Make Schwarzenegger our man in Moscow | The Great Debate

June 20, 2014 4:31 PM

16 0

Make Schwarzenegger our man in Moscow | The Great Debate

This offers the United States an unexpected opening. If Washington really wants to wield more influence over Putin, President Barack Obama need only place one call: to former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Give “The Governator” a sequel as the next U.S. ambassador to Russia.

Compare Schwarzenegger to Washington’s most recent ambassador, Michael McFaul. A Stanford political science professor, McFaul tended to follow his academic interests — focusing on building a civil society — which rubbed the Kremlin the wrong way and often hampered diplomatic efforts. Even John Tefft...

Also watch: Tina Fey, Seth Meyers and Jimmy Fallon Return on 'SNL's' 'Weekend Update'

Read more

To category page

Loading...