When the Berlin Wall was torn down in 1989 and then the former Soviet Union fell in 1991, many believed the Cold War between the United States and Russia had ended. For a couple of decades, it seemed that relations between the two super-powers seemed to warm and the threat of war had diminished.
The eight years of Barack Obama’s reign, the US basically bowed at Putin’s feet and kissed his shoes, which is why it baffled so many concerning the allegations of collusion between Donald Trump and Russia. This is especially true as in the nearly 15 months of Trump’s presidency, relations with Russia have grown much colder than since the Cold War ended.
The Cold War was just turned up a couple notches with Trump’s dire warning made to Putin concerning their support of Syria’s brutal regime which is being accused of another chemical attack against the Syrian people.
(Constitution.com) – Earlier in 2018, there were several times that we were ready to call it. Ready to tell the world that the New Cold War was upon it. In fact, we had an article entitled “The 5 Undeniable Signs That We’re In A New Cold War.
Things have been steadily heating up over the last few years between the U.S. and their Russian counterparts, as the carving up of the middle east continues in a slash-and-hack fashion smack dab in between us. Russia’s ongoing involvement in the ridiculously brutal Syrian Civil War has raised a number of questions about the legitimacy of the Kremlin’s claims in the region, with American action taken back in the early days of the Trump administration garnering an inexplicably strong reaction from Russia.
From April of 2017:
Russia warned on Friday that U.S. cruise missile strikes on a Syrian air base could have “extremely serious” consequences, as President Donald Trump’s first major foray into a foreign conflict opened up a rift between Moscow and Washington…
Many fear that Trump’s comments and warnings to Putin may have gone too far. Within the last month, Russia announced that it had developed a new hypersonic missile capable of carrying many nuclear warheads that could also avoid US defenses. Chances are, the nuclear warheads were made with the uranium that the Obama administration sold to them.