Ходжа Н. (hojja_nusreddin) wrote,
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Sen. Marco Rubio calls Putin 'weak' and says U.S. must deal with 'China of today'


Sen. Marco Rubio, potential Republican vice presidential candidate, gave a major address on foreign policy at Brookings Institution at noon today.

On Russia, Rubio bluntly states that President Putin “might talk tough, but he knows he is weak. Everywhere he looks, he sees threats to his rule, real and imagined. And so he uses state-owned media to preach paranoia and anti-Western sentiments to Russians.”

Rubio assails China's “curtain of secrecy," explaining that “we hold out hope for a new China of tomorrow, but for now we must deal with the China of today.” The Florida Senator went on to say that it would be “foolish” to count on China to "defend and support global economic and political freedom or take up the cause of human rights.”
Tags: американа, выбор, россия
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