A new cold war has begun

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In a bold and daring move, Russian President Vladimir Putin asked the Russian parliament to authorize sending troops to the Ukraine and parliament approved it unanimously. Within the

Dave Cottrell‘s insight:

This is a very complicated situation that calls for cool heads and great care in moving ahead.  Blusterous, empty threats by the west are the LAST thing that is needed at this time.  It has well been said that US President Obama’s opening statements in this situation have been very much like a poker player laying down all his cards face up at the beginning of the game… Or, as another journalist entitled his article:  "Putin is playing chess, while Obama plays marbles."

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