That is the one word description of Vladimir Putin’s behavior by Robert Gates probably the one person in the USA that knows Russia and Putin better than any other. Gates joined the CIA in 1966 and served as its Director under Republican and Democrat Presidents and as our Secretary of Defense under George W. Bush


The Bear is Putin and he can’t quite get his story straight. He feels, in his gut, that Ukraine is really part of Russia but he doesn’t know how to say so, convincingly. Every time he gets ready to find a reason to start some high-intensity pushing and shoving in Ukraine, Jake Sullivan stools the


Ukraine is a core interest of Russia but not for the US. We care, of course, but not to die for. We don’t even have a confirmed Ambassador in Ukraine and Ukraine is not a Member of NATO. Biden is 79 Putin is 69. Putin has time. Biden is going to want to get Ukraine