Vladimir Putin
Sep 2017

“Putin hated Secretary Clinton so much that the flip side of that coin was that he had a clear preference for the person running against the person he hated”

“Foreign propagandists.”

“North Korea is determined to go on a nuclear path to oppose global society.”

“He is not my bride and, likewise, I am neither his bride nor bridegroom.”

Aug 2017

US “does not, and will not” accept Crimea seizure.

Lavrov: Unlikely to reciprocate?

They must have gotten the tech from someplace

Jul 2017

Nobody appears to have an answer on Russia

Jazz Shaw Jul 31, 2017 2:31 PM

At least not an answer that works

Russia to US: Cut 755 diplomatic positions.

Gone but not forgotten?

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”