A lot going on in Ukraine, and talks of a new Cold war in in the air. However, the man behind this geopolitical storm, Vladimir Putin, is regarded as an enigma..."unhinged" by Europeans, especially Frau Merkel, and "cold and calculating" by US.
In my new research paper, published in Nottingham Economic Review, Feb 2014 edition, I argue...Putin is just an old school Realist.
Read the whole paper here.
I look forward to your criticism and feedback!