25 Times Trump Has Been Dangerously Hawkish On Russia

1. Implementing a Nuclear Posture Review with a more aggressive stance toward Russia

2. Arming Ukraine

3. Bombing Syria

4. Staging coup attempts in Venezuela

5. Withdrawing from the INF treaty

6. Ending the Open Skies Treaty

7. Selling Patriot missiles to Poland

8. Occupying Syrian oil fields

9. Killing Russians in Syria

10. Tanks in Estonia

11. War ships in the Black Sea

12. Sanctions

13. More sanctions

14. Still more sanctions

15. Even more sanctions

16. Guess what? MORE sanctions

17. Oh hey, more sanctions

18. Secondary sanctions

19. Forcing Russian media to register as foreign agents

20. Throwing out Russian diplomats

21. Training Polish and Latvian fighters “to resist Russian aggression”

22. Refusal to recognize Crimea as part of the Russian Federation

23. Sending 1,000 troops to Poland

24. Withdrawing from the Iran deal

25. Attacking Russian gas interests



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Caitlin Johnstone

Caitlin Johnstone

I write about the end of illusions.