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Published on: March 3, 2015
Smash & Burn
Putin’s Desire for Failure

By all appearances, Russia aspires to create a failed state on its own border. If this is the case, this also means the confrontation is less amenable to a diplomatic resolution.

Jakub Grygiel is the George H.W. Bush Senior Associate Professor of International Relations at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and senior fellow at the Center of European Policy Analysis (CEPA).
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