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Sun Feb 5, 2017, 11:05 AM Feb 2017

Can't see the Putin forest for the Trump trees

Under shit storm of all of Trump's outrageous actions there is one continuing theme: rapprochement with Russia. The steps include;

de legitimatizing intelligence community and other agencies so he will not be questioned about his support of Russian goals;

alienating allies so that Russia will remain the only "ally" of US;

confirmation as Sos of Tillerson, known to have close relations and business dealings with Russia that were halted due to Obama sanctions;

removal of sanctions against Russia so Russia can make billions off of oil deal with Exxon;

ignoring Russian military expansion in Europe.

His strategy of chaos is working. Don't mistake chaos for either madness or ineptness. It is a necessary step to hollowing out government and social institutions.

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Can't see the Putin forest for the Trump trees (Original Post) cheyanne Feb 2017 OP
ADD: Bombing Iran which will send oil prices sky high thereby benefitting Putin's economy. Trust Buster Feb 2017 #1
thanks for the addition. cheyanne Feb 2017 #2
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