Escalating the crisis
NATO General Secretary Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said that he has a message for Russia. It is:
to stop blaming others for your own actions, to stop massing your troops, to stop escalating this crisis and start engaging in a genuine dialogue.
We know what he means by “genuine dialogue”. It means capitulate and agree with us completely in all respects. This is not an interpretation. It is an observable fact. Look what happens when Russia doesn’t go along with the West at the UN. It isn’t accepted as a genuine difference of opinion. They decry it as Russian “obstruction”. This is what happened when Russia would not sign up to yet another war