Skip to comments.In Europe, Obama gets second chance to explain his Russia policy
Posted on 06/01/2014 6:34:13 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
President Barack Obama heads to Warsaw, Brussels, Paris and Normandy this week where he is expected to elaborate on the U.S. commitment to counter Russian moves against Ukraine and reassure nervous allies the United States has their backs.
"There's a concern that we will disappear, we will fade, when the next crisis hits us," said Heather Conley of the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington.
But Obama is not expected to make major announcements on the trip. Rather, his mission is one of reassurance.
"What you've got with each stop is a lot of symbolism," said James Goldgeier of American University's School of International Service.
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Obama lost before it ever started.
A real president would have been at the Olympics sitting with Putin talking about diplomatic options. Instead Obama was hiding under his desk whining about gay rights in Russia.
“There’s a concern that we will disappear, we will fade, when the next crisis hits us,”
I would call that a sure bet.
My foreign policy is to carry a big meaningless red pen.