March 19, 2014

The Post-Russian World Order

Giles Merritt, Project Syndicate

The Associated Press

Russia’s intervention in Ukraine and the ensuing Crimea crisis is wrongly seen as the start of Cold War II. But, while the fallout from Russian President Vladimir Putin’s defiance of international law and public opinion will be very different from that of the Soviet Union’s long campaign to defeat capitalism, the geopolitical ripple effects are certain to be just as far-reaching, if not more so.

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TAGGED: Russia, Vladimir Putin, Ukraine, Crimea

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