society flush with embarrassment.

    I'll point out a couple of things that might make a paranoid nation who lost 20 million lives in the last big war even more so. Their little "Union" broke up a little and they lost some real estate. What they have been seeing is like the USA losing FL, GA, MS and AL in the south, CA, AZ and NM in the SW along with OR and WA in the Northwest. Now tie that in with their long time enemy operating military forces (USA) in their former territory with battalions of army units, F15's and A10's along with Apache helicopters. Now imagine if the USA broke up and we had squadrons of MIG 31's and SU-24/34's operating in CA and AZ along with Russian forces in FL, GA and AL.

    Putin's a dirt bag Mafia Don. I'm not cutting that POS killer any slack, just pointing out how he can manipulate his subjects with nationalist bull**** paranoia to stay in power. Know thy enemy.

    No need to tell you anything about those ruthless fvcks. As a Pole, you and your countrymen know what scum they are.

    Cheers
     
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    This is going to end badly. And it won't be G.W. Bush's fault.
     
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    Of course. Putin in his mind believes that the fall of Soviet Union was the worst disaster of his lifetime. He also believes that what followed (democratic revolution in Eastern Europe) was in fact the CIA initiated coup. What he can't understand is that the people were simply fed up with Soviet occupation - that's simply beyond his ability to comprehend, but it comes with no surprise. All his life he was involved with KGB. Brain washed as many, other Russians. He however keeps sending his war planes not only over former Soviet block countries, but also over UK, Canada, Turkey and dangerously close to the West US coast. That should not be tolerated, but it is...
     
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    The Russians are going after ISIS for real. We should be helping them.
     
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    That cat and mouse game is 60 years old, been going on all around the world for over half a century, the US has our collective hands full militarily speaking, and the Russians just wanna stay the course they're on, cuz they're winning it, but with the knucklehead calling the shots for us the last 7 years its not that surprising now is it.
     
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    This X199485997484958844. We both have the same main goal, why are we not working together. This is a huge failure on every level. FDR managed to work with Stalin, you would think that Obama working with Putin should be a piece of cake. ISIS's dream, we start fighting each other and they just swoop in and win. I bet if ISIS knew that the US, UK, Russia, and China were all there to destroy them, they would know that the end times are really there, at least for them.
     
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    That's actually not true at all. Just wait and see. Putin has nothing to win here by fighting ISIS. He's too pragmatic and too smart to spend his money on wars in far countries with next to nothing of importance. And yes, I know that Russia has the naval base in Syria.
     
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    I've based out of former soviet bloc locations, recently, while flying regular trips between there are certain points in Afghanistan, with full Russian cooperation, on a daily basis. In fact, several years ago when the Pakistanis shut down the land supply route out of Karachi and the whole supply show turned into an air bridge, the northern route was the way in. Had they stopped southern supply flights, everything would have come from the north, as we were regularly doing. Are you suggesting that we should have been shot down?
     
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    Were you granted the permissions by Russian authorities in advance? I thought so.
    Now, do You really think that all these Il95s flying all over the place were there on the pre-authorized routes with permissions to be there from the host countries?
    We both know the answer.
     
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    Do you have any idea how many Russian companies and aircraft are doing DoD supply missions in Afghanistan, and what volume was supplied in Iraq. A LOT. Shall we shoot them down, too? Or just the inconvenient ones?
     
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    I see. You simply can't or don't want to address the issue here.
    Russian supply companies flying Russian planes with all the permissions are not exactly a threat.
    Strategic bombers violating NATO airspace are threat to host countries and air safety.
    Please stop ignoring the facts.
     
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    You're probably right. Can't or won't, then. Anybody else here been regularly flying in that airspace?
     
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