New developments today out of Ukraine, where Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an urgent drill involving 150,000 troops at the border. The Kremlin said it wants to test the combat readiness of its armed forces and is not ordering the drill as a response to the recent ouster of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich.
After an agreement was signed to end the bloodshed between police and anti-government protesters in Kiev, Ukraine, Ralph Peters joined Martha MacCallum this morning to react to the fallout and President Obama's handling of the crisis.Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) called Obama the most naive president in history in a radio interview, saying Russian President Vladimir Putin has "played" the White House.
As the situation gets worse in Ukraine, Martha MacCallum talked to former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton this morning.
President Obama spoke this afternoon from Mexico as violent protests continue in Kiev, Ukraine against the government of President Viktor Yanukovych. Obama said the U.S. "condemns in the strongest possible terms" the violence that has taken place is "deeply engaged" with both sides and European allies to bring the violence to an end.
The violence in Ukraine is leading to more questions about Hillary Clinton's legacy after four years as Secretary of State. "When people talk about Hillary being a superb secretary of state, I just ask one question. Name me one thing, just one, not three, give me one thing she achieved in her four years as secretary of state. I have yet to hear an answer. ... She traveled a lot. So did Marco Polo. And you want him to be president?" Charles Krauthammer said Tuesday on Hugh Hewitt's radio show.
Live pictures out of Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, show fiery protests escalating. Police are reportedly shooting stun grenades at the crown in Kiev. New video also shows ambulances moving into the square.