Donald trump (Donald Trump) is configured extremely positively to Russia and Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
But he was not always so. Actually until recently he wasn’t.
CNN tonight showed a series of television interviews with trump in 2014, in which he called Russia the “biggest enemy” of the United States, “one hell of a problem” and supported extended sanctions and economic war against Russia. He expressed regret over the fact that Russia came to Iran and “monitors the situation in Syria.”
The US can not put up with it, and the decision should be the entry into a clinch with the Russian, he said on March 24, 2014 in the program Fox News.
“There are a lot of different things that we are in economic terms can make with Russia. Russia is not strong economically, and we can do a number of things that pulled the rug from under the feet of the Russian, if we want,” said he.
In February 2015, he began to prepare a presidential campaign and soon took another, positive position in relation to Russia. It culminated in an interview on Monday, when he spoke more positively about Russia and President Putin than NATO and the EU.
He stated, in particular, will consider the Russian annexation of Crimea.
So what has changed in the period from March 2014 to 2015?
There are three, at least, possible.
One is that trump, without hesitation, pronounces words. He chooses words on the same principle, what the majority of people choose the convenient and the shortest queue in the supermarket. He has changed the attitude, for example, to abortion, health care reform Obama and immigration. This is the behavior of the trump, is trump.
The second possibility is that trump clearly thought out foreign policy and came to the conclusion that the US would be better off with closer relations with Russia than, for example, with Germany and the EU. And that he is more inclined to the Russian view that we should go back to nation-States and a world map with national States.
The third possibility is most sensational, and it refers to the fact that Russia in the period between March 2014 and 2015 submitted to the Trump incriminating material or, as Russians say, “compromising”.
This evaluation made, in particular, the Dutch specialist in intelligence Hans de Breem (Hans de Vreij). Trump changed his attitude, because “the Russian dirt was put on the Mat in front of his door,” as Hans de Vrij wrote today on his page on Twitter.
In the summer of 2013 trump was in Moscow together with the finalists of the beauty contest Miss Universe, and, according to the controversial 33-page report, the Russian security service, the FSB has made audio and video recordings trump engaged in “sexual perversion”, as stated in the report.
And since the Russians are keeping him on the hook — so says a report commissioned by opponents of trump and produced by a former employee of the British MI6.
Trump and Russia diligently refute the report of the intelligence services, and a representative of the trump did not comment on the information to CNN about the sudden change in the position of trump.