Barry Rubin tells on Facebook
Why Obama Doesn't Understand Putin; Why Putin Doesn't Like ObamaMr Rubin then says at this link:
If one looks deeper into Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s annoyance at U.S. President Barack Obama it reveals a lot more than just the differences between the leadership in Moscow and Washington.Mr. Rubin goes on to say:
Putin is a traditional leader, which means he believes in making his country strong, never apologizing, using power in international relations, and having ambitions to gain influence in other countries. Indeed, he’s also somewhat aggressive seeking to restore the glory of Russia past.
One of those "old" and "outdated" ideas of international relations is to reward your friends and punish your enemies. Obama has reversed that concept in his policy.To which I replied:
Barry says:Barry R. then came back with:
"One of those "old" and "outdated" ideas of international relations is to reward your friends and punish your enemies."
And yet Obama understands that very well when it comes to American politics. So the question is: why does he think things work differently in international relations? Unless he is committed to reducing American power.
Barry Rubin on Facebook said he agrees with me but he is being jerk and asking me to remove his words posted at Facebook. So they are gone.Thank you Barry Rubin. And thank you for being what you are.
Cross Posted at Classical Values