December 13, 2013

Ukraine Is Not a Prize but a Liability

Mark Adomanis, Forbes

The Associated Press

I’ve written before about Ukraine and about my view that even if Russia somehow managed to “win” it (an extremely unlikely prospect in my view) this would do little to augment Russia’s power-projection capabilities.

Commentary about Ukraine, however, still persists in seeing the country not as a bankrupt and depopulating basket case, but as some sort of alluring prize to be won.

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