Wednesday, February 19, 2014

It reset to the cold war

It's odd that the initial handicapping on Hillary Clinton's presidential chances in 2016 is focused on possible baggage from Bill and not from the biggest miscalculation of her own time as US Secretary of State, namely the supposed reset of relations with Russia in 2009.

5 years later, with Ukraine in turmoil, Aleppo being barrel-bombed to oblivion, and the Kremlin no doubt working on reasons to say that there's nothing that can be done in Venezuela or North Korea, there's not much in the way of benefits from the policy.