Ronald Hart is a syndicated op-ed humorist, award-wining author and TV/radio commentator. His columns are carried in over forty newspapers and online publications including USA Today, Forbes, The Daily Caller, Orange County Register, Dallas News and Panama City News Herald.
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Putin wants Ukraine back in the USSR
Russian-backed Ukrainian separatists, bent on getting the old USSR band back together, shot down a Malaysian airliner. Rivaled only by Obama, Putin is adept at blaming others. He did so in this case, but since he shot down a plane full of Europeans, he might have angered more than Americans.
The reason the U.S. does not need to get involved in conflicts around the world – Syria, Egypt, Iran, Afghanistan, Libya and, now, Ukraine – is that we do not have a direct security interest in them. But mostly these conflicts are harder to understand than a Joseph A. Bank clothing sale. You go in, get confused, spend a lot of money and then realize you got nothing of value.
One could argue that Putin's aggression in Crimea and eastern Ukraine was provoked by Obama's perceived weakness. Obama is not a military president. All he knows is how to run attack ads in Iowa, instruct his mainstream media to engage in politics of personal destruction and have the IRS audit his enemies or...full column text
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