Stand Up to Putin

In the Washington Post, Robert Kagan has harsh words for Bush, because Bush has no harsh words for Putin as he takes Russia closer to totalitarianism. Read it--it's good.

I blame John Ashcroft.

Via Oxblog.


I have serious doubts about his motives but there are also two other things in play. One is Chechnya which is trying to become another Muslim state and the other is the fact that Russia is still not a first world nation. They simply don't have the resources we do (though with the raw resources they have I don't know why).