The Ukrainian crisis has put Vladimir Putin under the most intense international scrutiny of his tenure. It has also drawn a wave of hyperbole from the West, with some commentators going so far as to compare Putin’s foreign policy to the insidious expansion of Hitler’s third Reich in the 1930’s.
That crude analogy glosses over the glaring differences between Putin and Hitler. After all, Hitler was interested in acquiring much more than what Germany lost due to the Treaty of Versailles; he was motivated by world domination. He also used some of the most ruthless and extreme measures ever dep...
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