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“Ukraine War, October 26, 2022: The context for analysis of current developments; The “dirty bomb” as a Russian propaganda distraction from current war crimes,” The Trenchant Observer, October 26, 2022.
1) Vivian Salama and Michael R. Gordon, “Senior White House Official Involved in Undisclosed Talks With Top Putin Aides; Jake Sullivan has had confidential discussions with Russian counterparts amid concerns over escalation and nuclear threat,” Wall Street Journal, November 6, 2022 (updated at 4:57 pm ET);
Urgent Democratic Leadership Meeting Needed on or soon after November 9!
We have spoken at length about the incompetence of President Biden’s foreign policy team, both here and in the Trenchant Observations newsletter on Substack.
Democratic leaders should meet on Wednesday, November 9, to demand the resignation of National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan, and also that of Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
This is the team that gave us the Afghanistan withdrawal decision, and who allowed Biden to broadcast that NATO would not use force if Russia invaded Ukraine.
The Biden administration has broken trust with its NATO partners and all the other members of the broad international coalition that is supporting Ukraine’s self-defense against Russian aggression and barbarism.
There will be time for more analysis later. What is absolutely clear already, now, is that Sullivan and Blinken must resign immediately or be fired.
Sullivan has betrayed all the other countries that support Ukraine.
If it weren’t for the mid-terms on Tuesday, we should all be ouside screaming at Biden, Sullivan, and Blinken in rage.
Democrats knew these guys were incompetent. Still, the incompetence they have just demonstrated should move us all to intense outrage.
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