December 6, 2013

Woe to U.S. Allies

Charles Krauthammer, Washington Post

The Associated Press

Three crises, one president, many bewildered friends. The first crisis, barely noticed here, is Ukraine’s sudden turn away from Europe and back to the Russian embrace.

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TAGGED: Middle East, Ukraine, Barack Obama, U.S. Foreign Policy, United States

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