Today is the 70th Anniversary of the invasion of Poland by the Soviet Union. Following close on the heels of the invasion of the country by Hitler's Germany on September 1, 1939, this resulted in the disappearance of Poland until the aftermath of the Allied victory in World War II.
Do you think that President Obama knew this history before deciding to break America's agreement with Poland and the Czech Republic? Neither do I.
But I bet that his puppeteers advisers did. And I'm 100 percent sure that Vladimir Putin is celebrating.
(Thanks to Gabriel Malor)
PREVIOUSLY: I Can't Decide
UPDATE: Happy Judas Molotov-Ribbentrop Day! Jules Crittenden notes the bitter irony of events and has some excellent links at the end on the history of World War II's beginning.
UPDATE: Arthur Chrenkoff reminds us of how savage were hallmarks of the the 20th century: the tribal wars and genocides of Europe.