Russia
Mar 2018

“The young aide was not a central player in Trump’s inner circle.”

DoJ announces new indictments against 9 Iranians.

“Well, I think one can speculate…”

Don’t tell Trump what not to say

“PEACE THROUGH STRENGTH!”

Expulsion of Russians on the table for Trump?

“An American president does not lead the Free World by congratulating dictators on winning sham elections.”

“Success awaits us!”

“If you’ve done nothing wrong, you should want the investigation to be as fulsome and thorough as possible.”

Escalation?

Russia: We’re retaliating against the Brits — and the US.

Sea change over Russia?

Western alliance to Putin: We know it was you

Ed Morrissey Mar 15, 2018 10:01 AM

Russian retaliation coming next?

“The United States stands in absolute solidarity with Great Britain.”

“a distinction that doesn’t make a difference”

Russian response “demonstrated complete disdain for the gravity of these events.”

“I would certainly take that finding as fact.”

The truth may be down here, not “out there”

“…it is highly likely that Russia was responsible for the act against Sergei and Yulia Skirpal.”

And they’re doing it without firing a shot

Susan Rice: “Knock it off.”

“Either present or past state-sponsored actors” responsible.

“Overwhelmed by Russophobia.”

“Detectives now believed that Sergei and Yulia Skripal were specifically targeted…”

“This government will take whatever measures we deem necessary…”

Also: Canada and Mexico could get exemption from tariffs — if

“The special services live by their own laws and everyone knows what these laws are.”

“Dramatically watered down” statement?

“The country needs to get back to business…”

“Being in the wrong place at the wrong time.”

“We have no doubt that we will get there.”

“Now the world will listen to us.”

“…a new indictment could include unnamed American co-conspirators”

Feb 2018

But should he?

China’s Xi about to go the Full Mao?

Ed Morrissey Feb 26, 2018 8:41 PM

“Argh, we’re going to become North Korea.”

“If it were exclusively a legal judgment…”