If Vladimir Putin’s goal is to make Americans long for a Russian invasion, to put us out of our misery, the plan is working.
Susan Crabtree [Washington Examiner] – President Obama couldn’t ask for a more awkward moment to be forced to travel to Russia and face President Vladimir Putin.
A top ally of Syrian leader Bashar Assad and the man who took in U.S. national security leaker Edward Snowden, Putin has spent the days leading up to the arrival late this week of Obama in St. Petersburg for the G20 summit of world leaders taunting Obama and ridiculing his call for Congress to approve a military strike in Syria.
Putin, in an interview published Wednesday morning, again questioned U.S. intelligence concluding that Assad is responsible for a chemical attack that killed more than 1,400 outside Damascus Aug. 21, saying it is seemed “completely ridiculous” and accusing the Obama administration of failing to provide sufficient proof. Continue reading…