By: Donald Lambro
3/7/2014 11:44 AM
WASHINGTON — How Barack Obama deals with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will likely define his presidency in the history books. But after five years of coddling Moscow and its brutal authoritarian regime, there’s little confidence left in his leadership.
The immediate reaction among Washington’s top political and media power centers to President Vladimir Putin’s audacious military incursion in Crimea is that it’s the result of Obama’s foreign policy incompetence in an increasingly dangerous world — one in which we face a treacherous foe who thinks the Cold War never ended.