Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Game-Changer

President Obama today:
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!

3 comments:

  1. We are very lucky to have a cool-headed thinker as President rather than the kind of impetuous Republican who would rush in with an ill-thought-out military escalation just to be seen "doing something", as some of them have recommended -- and as Putin in fact did in Crimea, which we're already seeing was a mistake. It will indeed further alienate Ukraine from Russia.

    It's bizarre that after years of (absurdly) denouncing Obama as an unaccountable dictator, some Republicans are now denouncing him for not behaving like the actual unaccountable dictator, Putin.

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  2. A real game changer would be Europe making serious strides to decrease their dependence on the oil/gas from Russia. They pull that off, then maybe things change.

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  3. This could be one of the main reasons why Germany is getting so heavily into solar power

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