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If Finland were invaded tomorrow (Original Post) EndlessWire Feb 2022 OP
We need to be more concerned about Poland, Russian troops massing at Poland Borders (link) uponit7771 Feb 2022 #1
Putin will not invade Poland, IMO. NATO countries cross the line. No way. n/t Eyeball_Kid Feb 2022 #4
Pootin is officially in the "Bat Shit Crazy" category with nukes. Once people come to peace with uponit7771 Feb 2022 #5
I believe he is after control of the Bug River. EndlessWire Feb 2022 #9
I am aware. n/t EndlessWire Feb 2022 #7
Short (estimated) answer: YES Eyeball_Kid Feb 2022 #2
Sweden is not in NATO. maxsolomon Feb 2022 #3
No, they are not in NATO, radius777 Feb 2022 #6
We should have protected Ukraine. n/t EndlessWire Feb 2022 #11
Agree, we hung Ukraine out to dry. radius777 Feb 2022 #12
Why would anyone invade Finland? Buddy2 Feb 2022 #8
Haha! EndlessWire Feb 2022 #10


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5. Pootin is officially in the "Bat Shit Crazy" category with nukes. Once people come to peace with
Thu Feb 24, 2022, 09:07 PM
Feb 2022

... this fact what he will or wont do is off the table


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2. Short (estimated) answer: YES
Thu Feb 24, 2022, 09:05 PM
Feb 2022

Finland has close ties to other Scandinavian countries. Sweden and Norway would insist.


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6. No, they are not in NATO,
Thu Feb 24, 2022, 09:10 PM
Feb 2022

so legally NATO would not protect them - but likely the major Western nations would.

This crisis is a wakeup call for all of the NATO critics. Russia is an existential threat to the West and only understands force as a deterrant.


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12. Agree, we hung Ukraine out to dry.
Thu Feb 24, 2022, 09:21 PM
Feb 2022

Europe (especially Germany) appeased (and forced us to in the process) Russia. Ukraine and Georgia should've been in NATO a long time ago. Russia/Putin's oil corrupted Europe.



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8. Why would anyone invade Finland?
Thu Feb 24, 2022, 09:13 PM
Feb 2022

Knowing that question, what is the price to pay(WW3) for defending a prize that is not a prize?

Would you fight WW3 over Fiji?

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