"Talking" to the Russians about "lowering tensions", as the Obama administration continues to insist, is both absurd and idiotic. The "tensions" are caused by a Russian invasion - by subterfuge and propaganda. Tension is their objective - to dominate Ukraine by hook or by crook. Isn't this obvious? Anne Applebaum, who's forgotten more about Russia than Kerry or Obama will ever know, explains why.
Anne Applebaum: A fearful new world, imperiled by Russia's subterfuge - The Washington Posthttp://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/anne-applebaum-a-fearful-new-world-imperiled-by-russias-subterfuge/2014/04/16/69a28170-c584-11e3-9f37-7ce307c56815_story.html