why the ukraine crisis is the west’s fault
the liberal delusions that provoked putin john j. mearsheimer
ccording to the prevailing wisdom in the west, the ukraine crisis can be blamed almost entirely on russian aggression. russian president vladimir putin, the argument goes, annexed crimea out o a long-standing desire to resuscitate the soviet empire, and he may eventually go after the rest o ukraine, as well as other countries in eastern europe. in this view, the ouster o ukrainian president...