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Throughout the 2008 campaign, then-Governor Sarah Palin was mocked for saying “you can actually see Russia from land here in Alaska, from an island in Alaska.”

It was a punchline, used to make Palin look bad. But now, thanks to President Barack Obama’s weakness in foreign policy, not only will we be able to see Russia from Alaska… we will see their troops too!

Vladimir Putin is showing himself to be able to out-maneuver Obama with ease. Now, the Russian military has nearly completed construction on a massive Arctic military base, which is just 300 miles from America. Russia’s Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu announced the base is 97% complete. This is a clear challenge to America’s military power in the region, and should alarm everyone!

VLADIMIR PUTIN’S imperialist ambitions were laid bare today with an announcement that the secretive Russian war machine is planning to build three new military bases in the Arctic – just 300 miles from the US mainland.

Moscow also revealed blueprints for a new army base on the disputed Kurile islands – some of which are situated less than 20 miles from Japan.

Mr Putin is already flexing his military muscles in Syria with air and sea bases and a bombing campaign that has decimated ISIS strongholds.

Russian expansionism has also seen the Crimean peninsula invaded and annexed.

But, in a significant ramping up of Russia’s military reach, Mr Putin hopes to taunt US and Japanese officials with outposts in the Arctic and Pacific.

The plans mean Moscow will have troops, warplanes and military vehicles stationed in all four corners of the Asian continent.

It will be seen by both Washington and Beijing as a direct challenge to military supremacy in the region.

In the Pacific, a new Russian base on the Kurile islands is likely to worsen already frayed relations with Tokyo which lays claim to the Southern Kuriles, known in Japan as the Northern Territories.

Via Express

What can America do now to not lose control of the entire Arctic while Putin piles up ships and planes with bombs near our border? This could be the beginning of World War III if America doesn’t act.

If there was a serious Commander in Chief in the White House, Putin would never try this. Now we are seeing just how dangerous it is to have a radical as President.

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