(April 7) The common narrative now is that Trump is in cahoots with Putin and that Russia helped Trump win and that Putin and Donald are good friends.
|However, Trump seems to have done almost nothing to help Russia. He has praised NATO and is cooperating with moves to place more NATO troops on Russia's doorstep. He has not even tried to remove sanctions. He has made no moves towards detente with Russia in spite of his earlier rhetoric and campaign promises. Now he has blamed Assad for a gas attack in northern Syria before there has been any investigation or attempts by the UN to find out exactly what happened. Not satisfied with blaming Assad, whom Putin supports, Trump went on to attack an air base where Russians were present. As the saying goes: "With friends like that, who needs enemies?|