Sam Charap and Tim Colton, two prominent American Russia watchers, have published a new book with an alarming title: Everyone Loses: The Ukraine Crisis and the Ruinous Contest for Post-Soviet Eurasia.
Their main idea: the ongoing Russian–Ukraine conflict is unprecedented, because in classical terms, it is not a “win-lose” or even a “zero-sum”, but rather a “lose-lose”.
The authors see our ever greater global interconnectedness as the reason. Modern conflicts span far beyond traditional conflict zones. War between two countries can …read more