The Trump-Putin Summit in Helsinki: A Litmus Test for Trump?

The summit was held yesterday.  

 Two Views of the Putin/Trump Summit

by Paul Craig Roberts

“What can an agreement at Helsinki be based on?  Deep State neocon operative John Bolton’s position has been opposed to making any agreement with Russia or cooperating with Russia in any way.  From the neoconservative standpoint, Russia is in the way of US world hegemony.  Russia is a challenge to the American World Order because Russia stands in the way of the American unipolar world. A successful summit will require Trump to reject this neoconservative doctrine. If Trump can pull this off with Bolton sitting by him, Trump’s critics will look very silly.” — Paul Craig Roberts  Read More