It’s high time Trump stood up to Putin’s aggression and played Churchill rather than Chamberlain.

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 02:41:19 AM. It’s high time Trump stood up to Putin’s aggression and played Churchill rather than Chamberlain.
Share Opinion This article first appeared on the History News Network. Donald Trump stunned the 17 branches of his own country’s intelligence community, including the CIA which is run by his appointee as is the FBI, when he declared he did not believe their unanimous finding that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election and subverted our democracy. His Colonel Klinkesque inability to “see anything” in regards to the nefarious intent of the former ex-KGB ruler and to trust him at his word, instead of the word of thousands of employees his country’s intelligence services (who have created a report systematically outlining Russia’s cyber-attack on the election), stem to a large extent from his unwillingness to attribute any of his election success to this massive interference. Keep up with this story and more by subscribing now It could potentially stem from the fact that he is susceptible to blackmail of the sort described in the Steele Dossier or from the complex web of his financial dealings with Russia. And he may also naively believe he can “cut a deal” with the Russian autocrat. But Trump’s willingness to publicly refute the findings of his own country’s intelligence agencies may also stem from his complete ignorance of Putin’s record of genocide in his own country, overthrowing democracy in Russia, wiping out civilian-packed cities in Muslim lands, threatening NATO allies, killing opponents abroad, being a leader of the world’s most notorious secret police,...Read more
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