They haven’t lost touch of anything. They don’t want NATO bases in Crimea. Frau Merkel is going to have to accept that and more.
Correct. Putin knows exactly what he is doing. He also knows that the West knows how to talk and that's about it. I'm sure he's already factored in boycotts, protests, sanctions, etc., and they'll just ride out the storm. In the end nothing will be done and they'll have secured the Crimea.
They havent lost touch of anything. They dont want NATO bases in Crimea.
Can’t fault them for that.
For Putin, it’s the smart move. Now if he tries to annex the Donetsk region or move on Kiev, then we got big problems.
posted on 03/03/2014 11:10:23 AM PST
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