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Why are we surprised ?

Reader comment on item: Obama's Hollow Promises Abroad
in response to reader comment: the EU's hollow promises, Ukraine's hollow promises

Submitted by Stephen H. Chopek (United States), Feb 24, 2014 at 15:00

The current situation in the ukraine is tragic and brings great sadness to Ukranian Americans. The ukranian problem goes bacc to when the Obama Administration reced with its Re-set policy and other signs of weakness communicated by the Obama Administration itself - the Red Line with Syria (inaction). Putin looked at this US policy weakness and the door was open to ussia for exploitaton. I am afraid civil war is imminent in the Ukraine. US policy options are weak and limited.

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