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Fri Oct 5, 2012, 01:28 PM

Putin says NATO a Cold War throwback but can play positive role

Source: Reuters

(Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin called NATO a throwback to the Cold War era on Friday but said the Western military alliance can sometimes play a positive role.

"To some degree, under certain circumstances, if it acts on a mandate of U.N. Security Council, NATO can play a positive role. We will develop our relationship with this organisation," Putin told soldiers at a Russian-leased base in Tajikistan.

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/10/05/us-russia-putin-nato-idUSBRE8940M320121005

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Response to dipsydoodle (Original post)

Fri Oct 5, 2012, 01:31 PM

1. Putin is right. On both points.

Of course, this will drive the neocon segment of our population crazy.

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Fri Oct 5, 2012, 01:53 PM

2. I agree with Putin on this.

Thanks for the thread, dipsydoodle.

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