Quote Originally Posted by Major Sinic View Post
Yes, it is alarming to say the least. Russia:Ukraine:Nato/N.Korea:S.Korea:USA:China/Syria:Iraq:Libya:USA:UK:Russia:Iran and continued rumblings in Afghanistan let alone all the smaller areas of strife and discord in the world including Spain:Catalonia and Burma.

Absolutely. Plus of course, just as we had the railway timetables, cast in stone the road to WW1, we now have the imperative need of pre-emption and 1st strike, even in conventional combat, that could easily tip a flashpoint, even if all other indicators made the flip from sabre rattling to shooting, seem unlikely.