As a former U.S Ambassador to Russia, William Burns witnessed first-hand the personality and working style of Russian President Vladimir Putin. From his standpoint, President Trump’s tendency to placate Putin is perceived as weakness to the Russian leader, not strength. Amb. Burns, the author of a new book, talks with Brian Williams about this new era of diplomacy.
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Amb. Burns: Trump’s Kindness Towards Putin Seen As Weakness By Russians | The 11th Hour | MSNBC