Friday :: Jun 15, 2007

Clueless About Russia


by Steve

Defense Secretary Gates said yesterday that the Bush Administration was blowing off Vladimir Putin's suggestion that a Star Wars missile interceptor base be installed in Azerbaijan or Iraq instead of Eastern Europe. Today, he says he is surprised at the silent reaction from the Russians since he made his announcement.

Given that Bush, Rice, and Gates were caught totally off guard by Putin's suggestion, and now are surprised at Putin's silence, aren't you more than a little scared at how of touch the Bush Administration is with Russia? I'm glad to see that Condi's claim to academic fame is doing her so much good right about now.

Steve :: 8:29 AM :: Comments (7) :: Digg It!