csdickeyOneshould keep in mind as well that Trump's ties to known and alleged mobsters from Russia and Ukraine go way back. They helped him build his real estate branding empire. See this fine report by @cjcmichel and @michaeldweiss@thedailybeast
In 2014, almost anyone who wanted to fight the Russians in Ukraine was more than welcome. But today one volunteer battalion is accused of white-supremacist terrorism.
csdickeyA piece by @annanemtsova and me that shows just how complicated Ukraine’s political, military and moral landscape has become - Ukraine’s Anti-Russia Azov Battalion: ‘Minutemen’ or Neo-Nazi Terrorists?
The moment may come when soldiers have to choose between the Constitution and Donald Trump. No doubt most will embrace the Constitution. But some will see that as a tough call.
csdickey@ClaireBerlinski Shades of "Seven Days in May." But would the generals in this scenario be the good guys? And even if they were, would their Trump-loving subordinates follow their lead? It's terrible we have to ask such questions. But we must.
If President Trump doesn’t demonstrate the leadership that America needs, then it is time for a new person in the Oval Office.
csdickeyOur Republic Is Under Attack From the President - This piece by Adm. McRaven starts as a classic paean to the bravery and sacrifice of U.S. soldiers, then swings dramatically to a stunning indictment of Trump. Must read.