March 28, 2014
The Gipper's Tips on How to Handle Putin
William McGurn, New York Post
Reagan understood that direct military confrontation with the Soviets, where the risks and costs were high and the outcome uncertain, was not his best hand. Instead, he squeezed them at their pressure points — moral, economic and geopolitical — all the while burnishing his credibility as a leader willing to act on what he believed.
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