Gordon Chang reports the Russian foreign-policy establishment is saying with one voice, “Look, we’re not playing ball. Punish us for Georgia, and we’ll upset your precious little multilateral applecart.” This is about as blunt as diplomats get.
So, what now, Jack Matlock? I know, “What can we give the Russians to regain that ‘genuine strategic cooperation’ that’s always just around the corner?”
Let’s go back to the Fallacy of Foreign-Policy Egocentrism: It’s not all about us.
Don’t ask impertinent questions like that jackass Adept Lu.