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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Why Are We Still in a Cold War Mindset?

Russia occupies its own sphere of interest and does not threaten vital American interests.  True, she has given asylum to the traitor Snowden, but Germany probably would have too.   Our dubious decision to back Pretorian politics in the Ukraine must be seen as a threat to Moscow.  The media reaction against Russia's moves in the Crimea has been remarkable.  (Note we invaded Panama in 1989 when we saw a vital strategic interest at stake.)  Peter Hitchens, who has no illusions about the nature of the Putin regime, offers some thoughtful points on the manufactured crisis here:
http://hitchensblog.mailonsunday.co.uk/
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