March 10, 2014

Putin Redefines 21st Century Warfare

McKew & Maniatis, Washington Post

The Associated Press

References to Vladi­mir Putin’s invasion of Crimea as some sort of “19th-century behavior” misjudge the enormity of recent events. He hasn’t miscalculated; Putin is redefining 21st-century warfare.

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TAGGED: Russia, Vladimir Putin


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