2 Massive Ways Putin Miscalculated His Invasion of Ukraine
Russia’s economy has been sanctioned more heavily than that of Venezuela, Syria, Iran, and even North Korea. Everyone is blaming one person and asking the very prescient question: What on earth was Putin thinking?
Putin made a massive blunder. He has shown his hand. And most of its strength was in the threat it posed. All in all, it is now abundantly clear that Putin miscalculated on two massive fronts: (1) the unity of the West and (2) the resolve of the Ukrainian people. I will discuss both in turn.