“You cannot claim to want deescalation and then announce new sanctions with no clear goal.”
From bad to worse
All genocides matter.
Suspending the terms of some financial sanctions
Bit late for that, perhaps
It’s a very stable genius move to do something abroad that’s sure to piss off your own party in Congress, …
Call me, maybe?
Defense minister singing another tune?
Pallets of cash?
“There is an active group … that sees value in keeping the rump JCPOA alive.”
No jets for you
We’ve heard this story before
“Basically they wanted the sanctions lifted in their entirety, and we couldn’t do that.”
Shifting alliances on a diplomatic chess board
The new broom is sweeping up some unpleasant dust
Still not wanting to blame Trump directly, however
To the surprise of nobody
“China’s revenge will be far worse than detaining a Canadian.”
More lying liars who lie
Winter, er, Sanctions are Coming.
“The results are going to be revealed here.”
Jumping the gun a bit, aren’t we?
We’ll tell you where you can file your order, buddy
“The trade war is now a reality.”
You won’t like Viktor when he’s angry
“I cannot conduct diplomacy on behalf of the whole of the U.S. government…”
Not kids. Not harmless. Not “a job”