Home Culture Dick Cheney: ‘No Question’ Vladimir Putin Thinks President Obama Is Weak Appearing on CBS’ Face the Nation this past Sunday, the former vice president expressed that President Obama’s indecisiveness makes the U.S. look weak. By: Stephen A. Crockett Jr. Posted: March 10 2014 7:30 AM 0 Dick Cheney Youtube Former Vice President Dick Cheney believes that President Obama shouldn't take military options off the table in response to Russia's intervention in Ukraine. And the former VP also thinks that there is "no question" that President Vladimir Putin believes President Barack Obama is weak, Yahoo News reports. "I worry when we begin to address the crisis, the first thing we do is take options off the table,” Cheney said on CBS' Face the Nation Sunday. "There are military options that don’t involve putting groups on the ground in Crimea." Cheney believes that one option is military training "for the Ukrainians themselves." Cheney then criticized what he called President Barack Obama's reflexive urge to say, "no military."