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President Trump’s instincts on Ukraine have been bad, but he’s right about one thing

By Michael E. O’HanlonTo be sure, President Donald Trump continues to get many things wrong in regard to U.S. relations with Ukraine. According to recent reporting by The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post, among others, he still thinks that Ukrainian officials tried to help Hillary Clinton defeat him in 2016. He thinks, also without evidence, that they have protected former Vice President Joe Biden’s son Hunter from investigations into purported financial irregularities. He buys into Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ridiculous theory that Ukraine is not a “real country.” And he views Ukraine as so universally corrupt that he …read more

Source:: Brookings


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