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    Speaking at the NATO defense ministerial meeting on February 15, US Defense Secretary James Mattis talked about the need to engage with Russia "from a position of strength."

    Position of Strength, Huh?

    Commenting on that statement, Russian Defense Minsiter Sergei Shoigu said that dialogue from a "position of strength" is pointless.

    "We are ready to restore cooperation with the Pentagon. But attempts to build dialogue from a position of strength with regard to Russia is futile," Shoigu said.

    "We are waiting for clarification of the Pentagon's position at today's meeting in Baku between Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces, Army Gen. Valery Gerasimov, and his US counterpart Joseph Dunford," he added.

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      marco5
      This world is nothing but an entertainment for God. It is like a super-complex war game in 3d
      If I saw a bomb coming to my way... I may not move. This is very serious for humans but God is just watching. and he can change the channels too .. BEHEADINGS channel, PEDO channel, AIDS channel.... SPORTS..
    • Jonathan Ferguson
      No moral strength, certainly!
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      belgradetower
      excellent cartoon
    • avatar
      michael
      the usg comes from a position of imbicility, bankruptcy, immaturity and ugliness. Nothing can change that...much to our detriment.
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