I would also note just the way that some of this has been reported, that there’s a suggestion somehow that the Russian actions have been clever strategically. I actually think that this has not been a sign of strength but rather is a reflection that countries near Russia have deep concerns and suspicions about this kind of meddling, and if anything, it will push many countries further away from Russia.You see what he did? He's suggesting that strength comes via partnership rather than dominance. That's a game-changer right there!
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
President Obama today: