Putin’s shortsighted military play | The Japan Times


Lets hope Japan can help Europe during its hour of financial crisis.

Originally posted on Dr Alf's Blog:

This is an insightful, must-read article from the Japan Times. Check it out!

via Putin’s shortsighted military play | The Japan Times.

Let me give you a flavor:

Putin seems to be betting that the West is a paper tiger, unable to stand up to a Russian government with a focused and hungry eye on its former territories. That bet looks to be an increasingly long shot.

Personally, I see another twist to this story. I think that Putin’s policy is in direct response to President Obama’s foreign policy and military strategies – weak, confused and ineffective. I wonder if Obama or Putin is the greater risk?


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