Los Angeles Times

Trump muddles message on Russia

The following editorial is from the Los Angeles Times.

The Trump administration has announced that it will expel 60 Russian diplomats - who the administration says are really intelligence operatives - and shut down one of Russia's four remaining consulates in the United States.

This is not exactly a declaration of war, but it is an appropriately muscular response to the poisoning earlier this month of Sergei Skripal, a former Russian spy

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