Obama Admits ‘Isolation Doesn’t Work’ – But Authorises New Sanctions Against Russia

By Christiaan van Huyssteen (@cvh23)

The US has now officially re-established diplomatic ties with Cuba. With President Obama saying that “Isolation has not worked”.

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Wreckless Congress Just ‘Declared War’ On Russia: Every Declining Empire Needs An Enemy

By Christiaan van Huyssteen (@cvh23)

From Zerohedge:

Ron Paul writes: Yesterday the US House passed what I consider to be one of the worst pieces of legislation ever. H. Res. 758 was billed as a resolution “strongly condemning the actions of the Russian Federation, under President Vladimir Putin, which has carried out a policy of aggression against neighboring countries aimed at political and economic domination.”

 

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Amateurish Diplomacy

By Christiaan van Huyssteen (@cvh23)

John Kerry, Samantha Powers, Victoria Nuland, Hillary Clinton… Almost undoubtedly the most inexperienced diplomatic team in American history.

“We are the indispensable nation. We stand tall and we see further than other countries into the future, and we see the danger here to all of us.” – Madeleine Albright (US Secretary of State 1997 – 2001)

Inexperience and arrogance, a dangerous mix.

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