June 5, 2014
Putin Opens Eurasian Pandora's Box
Corboy, The National Interest
The Associated Press
Just over a century ago, Sir Halford Mackinder, the father of geopolitics, posited that the power that controls Eurasia controls the world. Not all agree, but what began as a popular uprising in Kyiv will have far-reaching consequences for Eurasia. Russian aggression against a weak Ukraine, including the annexation of Crimea, is putting in play forces that may reshape Ukraine, Russia and all of Eurasia.
TAGGED: Vladimir Putin, Russia, Ukraine, Eurasia