Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Q: What does Putin want? A: Chaos


What does Putin want? Surprisingly, to me, I found a speech to the US Senate by Marco Rubio very helpful, and fairly persuasive, in giving an answer that makes sense.


With serious delusions about how the world works (it's a "zero-sum world," folks) and a leader of an economy not much bigger than Belgium and Holland, Putin still, somehow, wants to pretend he matters; he still wants to project power -- to strut on a world stage.

And how to do that with so little to call on ... ?

Answer: Chaos.

D'you think it's working?
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1 comment:

  1. When you are going to consign the NATO and the UN to the swamp where they belong. you need a big ally. Two allied Emperors.
    Small economy? Energy pipelines to Europe PC. And if Syria has Iran as ally so be it.

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