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Vice President Joe Biden said in an interview that Russia's economy is "withering," and suggested the trend will force the country to make accommodations to the West on a wide range of national-security issues, including loosening its grip on former Soviet republics and shrinking its vast nuclear arsenal.
Mr. Biden said he believes Russia's economic problems are part of a series of developments that have contributed to a significant rethinking by Moscow of its international self-interest. The geographical proximity of the emerging nuclear programs in Iran and North Korea is also likely
Originally posted by breakingdradles
Biden Says Weakened Russia Will Bend to U.S.
Originally posted by Jacob08
Why is America so concerned about bending nations too their will? I'm not a huge fan or Russia but when America starts telling other countries to obey it's worrying.
Originally posted by jam321
Begs to question why Obama picked Biden as his VP in the first place?