Ukraine War

There’s No Easy Out for Putin

And that’s a big problem for the West — we should beware the cornered mad dog

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Putin is in a strategic corner, not only of Europe, but a geopolitical one of his own building. All his options for ending the conflict are extremely unattractive.

Exit strategies




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