The reality is that it has largely been the U.S. that has been the aggressor through the terrifying and costly decades of the Cold War that this latest treaty exit action threatens to re-ignite.
"This administration has damaged, perhaps irreparably, an int'l order that has served U.S. interests for decades, turned a blind eye to catastrophic climate change, corroded our govt, [and] poisoned our national discourse."
Russia became the bipartisan justification for an $716 billion defense budget and nuclear build-up.
According to the indictment, the GRU officers were charged with conspiracy to commit computer crimes, aggravated identity theft, and conspiracy to launder money.
"...I can today tell the House that, based on a body of intelligence, the Government has concluded that the two individuals named by the police and CPS are officers from the Russian military intelligence service..."
"Manafort could spend the rest of his life in jail, and Cohen could be headed there too. This raises the threat that Trump will try to pardon his way to obstruction of justice. If he does, we will take to the streets."