Freakout

Tonight Russians are bombing the entire territory of Ukraine, including the cities of Lviv and Ivano-Frankivsk in the westernmost part of the country. This bizarre military strategy that can’t be explained by any reasonable scenario confirms what I said from the start: Russia is experiencing a collective freakout of enormous proportions.

This is scary, and there’s a strong temptation to hide from reality behind a fantasy of a simple, easy solution. But there’s no magic vaccine pill here.

2 thoughts on “Freakout

    1. The only realistic and hopeful scenario is to defeat these people completely so that they won’t regroup and strike even more strongly in a couple of years:

      There'll be no better chance to defeat Putin than now. Because now he rushed Z and miscalculated. This miscalculation created a point of failure which should be exploited fully. Because if it isn't, Putin will just regroup and ally with China. Next war will be way worse than this pic.twitter.com/RV4xzCo9Ac

      — Kamil Galeev (@kamilkazani) March 13, 2022

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      Twenty years of mincing words and applying half measures haven’t worked. They won’t work in the future either.

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