A Different View Of Putin, Russia
Dinesh D’Souza’s discusses a totally different analysis of Vladimir Putin and Russia itself, that you probably haven’t heard. The source of the commentary is Paul Berman, who D’Souza recognizes as an astute student of foreign policy.
Berman’s perspective places Putin in the tradition of Russian rulers who lash out at small countries to cover up their failure to create a stable political system worthy of a great country with a great cultural heritage. In a Brookings Institution publication, Berman dissects what he calls the Russian problem, which, he says, dates back to the 19th century, and its consequences. Here’s more from D’Souza.