STANFORD, California â€” â€œI wish him well,â€ tweeted Michael McFaul, on the day Jon Huntsman was offered the delicate job of ambassador to Russia from the United States.
Itâ€™s the job McFaul held from January 2012 to February 2014, when he resigned after 24 months of the most unrelenting workplace stress. Itâ€™s unlikely that Moscow will treat Huntsman â€” Donald Trumpâ€™s man â€” as inhospitably as itÂ treated McFaul, whose outspokenness on democracy so riled the Kremlin that he became the object of its crudest ire.
McFaul retreated from bare-knuckle Moscow to the calm of Stanford University, where heâ€™d taught before he …read more
Source: European Voice