Missiles, missiles, missiles everywhere…
North Korea – 24 Missile tests in the last 2 years.
Iran – 14 Missile tests since signing the Iranian Nuclear deal.
Russia – Launch of Land based Cruise Missile program — in violation of ABM treaty.
China – More Missile tests and advancements than list-able here.
What does all this mean?
If you live in Seoul, Tel Aviv, Taipai or Riga, I would say this is very bad news.
The leader of North Korea is insane, this is well known, maybe even the Chinese accept this.
All these Islamic mullahs in power in Tehran are mentally ill by Western standards, which prohibit a lot of things these mullahs routinely endorse, like murdering gays, women who dress improperly, Muslims that worship inappropriately and all non Muslims.
In other words, Western standards of conduct demand our leaders — not be committed to mass genocide.
This leaves Putin and Xi, as the remaining two — missile happy country leaders.
It’s not a good sign Xi had himself declared a “Core” leader. Nonsense like this — which always signals a personality disorder on a mega scale — is especially troubling in China, a country the U.S. made prosperous, apparently in the vain hope – Chinese leaders wouldn’t act like this.
I don’t think Putin is crazy, just opportunistic. But if I’m wrong, there are a lot more missiles out there — in bad hands.