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A Few Thoughts on Russia, Ukraine and the US and How We Got Here

OSAKA, JAPAN - JUNE 28: (----EDITORIAL USE ONLY MANDATORY CREDIT - "KREMLIN PRESS OFFICE / HANDOUT" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS----) US President Donald Trump (R) m... OSAKA, JAPAN - JUNE 28: (----EDITORIAL USE ONLY MANDATORY CREDIT - "KREMLIN PRESS OFFICE / HANDOUT" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS----) US President Donald Trump (R) meets Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) on the first day of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan on June 28, 2019. (Photo by Kremlin Press Office / Handout/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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February 15, 2022 4:15 p.m.

I usually let notes from TPM Readers speak for themselves. But TPM Reader JE’s note made me think JE both didn’t know the extent to which he and I agree or where I get my news. It also gave me an opportunity to address a few issues I’ve been wanting to discuss.

First, JE

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