28 Feb '16, 4pm

Putin Threatens Turkey With Nukes

Davy on Sun, 28th Feb 2016 5:50 am Turkey and Russia would chew each other up in a full blown war over Syria. Turkey has a huge modern army that is definitely a match for Russia on Turkey’s home turf. If Turkey moves into Syria and crosses red lines like moving on the Russian positions and Syrian leadership I would assume that is a pretext for Russia to use tac nukes. That option would be an expensive without a guarantee of a win. Tac nukes are small and would not eliminate a whole army. They would punish the Turks. Remember they must be delivered and it would take a large quantity. The ability to deliver so many tac nukes effectively in a war zone is a dubious undertaking. If Russia uses such weapons I would imagine the Turks would destroy the Russians in place because that would be a red line for the Turks. It would take too long for Russia to organize logistics to prote...

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