Putin’s Folly: A Case Study of an Inept Strategist
Vladimir Putin is a bad strategist. He does not understand the relationship between force and politics, and he is incapable of predicting international reactions to his ham-fisted military campaigns. Putin’s blunders began in 2014, with Russia’s annexation of Crimea and intervention in East Ukraine — actions that provoked widespread condemnation and suspicion about his real […]
The post Putin’s Folly: A Case Study of an Inept Strategist appeared first on War on the Rocks.