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originally posted by: BrokedownChevy
Look at all the traitors. Putin is a criminal at best and a dictator at worst. Hes not our friend and the worst kind of company. Instead of playing these stupid games how about we continue to sanction Russia until they learn that in order to have access to all the things America has to offer you have to not interfere in our elections or violate the human rights of its own people.
Anyone who is looking to normalize relations with Putin is likely a criminal themselves. Putin needs to start acting like he has dignity and come back to the world stage as a partner instead of a taker.
originally posted by: WeRpeons
a reply to: TrueAmerican
I hope he proves me wrong. Actions speak louder than words. I just hope the American people who voted for him don't regret the decision they made. Sometimes anger interferes with making reasonable and sensible decisions.
Now if we can just stop killing Arabs for Israel.
It just happens that I lean more towards Russia's foreign policy, as they are the lesser of two evil and don't tend to occupy other countries and overthrow their legally elected governments.
Some people call Putin a dictator, and think he should be removed in favour of "democracy", but this model just doesn't work in some countries.
Mr Trump has indicated that his foreign policy stance will be less interventionist than his predecessors'. He stated in the second presidential debate that regime change only causes more instability in the Middle East and while Mr Assad is not exactly a welcome partner, shoring up his government is the best way to stem the extremism that has flourished in the chaos of Syria’s civil war.
Mr Trump has suggested withdrawing support for the Syrian rebels still fighting in east Aleppo, neighbouring Idlib province and the south of the country, which could prove to finally tilt the war in the Syrian government's favour.
The US has tacitly supported rebels in the war both logistically and financially. In order to bring peace to the conflict which has killed more than 400,000 people to date, Washington has been committed to the idea that Mr Assad must be removed from power.