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How the west enabled Putin

How the west enabled Putin
It's now impossible for Vladimir Putin to leave office except feet first. (Image: AP)
The Wall Street Journal
By Holman W. Jenkins JrWhen I meet top intelligence officials, which is seldom, I ask two questions.The first: what’s in the classified appendix to the Justice Department inspector general’s report on the 2016 election, which explains how James Comey made Donald Trump president? The second question concerns a long-buried US intelligence finding about the apartment-block bombings that shook Russian cities in September 1999, attributed to Chechen terrorists but widely believed to have been carried out by Russian security forces t...

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