Another chess move by the Russian government. These are not times for Amateurs. I’m saying that the US should not be beating its chest and assume any moral authority for situations overseas. These are times for behind the scenes deliberations. Of course, when your counterpart won’t take your calls as in Hagel, well, the writing is on the wall.
Many believe we should avoid foreign entanglements, including myself. It is very difficult to know who all the players are. But standards should be upheld by a coalition of civilized nations. Wait and see who joins us in not going to the G8 meeting. That will tell you what our standing has become.
The tyrant will just eat you alive. Just like a snake will always bite you.
It's what they do.
But you must do it smartly. And without hesitation.
What Putin did should have a cost attached to it and that's that....no matter what the hand wringers think.
We have on multiple occasions assured these people that we and the EU would have their backs regarding Russia...
So much for US rhetoric.....apparently it's all bull sheet.