Obama desperate to distance Trump from Putin: Analyst


The administration of US President Barack Obama is desperately looking for ways to prevent President-elect Donald Trump from cooperating with Russia, says an American analyst.

James Petras, a political commentator based in New York, told Press TV on Wednesday that the recent expansion of US sanctions against Russia was aimed at creating a “conflictual situation” before Trump’s inauguration on January 20.

Ties between Washington and Moscow further soured after the US Treasury Department on Tuesday blacklisted several Russian companies and individuals over their alleged connection to the Ukrainian crisis and the 2014 reunification of the Crimean peninsula with the Russian mainland.

The Treasury said the sanctions were against eight Russian infrastructure, shipping and construction companies that have ties to projects in and near Crimea.

Despite Obama’s animosity towards Russia, his successor has pledged cooperation with Moscow on many…

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  • JosephConrad


    • Joe Blow

      Are you just fu*king stupid? All caps is yelling. Goddamn grow up!!

      • doodaa

        Been trying to school this dumb-fuck for 6 months, now. No hope. Just fuck leave him alone. No hope.Some people you can reason with and some you just can’t. Drop it. You wasting good time.

        • Joe Blow

          Thanks, it is just irritating you know. All caps is hard to read and like everyone but him knows, it is equal to yelling. ?

          • doodaa

            Good to know I’m not alone trying to deal with this dummy. Thanks

      • doodaa

        YES HE IS

  • doodaa

    Obammy has been distant to the American propel for 8 years. Fuck that Sunnir Nigger. He and his big dick wife…time to go. Shake them niggers upside down and mammy and their duaghters .too/ Theiving niggers.

  • John Conner

    Moooolum bath house Barry and his fag man wife Mike, will soon be running from all there crimes, but will be tracked down like the scum they are and hung for there treason.

    • Zone43

      O’Bomber is just doing what his master George Soros tells him to do. Soros hates Russia because they are after him for doing a jew job on them and I hope they get him soon. Hope O’Bomber is tried for treason with his ape looking shemale.

  • gmatch

    Russia has to be careful, Trump reminds of the Hitler Stalin pact.

    • Zone43

      That Russia was jew led and a communist country, Russia now is Christian and led by a decent man who is a Christian. The Bush’s, Clinton and O’Bamma are all jew led.

  • Trump and Putin are going to shake hands. Then they will team up to neutralize Obama’s creation called ISIS. That is what Obama and the CIA fear. Being unmasked and held accountable.

    • doodaa

      I agree. Question is, what about China?

  • chris

    i would say this is treason by the soon to be jobless fraud. sanctions are acts of war.

  • Falcon101

    The operative word here is “DESPERATE”!
    The entire elite neocon establishment is absolutely Desperate to get rid of Trump for fear of their globalist crimes being exposed and them all ending up in Nuremberg trials just as the criminals were hanged after WWII.
    Desperation on the cusp of madness is what we are all witnessing and they are falling over one another trying to reel in the former followers of the MSM and are FAILING HUGE!

  • L Garou

    Trump vs Obama is akin to child abuse.
    Putin vs Obama is akin to child abuse.
    (it’s Mother nature, stupid)

  • yep

    obama take a hike, no one wants to listen to you anymore, you fu*ked this country up, and you killed many americas for your BS…..be careful obama , something is coming your way

  • Lophatt

    Of course. Cooperation with Russia is good for the U.S.. Obongo’s agenda is the New World Odor agenda. Anything good for him is bad for us.