bjorn said:[quote author=sitting]But I would refrain from giving too much thought (hence energy) to the idea. Especially if it's fear and worry. It can be very counter-productive.
Indeed, but certainly preparations are in order.
That particular remark was in reference to a possible negative fate for Putin. As in Caesar's demise. I was cautioning against excessive fear & worry on that score.
As for Laura's basic scenario I think it's highly credible. And the rest of my remarks were in the nature of making sure our conduit tickets were properly punched. Otherwise we get to stay for that horror show.