Vladimir Putin
Jul 2017

Just what we needed. Not.

“…the Obama administration’s Russia policy was one, protracted, 8-year-long concession to Moscow.”

Still an unusual choice

“…held in full view — but not listening distance — of others present.”

Growing fears of the war(s) to come

Jazz Shaw Jul 18, 2017 4:01 PM

Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they’re not out to get ya

The Syrian ceasefire is on… for now

Jazz Shaw Jul 09, 2017 9:31 AM

Cross your fingers

The big kids’ table

Hmmm: Russia, US reach deal for cease-fire in Syria

Ed Morrissey Jul 07, 2017 4:01 PM

First fruits?

“We’re moving to a point where a major attack like this is very, very possible.”

Spinning time is here.

What’s at stake for Trump meeting Putin this week

Andrew Malcolm Jul 05, 2017 10:01 AM

Not Daniel Craig.

Jun 2017

Trump’s European trip: How will he behave?

Andrew Malcolm Jun 30, 2017 10:41 AM

Who blinks first?

Merkel plots confrontation on climate change.

“Several Russian cities have unveiled monuments to Stalin in recent months.”

Hey… it worked for Snowden

“We talked about some other stuff”

“Idle pratter.”

May 2017

McCain: Putin’s a bigger threat than ISIS

Ed Morrissey May 29, 2017 12:31 PM

“I don’t like it. I just don’t.”

Police chief beheaded.

“troops raided the hideout of a top terrorist suspect in southern Marawi city on Tuesday, sparking a gunbattle…”

“Flynn told security clearance investigators that he was paid by ‘U.S. companies’ when he traveled to Moscow”

Apr 2017

“Assad committed suicide here.”

“This distinction does not much matter to the dead …”

Tillerson snubbed?

“A US defense official says intelligence shows a Russian drone flew over the hospital in Idlib that was treating victims of the chemical attack…”

“It created doubts in people.”

“unconditional support is not possible in this current world”

Whydunit?

Mar 2017

Resets.

Your papers, please

That time Marine Le Pen visited Vladimir Putin

Jazz Shaw Mar 25, 2017 8:31 AM

Campaign cash or political promotion?

“…he was able to sneak in with the help of his friend Vladimir Putin.”

Feb 2017

As the saying goes, worse things happen at sea

Jan 2017

Let’s make a deal?

C-Span interrupted by Kremlin-run RT

John Sexton Jan 12, 2017 8:01 PM

“…we are operating under the assumption it was an internal routing issue.”

Cui bono?

Dec 2016

Moving on.