Is there an exit door available for Trump? Yes, there is. The US Defence Secretary James Mattis said that the work to assess the intelligence on the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria’s Douma is still in progress.
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It wasn’t the work of the two countries’ diplomats or even US-Russian relations as a whole that took the biggest hit from Washington’s recent decision. The main fallout from Trump’s move might be seen in Vladimir Putin’s new disappointment in him.
In the next six years Russian President Vladimir Putin will have to meet a number of key challenges both at home as well as abroad. Let’s take a look at where Russia’s foreign and domestic policies might be headed.
If US President Donald Trump is not just another Trojan horse of the Neocon concept of Pax Americana, there are real chances to get rid of the US imperialism in the nearest future and to establish international relations on a more democratic foundation.
The US didn’t anticipate being humiliated on the global stage after President Putin exposed the billions of dollars that American taxpayers invested in their country’s so-called “missile defense shield” as being useless against Russia
Almost everything coming from the mainstream media about the presidential elections in Russia takes the form of either direct propaganda aimed against Vladimir Putin or else a call to boycott the vote.
Neither MSM nor Alt-Media tended to pay much attention to the bulk of the President’s speech focusing on domestic issues, as they each seem to have independently arrived at the same conclusion that such topics aren’t “sexy” enough for their audience.
But will Washington listen? The real US military budget is close to $1 trillion, not including the US intelligence budget which is larger that Russia’s entire annual defense budget, a meager $42.3 billion.
Russia’s growing military power is a solid guarantee of global peace as this power preserves and will preserve strategic parity and the balance of forces in the world, which, as is known, have been and remain a key factor of international security after WWII and up to the present day.
In 2014 following a self-determination referendum of the people of Crimea the Russian Federation declared reunification with the Crimean Peninsula which was illegitimately transfered to the Soviet Ukraine in 1954. The western global corporative media, politicians and statesmen classified the act as a matter of “aggression, violation of international law and unlawful occupation”.
The US did the right thing for self-interested reasons that have to do with its envisioned role in determining the outcome of the Russian-led political solution to the War on Syria.
Russia did not get involved in Syria in order to “save Assad”, but to protect the constitutional order of the state and prevent its Libyan-like fall to terrorists.