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Ukraine isn’t Munich — or Vietnam or Berlin

11 mins | Oct 27, 2022
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Historical analogies can harm more than help in understanding crises. Why are people thinking so analogically when it comes to Ukraine? Thinking about today through the lens of the past has been a key feature for all sorts of power. But the method carries serious risks. Christopher David LaRoche examines the errors and biases that can be carried out using historical comparisons.

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