Snowden claims he intended to spark a national dialogue in Russia about that country’s domestic spying. Seriously.
NSA leaker Edward Snowden went on Russian TV yesterday to assist Vladimir Putin in a PR stunt.
“Putin claims to have ownership” of “significant parts of Georgia, Ukraine, Belarus, Baltic States and Finland.”
“What we are now witnessing is the behavior of a politician who has clearly lost his mind.”
Stalin killed, conservatively, between 4 and 10 million Russians, though some estimates go as high as 60 million.
“Thank you for ensuring that I can just concentrate on doing whatever I want.”
“Saakashvili stressed repeatedly that he expected Russia to follow its ’08 invasion of Georgia with intervention.”
Putin is a “strong leader” but Obama is a “dictator.” Yeah, right.
The lesson of Iraq was that in the modern era, invading a country is easy — but occupation is hard, and costly.
The lady doth protest too much, methinks.