"In 2008, when she was the GOP vice presidential nominee, Palin
questioned in a speech whether then-Sen. Barack Obama would have the
foreign policy credentials to handle a scenario in which Russian
President Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine.
"After the Russian army invaded the nation of Georgia, Senator Obama's
reaction was one of indecision and moral equivalence – the kind of
response that would only encourage Russia's Putin to invade Ukraine
next," she said in Reno, Nevada on October 21, 2008. "