For decades, the nuclear balance between the United States and Russia has been the cornerstone of Mutually Assured Destruction — or the fixture that has kept the globe from entering a third world war. Recently, however, it has been reported that the U.S. is poised to render that balance moot with its superior ballistic technology. With Mutually Assured Destruction apparently no longer a factor, many have begun to consider World War III an inevitable reality.
Vladimir Putin isn’t having any of that — but he isn’t disputing the inevitability of World War III.
Vladimir Putin has had enough with journalists reporting falsehoods about his country’s military might. This week, he pushed back against the journalists making the false reports.
The journalists were informed that within a few years, Russia predicted the US would be able to extend the range of the system to 1000 km. At that point, Russia’s nuclear potential, and thus the nuclear balance between the US and Russia, would be placed in jeopardy.
Putin completely lost patience with the journalists, berating them for lazily helping to accelerate a nuclear confrontation by repeating US propaganda. He virtually pleaded with the western media, for the sake of the world, to change their line:
“We know year by year what’s going to happen, and they know that we know. It’s only you that they tell tall tales to, and you buy it, and spread it to the citizens of your countries. You people in turn do not feel a sense of the impending danger – this is what worries me. How do you not understand that the world is being pulled in an irreversible direction? While they pretend that nothing is going on. I don’t know how to get through to you anymore.”
This “irreversible direction” is no doubt a reference to another major global war. Of course, Putin has been readying his military for this event for years. He has already built up troops and tested unstoppable missiles in anticipation of the catastrophic event.