Mattis, Pompeo dismiss Putin’s “invincible” weapons

US defense secretary James Mattis said he saw no change in Russia’s military capabilities in Vladimir Putin’s presentation, which showed cruise missiles that could strike US cities. Regardless of “how much money they want to put into this arms race with themselves,” Mattis said, the US approach remains the same, and “It does not change my strategic calculations.” Mattis spoke Saturday night on a military plane flying from Washington to the Middle East. CIA Director Mike Pompeo shared this assessment in an interview on Fox News Sunday. He said there were no surprises in what Putin touted. “We have a very good understanding of the Russian program and how to make sure that Americans continue to stay safe from threats from Vladimir Putin.”

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10 thoughts on “Mattis, Pompeo dismiss Putin’s “invincible” weapons

  • Mar 11, 2018 @ 23:56 at 23:56
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    Reagans “Evil Empire” is at it again.

    A repeat of the 1939 Shitler / Stalin non-aggression pact as the Ayatoolas / Pootin pact.

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  • Mar 12, 2018 @ 0:37 at 0:37
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    The Messiah, soon to return, will wipe out Russia’s weapons.

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    • Mar 12, 2018 @ 4:29 at 4:29
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      everyone elses too.

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  • Mar 12, 2018 @ 4:58 at 4:58
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    Mr Putin will end up just like his predecessors with collapsed country

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  • Mar 12, 2018 @ 10:09 at 10:09
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    My answer to Putin would be: Yes, we might get hurt a bit, but Russia as an entity will cease to exist”.

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  • Mar 12, 2018 @ 11:44 at 11:44
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    We have a Tsar for life in Russia showing off his weapons, A Xi for life in China showing off his military & economic might and Trump also thinks it’s a good idea to have a president for life and continuing to show off generally. Then a load of little life long Tsars showing off in the Mid East – At current speed and course everything will be fine… wont it?

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  • Mar 12, 2018 @ 11:59 at 11:59
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    looser putin and his country will disappear if he tries to attack us .his army is nothing face to US ARMY. US ARMY WILL CRUSHED RUSSIAN ARMY IF THERE IS A WAR.
    i remember during the tchetchenia war RUSSIAN ARMY TOOK A BIG BEATING FROM TCHETECHIANS REBELS

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    • Mar 12, 2018 @ 21:40 at 21:40
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      1) Americans are not Chechens. Americans can’t fight like Chechens.

      2) Russian military today is not the same as it was during the Chechen conflict.

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  • Mar 12, 2018 @ 13:57 at 13:57
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    Like the babylonian empire and the roman empire and the ussr empire fell so will and is the Us empire falling…

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  • Mar 12, 2018 @ 14:00 at 14:00
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    And so will the chinese empire fall too, only the Empire of Christ will never fall

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