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    Ukraine to End to Non-Aligned Status, Seeks NATO Membership

    Ukraine has begun the process of discarding its 'non-bloc' status and will seek NATO membership. While it is unlikely that Ukraine in its present state and given present circumstances would qualify for NATO membership it does herald a significant shift that would see it receive many attendant benefits including greater military aid and security cooperation. Perhaps Russia will be successful in carving out its ethnic enclaves in eastern Ukraine, but it will have done so at the cost of seeing NATO's influence once again advancing eastward. Hurrah!

    BBC News - Ukraine to seek Nato membership, says PM Yatsenyuk

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    Re: Ukraine to End to Non-Aligned Status, Seeks NATO Membership

    The headline should read, "Ukraine will align with anybody to get Russia out of it's country."

    Other headlines read, "Ukraine embraces oldest philosophy, The Enemy of my Enemy is my Friend."
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    Re: Ukraine to End to Non-Aligned Status, Seeks NATO Membership

    Seems unlikely this could finalize quick enough to beat russia to the punch.
    Its not like the rest of NATO wants to go to the mat with Vlad. If they did it would already have happened.

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    Re: Ukraine to End to Non-Aligned Status, Seeks NATO Membership

    Seems unlikely this could finalize quick enough to beat russia to the punch.
    Its not like the rest of NATO wants to go to the mat with Vlad. If they did it would already have happened.

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    Re: Ukraine to End to Non-Aligned Status, Seeks NATO Membership

    Quote Originally Posted by Sherman123 View Post
    Ukraine has begun the process of discarding its 'non-bloc' status and will seek NATO membership. While it is unlikely that Ukraine in its present state and given present circumstances would qualify for NATO membership it does herald a significant shift that would see it receive many attendant benefits including greater military aid and security cooperation. Perhaps Russia will be successful in carving out its ethnic enclaves in eastern Ukraine, but it will have done so at the cost of seeing NATO's influence once again advancing eastward. Hurrah!

    BBC News - Ukraine to seek Nato membership, says PM Yatsenyuk
    Um, that was happening, whether Russia responded or not. I suppose its better to resist something that is counter to ones interest and fail then lay down to failure. I'm glad to see someone finally cough up the truth of the fact that the entire affair is further NATO expansion.
    Killing one person is murder, killing 100,000 is foreign policy

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    Re: Ukraine to End to Non-Aligned Status, Seeks NATO Membership

    Quote Originally Posted by dogtowner View Post
    Seems unlikely this could finalize quick enough to beat russia to the punch.
    Its not like the rest of NATO wants to go to the mat with Vlad. If they did it would already have happened.
    That must have been an important post!
    Killing one person is murder, killing 100,000 is foreign policy

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    Re: Ukraine to End to Non-Aligned Status, Seeks NATO Membership

    Quote Originally Posted by Sherman123 View Post
    Ukraine has begun the process of discarding its 'non-bloc' status and will seek NATO membership. While it is unlikely that Ukraine in its present state and given present circumstances would qualify for NATO membership it does herald a significant shift that would see it receive many attendant benefits including greater military aid and security cooperation. Perhaps Russia will be successful in carving out its ethnic enclaves in eastern Ukraine, but it will have done so at the cost of seeing NATO's influence once again advancing eastward. Hurrah!

    BBC News - Ukraine to seek Nato membership, says PM Yatsenyuk
    As a Canadian and proud member of NATO, I would welcome Ukraine joining the alliance. Outside of Ukraine itself and Russia, Canada has the largest population of Ukrainians in the world and these are good, honest, hard working people who deserve our respect and assistance.
    "Liberals claim to want to give a hearing to other views, but then are shocked and offended to discover that there are other views." William F. Buckley Jr.

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    Re: Ukraine to End to Non-Aligned Status, Seeks NATO Membership

    Seems unlikely this could finalize quick enough to beat russia to the punch.
    Its not like the rest of NATO wants to go to the mat with Vlad. If they did it would already have happened.

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    Re: Ukraine to End to Non-Aligned Status, Seeks NATO Membership

    Seems unlikely this could finalize quick enough to beat russia to the punch.
    Its not like the rest of NATO wants to go to the mat with Vlad. If they did it would already have happened.

    Oh wait, this has been posted 3 times before.
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    Re: Ukraine to End to Non-Aligned Status, Seeks NATO Membership

    Quote Originally Posted by Blue_State View Post
    Seems unlikely this could finalize quick enough to beat russia to the punch.
    Its not like the rest of NATO wants to go to the mat with Vlad. If they did it would already have happened.

    Oh wait, this has been posted 3 times before.
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