Merkel Is the Unsung Hero of Ukraine Crisis | News | The Moscow Times

Angela Merkel, the Chancellor of Germany

Angela Merkel, the Chancellor of Germany (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This is an outstanding article by Judy Dempsey,  senior associate and editor-in-chief of Strategic Europe at Carnegie Europe, published in the Moscow Times. It’s a strongly recommended read. Check it out!

via Merkel Is the Unsung Hero of Ukraine Crisis | News | The Moscow Times.

The article makes good sense to me and I worry about Angela Merkel passing negotiations with Russia to Obama‘s team.

Thoughts?

Russia Would See U.S. Moves to Arm Ukraine as Declaration of War | Business | The Moscow Times

Barack Obama, President, talked with David Cam...

Barack Obama, President, talked with David Cameron, Prime Minister, and Angela Merkel, Chancellor, at the 36th G8 summit in Muskoka District Municipality, Ontario Province on June 25, 2010. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This is an important, must-read article, published in the Moscow Times.

via Russia Would See U.S. Moves to Arm Ukraine as Declaration of War | Business | The Moscow Times.

Despite protests from Euope’s leaders, like Angela Merkel, President Obama is still dithering over arming Ukraine.

Given Obama’s foreign policy and military interventions, I worry deeply about Obama starting a shooting war in Europe.

Surely, it’s time for some good old-fashioned horse-trading?

Thoughts?