May 2, 2014

Best Way to Handle Putin? Take It Slow

Heather Hurlburt, The American Prospect

The Associated Press

With few good options to addressing Russia's moves on Ukraine, the West needs keep larger goals in mind.

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TAGGED: Vladimir Putin, Russia


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Why Is Germany Treating Putin as the Victim?
James Kirchick, Tablet
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The Kerry Quote That Really Matters
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There's No Choice: Putin Must Lose
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