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In Eastern Europe, Biden
finds uncertain allies

Washington Post, by Scott Wilson

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Posted By:earlybird, 3/19/2014 10:30:30 AM

VILNIUS, Lithuania—Vice President Biden’s we’re-all-in-this together tour of Eastern Europe, a two-country stop that concludes here Wednesday, has highlighted not only the growing regional anxieties over Russia’s designs on Ukraine but also how much work the Obama administration has to do to convince allies of its support. At its core, Biden’s message here and in Poland was a simple reaffirmation of what one senior administration official called a “bedrock commitment”: The United States would honor NATO’s basic premise that if one member nation is attacked, all would come to its defense. (Snip)In some ways, the anxieties are the inevitable result

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They are uncertain whether Obama will really be there. Their fears are not groundless, but based upon what they have observed. His failed "foreign policy". His penchant for attempting to "negotiate" with tyrants. His philosophy of "leading from behind".

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 3/19/2014 11:57:13 AM     (No. 9775161)

They are waiting for Bugs Bunny and they got Elmer Fudd. Bugs is too busy to help. He´s picking his NCAA basketball brakets to be worried about a Russian takeover of Eastern Europe.
We are being led by a cabal of nitwit bozos.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: harper, 3/19/2014 1:26:20 PM     (No. 9775335)

They know exactly how the Czechs felt in 1939.

Peace for our time

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Reply 3 - Posted by: tren9, 3/19/2014 1:36:26 PM     (No. 9775356)

Joe Bite-Me: ´Don´t worry, we are not going to stab you in the back again. The only reason I am standing here behind you is to tell you we got your back, Jack.´

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