Let Ukrainians Solve their Problems

August 3, 2014 – The U.S. has instituted more sanctions against Russia for its involvement in Ukraine. Sanctions, which are actions of war, only make the situation worse.

At the same time Obama calls for Russia to stay out of Ukraine to let Ukrainians solve their own issues, the U.S. continues to meddle. From my latest weekly column for the Ron Paul Institute:

Even when the goals are clear, sanctions have a lousy track record. Sanctions are acts of war. These sanctions will most definitely have a negative effect on the US economy as well as the Russian economy. Why is “winning” Ukraine so important to Washington? Why are they risking a major war with Russia to deny people in Ukraine the right to self-determination? Let’s just leave Ukraine alone!

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