Comment on Why Romney is Wrong that Obama’s Syria Policy Emboldened Putin by ToivoS
Edward writes : “Russian presence was not under any kind of challenge. By annexing the Crimea he has antagonized most of the world. ”
Actually it was. The new Ukrainian coup regime announced they wanted to invite in NATO. If Ukraine had become a member of NATO and Ukraine then decided to ask the Russians to leave Sevatopol, then if the Russians responded it would be war against NATO and the US. Putin did us a favor and took care of business before it became a confrontation between the US and Russia.