In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calling the breach "a very serious matter" and going public with allegations that have simmered for some time. The treaty confrontation comes at a highly strained time between President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin over Russia's intervention in Ukraine and Russia's grant of asylum to National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.
An administration official said President Barack Obama notified Russian President Vladimir Putin of the U.S. determination in a letter Monday.A STERNLY WRITTEN LETTER NO DOUBT.
ONE THAT WILL HAVE AS MUCH EFFECT AS OBAMA'S RED-LINE IN SYRIA.
I BELIEVE OBAMA IS NOT JUST APPEASING PUTIN - NOR JUST BEING "MORE FLEXIBLE"; THE WAY THINGS HAVE BEEN GOING, OBAMA MIGHT AS WELL BE WORKING FOR PUTIN.
YES: ALL THIS IS ACCORDING TO PLAN: