Sheldon Richman: America is in No Position To Lecture Russia About Imperialism

Obama and PutinThe
conflict in Ukraine has prompted several level-headed commentators
to point out that, of all governments, the U.S. government is in no
position to lecture Russia about respecting other nations’ borders.
America, too, has ling engaged in empire-building. This history
doesn’t excuse Russia, writes Sheldon Richman, but it accounts for
the less-than-awed reception for President Obama’s and Secretary
Kerry’s sanctimonious utterances.

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