May 7, 2014

Why Ukraine Won't Trigger World War III

Jean-Pierre Lehmann, Quartz

The Associated Press

In the more than 50 pages of the World Economic Forum Global Risks 2014 Report, the words Crimea and Ukraine do not appear once. So does the Ukrainian crisis signal the return of revengeful European ghosts from the past? The answer is almost certainly “no.”

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