The Bear is moving in, what will the Eagle do?
On February 28, Russian troop aided by the pro-Moscow militant group occupied strategic sites and building across the Crimean Peninsula under the pretense of “protecting Russian people.” Now Crimea is under the direct control of Moscow. The Russian parliament has voted to annex the region into the Russian Federation. There was a mass rally in the capital of Ukraine. The demonstration brought down the Russian backed President Viktor Yanukovych. Moscow could not tolerate this. So they decided to violate the Ukrainian territorial integrity and invaded Crimea. Soon after the invasion there was a dubious referendum in ...view middle of the document...
Another suggestion is that we should increase economic aid to Ukraine. Rachel Brody says in the U.S News Digital Weekly that there was a ninety-minute converstion between President Obama and Putin, which made no progress. However, Secretary of state John Kerry traveled to Ukraine to meet with Ukraine’s Government. In a show of support for Ukraine’s shaky government and a new swipe at Russia, Secretary of State John Kerry visited Ukraine in March with an offer of one billion dollars in an American loan guarantee and pledges of technical assistance. Colleen Curry of ABC News says “The aid is made up of a one billion dollar loan guarantee as well as technical and financial experts to help the Ukraine’s bank and finance ministry with its financial affairs and help prepare the country for national elections in May.” United State is giving out a one billion dollar loan to the financial institution in Ukraine to prepare for the election. We have helped so many countries in the past across the world. We gave them money, we rebuild nations, our government is doing great things across the globe to satisfy our allies but when we look within our country but we have this tremendous debt of seventeen trillion dollars or more. What are we doing to decrease our debt? What about the future of our children? What about the future our nation? It is not as if we have all this free money in our pocket to give away. Why is it that the United States not getting involved in the African nations? Why are we ignoring the other side of the coin? Our children should not have to suffer for the mistake our leaders are creating, they deserve better. Global security is important but also we should not forget to secure our future.
Another idea is that Russia is recapturing the former USSR states. According to an article written by Michael Crowley in Time magazine. ““Does Putin want more of Ukraine?” Putin has repeatedly said based on little evidence that parts of eastern Ukraine has a large ethnic...