Trump Is Locked in a Macho Contest With Putin

His administration’s Russia policy hasn’t suddenly turned hostile over Syria: Let’s admit it was hawkish from the start

Bloomberg Opinion
Apr 12, 2018 · 5 min read
Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

By Leonid Bershidsky

In remarks for his confirmation hearing, Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of state, said “soft policy” toward Russia…

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