Talk of building a global alliance of democracies will fall flat if we visibly neglect smaller, more difficult and less fashionable causes.
Since at least 2008, he has been striving to ‘Make Russia Great Again’ through the old Tsarist gambit of ‘strategic depth.’
As events in Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia show, the edifice that Putin has painstakingly put in place is now in the greatest of danger.
Now’s the time to force the country’s warring factions to the negotiating table.
It is shameful that Britain has never acknowledged the Turkish genocide of more than a million Armenians just over a century ago.
Support for entrepreneurs, low corruption, strong institutions, and sensible taxes are a sensible blueprint for success.