Obama is as opaque as any politician America has ever produced. The international man of mystery remains unvetted with one week left in his second term. His motives are anything but obvious.
Still, patterns emerge. There is predictability in unpredictability. Obama seems to have a soft spot for ISIS. Putin wants to destroy ISIS. This places them at odds with one another.
In March of 2012, Obama was famously caught on a hot mic telling Dmitry Medevev to pass on to Putin that Obama would have more flexibility after his re-election. Relations between Barry and Vlad fell apart quickly. What came between them? Could have been ISIS.
This blogger wants to spend more time on this subject and we hope, avoid World War III in the process. Unfortunately this blogger will be offline for a few days. Meanwhile, Obama is moving troops to Russia's doorstep. Why now, Obama?
May God protect us from the warmongers.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — American soldiers rolled into Poland on Thursday, fulfilling a dream some Poles have had since the fall of communism in 1989 to have U.S. troops on their soil as a deterrent against Russia.
It is part of a larger commitment by President Barack Obama to protect a region that grew deeply nervous when Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014 and then began backing separatist rebels in Ukraine's east.
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