March 2nd, 2014
11:41 AM ET

Putin's Actions a "Thumb in the Eye" to Obama

CNN Senior Political Analyst David Gergen says Russian President Vladimir Putin's approval of military action in Ukraine directly defies Obama and other western powers.

Gergen said the statements that Obama has released in response to Putin's threats are like "bringing a baguette to a knife fight." Are sanctions the only way to get Russia to stand down? Is this in violation of international law?

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