What if Russia doesn’t lose…

The West — politicians, pundits, and media — are mainly talking about Russia’s war on Ukraine in zero-sum terms. Either Russia will win, or Ukraine will win. If Russia loses the war it will be driven out of Ukraine. But we need to start thinking about what happens if Russia does not win but also does not lose. The war is at a turning point from where it could turn into a dreadful, protracted conflict that we may not be prepared for. The…

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Tobias Stone

Tobias Stone

Writing about politics, history, and society. Also at www.tswriting.substack.com, www.tswriting.co, @ts_writing