May 29, 2014

Obama Talks, but He Doesn't Persuade

Konrad Yakabuski, Globe and Mail

The Associated Press

If Vladimir Putin indeed blinked in recent days, it’s not likely because because the Russian President was worried about Mr. Obama. It’s because of Mr. Putin’s own miscalculations, thinking slavish support at home was all he needed. If any world leader made him think twice, it was German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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TAGGED: Barack Obama, U.S. Foreign Policy, United States, Iran, Russia

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