McFaul: Biden-Putin Summit 'Not A Time For Happy Talk' 1

McFaul: Biden-Putin Summit ‘Not A Time For Happy Talk’

 

NBC News international affairs analyst Michael McFaul discusses what he expects from the Biden-Putin summit in Geneva. 

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46 comments

  1. We already know what will happen. Putin will lie to Biden’s face, both men will be aware that the other one knows, and then they will go home.

    1. You forget the part where Biden doesnt remember where he is or who he is. Then goes home after a long nap.

    2. @Randall Timmons
      I am not into victim shaming; after all, you didn’t ask to be indoctrinated; it was done to you. But it has been enough time now. Snap out of it.
      No more excuses.

  2. I’m sure Biden is going to be stern with putin.
    I’m sure it’s not going to be happy talk.

    1. Putin is engaged in judo. This sport has a special philosophy. Putin treats Biden as a partner, not a rival. America is, together with China, part of the global balance. They will talk about this.

    2. “But neither can two great and powerful groups of nations take comfort from our present course—both sides overburdened by the cost of modern weapons, both rightly alarmed by the steady spread of the deadly atom, yet both racing to alter that uncertain balance of terror that stays the hand of mankind’s final war. So let us begin anew—remembering on both sides that civility is not a sign of weakness, and sincerity is always subject to proof. Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate. Let both sides explore what problems unite us instead of belaboring those problems which divide us.” John F. Kennedy, at his inaugural address on Jan. 20, 1963. He was right, then and he’s still right.

    1. We have already seen Biden in Russia. This was during the time of Brezhnev. We have been dreaming of his return for forty years.

  3. OK so how about a status report on “payback” starting with election interference, bounties on GI’s in Afghanistan and Solar Winds One.
    Then last week we had our chance.
    Up or down on the natural gas pipeline to the EU- And now Putin has them by the throat and he does whatever he wants. Solar Winds Two same official crew and home delivers his best buddy’s worst critic and his girlfriend.

    1. There is a lot of propaganda in America. More than in the Soviet Union. You are wrong.
      Exports of pipeline gas from Russia in 2020 are $ 25.24 billion, and food exports are $ 30.7 billion. Russia’s gold and foreign exchange reserves are $ 600 billion. The size of the National Welfare Fund is $ 185.87 billion.
      It is impossible to dictate the terms of Russia.

  4. President Biden needs to channel JFK’s response to the USSR during the Cuban missile crisis in which he basically called out their bluff and said hey if you want to go to war let’s do it. Putin is an oligarch in the finest traditions of Lenin, Stalin and Khrushchev. Traditionally, Russia respects strength and exploits weakness.

    1. Is that hwy Putin enjoyed Trump and the Republican party? Trump and the Republican party is/was/are the weakest part of the government in the US?

  5. Trump kneeled before Putin, his master.
    Those who kneel before Trump have made America the world’s laughing stock.

    1. Not true and the facts do not support it. Those who kneel for Obama and Biden are the ones who the world is shaking their heads at and saying “wake up already, but don’t go woke”. The REAL news facts and stats are available but not on 90% of MSM which even the courts have ruled are platforms for hired hosts to promote opinions of the 15 billionaires that own them. Since the 80’s six monopolies have been burying the truth because it does NOT support their lies and opinions but it DOES support everyone else’s that actually believe in this country. Education is the enemy of this current regime aka cult of corruption and why there is such a huge movement to prevent it

    2. @P C Yawn.. I know some live in alternative reality.. And don’t blaming President Obama for anything.. He woz your Best President .!!

  6. Every bitcoin investor right now is just smiling at the price of bitcoin as it held strong and indeed valuable enough to generating good ROI. More persons are gonna become millionaires and we have bitcoin thanks for that

    1. Relating bitcoin investment to forex trading definitely means there are risk involved and just how do you appropriate risk measures

    2. I am reporting you. You don’t have anything to say about this thread. You just want people to make your investment go up. .
      BUY SOME ADS if you want to preach am investment. THIS IS NOT THE WAY and its illegal on this site..
      Friggin TROLL!

  7. America is a prosperous country under the competent Biden administration’s capable leadership.

    1. America was prosperous country even before Biden. The only difference is the inflation is getting out of control under Biden, and the money in your pocket buy you less with every passing day.

    1. @Traya Nicole You’re joking, right? Flynn just urged us all to commit to participation in yet another insurrection! Wake up!

  8. Revelation 13:1,2 “And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a

    beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon

    his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy. And the

    beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the

    feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon

    gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority.”

  9. You know, it may not be “a time for happy talk,” but it is a time for the discovery of common ground — if any there be. Richard Nixon discovered several key areas where we could agree to disagree and some others where we could agree. Why can’t we do that? If President Biden goes into this meeting denigrating Russia and it’s leader, he can only expect to be treated in kind. Is that really what we want??

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