“The sanctions we put in place against Russia are working as intended” – Barack Obama, August 6, 2014
In the summer of 2009, two dozen statesmen from Central and Eastern Europe issued a joint appeal for President Barack Obama not to forget the lessons of recent history. The White House had just rolled out its “reset” in relations with Russia as a centerpiece of Obama’s foreign policy. Flash-forward to 2014, and that reset, that “daring gamble” has proved to be yet another in a series of colossal failures of the Obama foreign policy. And now, it gets worse. Much worse.
Russia held it’s annual economic summit in St. Petersburg a week ago, and a number of insanely-interesting things have come out of that meeting. Not the least of which is the joint cooperation pact that Russia signed with China to step away from the U.S. dollar and promote their own currencies…
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