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    Russia has the same Relation with Crimea that we have with the Naval Station at Guantanamo.
    This might be true if some 60% of Cubans in Cuba were ethnically United States "Americans." They are not, so our claim to Guantanamo is arguably far weaker than Russia's claim to the Sevastopol naval base.

    I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do, because I notice it always coincides with their own desires. - Susan B. Anthony

    by pajoly on Mon Mar 03, 2014 at 10:34:27 AM PST

    •  True. But it's only 60% Russian because the (5+ / 0-)

      Russians ethnically cleansed the tartars and replaced them with Russians. Just to guarantee that they'd have that kind of claim.

      An Fhirinn an aghaidh an t'Saoghail. (The truth against the world.) Is treasa tuath na tighearna. (The common people are mightier than the lords.)

      by OllieGarkey on Mon Mar 03, 2014 at 10:42:32 AM PST

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