JRL NEWSWATCH: “Biden and Putin Should Save Their Breath; Their relationship is one that more personal contact can only make worse” – Bloomberg

File Photo of Joe Biden at Podium in Front of U.S. and State Department Flags, adapted from image at usembassy.gov

“… Biden and Putin have only had one long one-on-one meeting, on March 10, 2011. It was a flop. … Putin and Biden have tried and failed to talk to each other, then resorted to talking trash about each other. In Geneva, they will most likely talk at each other. … a barren prospect … perhaps there’ll be more anecdotes for Biden to repeat, and File Photo of Vladimir Putin at Podium with United Russia Logo, GesturingPutin’s self-esteem as America’s unbendable opponent will get another boost. More than that … would make little sense to expect.”

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