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The Russian Navy Is Back

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America's legions of pro-war neocons are now screaming that the Red Navy's deployment to Syrian waters is somehow a grave threat to the West. It is not.
The US Navy and land-based NATO air power could easily deal with the Russians. What really worries the neocons is that the Russian flotilla might deter or impede an Israeli attack on Syria and Lebanon.

And besides, is Russia not allowed to have a navy? Syria's coast is as close to Russia as Mazatlan, Mexico is to Texas.

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