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The crazy logic of brinkmanship is back

9 mins | Sep 30, 2022
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The West can only counter Putin’s nuclear threats with ruinous ones of its own. As the Russian-Ukrainian war continues into Autumn, President Vladimir Putin has resorted to using nuclear posturing as if it were a game of chess. But should the West call his bluff or, as James Traub argues, prepare to retaliate on a similar scale?

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