There’s been another move in the global chess match between the West and the East. As America and the EU fumble about for effective ways to respond to Russia’s annexation of Crimea, Russia has leaped forward with another move:
I was a little be surprised by this gambit being played so soon. And, it means that the situation might be accelerating far more quickly than we imagined. Of course, Russia may feel the need to move so quickly, in order to out-maneuver the carefully laid plans of the western elites.