March 28, 2014

Obama vs. Putin: The Mismatch

Charles Krauthammer, National Review

The Associated Press

The East Europeans know they inhabit the battleground between the West and a Russia that wants to return them to its sphere of influence. Ukrainians see tens of thousands of Russian troops across their border and know they are looking down the barrel of quite a zero-sum game. Obama thinks otherwise. He says that Vladimir Putin’s kind of neo-imperialist thinking is a relic of the past — and advises Putin to transcend the Cold War.

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TAGGED: Ukraine, Russia, U.S. Foreign Policy, United States, Vladimir Putin, Barack Obama

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