March 3, 2014

Putin's Catastrophic Error in Crimea

David Ignatius, Washington Post

The Associated Press

Napoleon is said to have cautioned during an 1805 battle: “When the enemy is making a false movement we must take good care not to interrupt him.” The citation is also sometimes rendered as “Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.” Whatever the precise wording, the admonition is a useful starting point for thinking about the Ukraine situation.

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TAGGED: Crimea, Russia, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin

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