And if anybody can explain to me why the Soviets have such a big Army, Air Force etc. when everybody else is dismantling whatever is left of any military power, and we're trying to negotiate arms deals with them, I would be grateful to accept assumptions. Also, they have engaged in the development of major weaponry in all categories (particularly those which our 'experts' in DC are stopping). My assumptions are:
(1) Their plan is to do one day what they didn't do after WW II – assume power of all Europe, before the Chinese do it (reminder: The Soviets have increased their military budget over the last several years by probably more than 10% EACH YEAR, and the Chinese THIS YEAR ALONE by 25%).
(2) Unlike a lot of other countries, the Russians are actually doing something against the threat by
Draw your own conclusions about those in DC who are doing everything they possibly can to weaken the position of the
(a) Military: See above.
(b) Political Strength: Europe and