June 23, 2014

Poland and the 'Worthless' Alliance

Daniel Larison, American Conservative

The Associated Press

This is how our allies and clients try to sucker the U.S. into doing things for them that they could and should be doing for themselves. It’s a pattern that the U.S. should be trying to break. Ignoring Sikorski’s leaked remarks would be a good start.

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TAGGED: Russia, Europe, United States, Poland, Radek Sikorski

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