MOSCOW â€” Ever since U.S. intelligence officials accused Russia of interfering in November’s presidential elections, President Donald Trump has been forced to deny accusationsÂ that he is a Kremlin puppet.
There’s another explanation for the Kremlin’s meddling, one that may seem counterintuitive, but â€” in the absence of a smoking gun proving that Trump is in Russian President Vladimir Putinâ€™s pocket â€” is equally viable. What if Trump played Putin?
Consider the possibility that Trump misled the Kremlin with vaguely positive statements on issues crucial to Russia, such as lifting economic sanctions and recognizing Crimea, with no intention of following through. In …read more
Source: European Voice