by Charles Fairbanks
Hudson Institute
May 22, 2014
In our eagerness to paralyze ourselves over Ukraine, we have been repeating the incantation, “Putin has all the cards…all the levers….” Believing this, we tend to think only we, the Americans and Europeans, can stop him, and only by World War III, which we don’t want. So we do very little. But does Putin have all the cards he needs?

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