Last week, Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, chewed out Russia for escalating attacks on Ukraine. There was a general sigh of relief from those concerned with President Donald Trump’s cosying-up to his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin.
Does her statement represent the president’s new foreign policy vis-à-vis Russia?
Unfortunately, the signs continue to be unclear.
In the telephone conversation that followed the UN statement, for instance, Trump told Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko: “We will work with Ukraine, Russia and all other parties involved to help them restore peace along the border.”
But there is no border dispute: There is Russia’s occupation …read more
Source: Ottawa Citizen