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Putin the Gambler
Why the Kremlin Rolled the Dice on Ukraine
Foreign Affairs has recently published a number of articles on the war in Ukraine, the potential outcomes of the conflict, and the possibility of a negotiated settlement between Kyiv and Moscow. To complement these essays, we asked a broad pool of experts for their take. As with previous surveys, we approached dozens of authorities with expertise relevant to the question at hand, along with leading generalists in the field. Participants were asked to state whether they agreed or disagreed with a proposition and to rate their confidence level in their opinion. Their answers are below.
Encourage Defections Among Soldiers and Diplomats
Despite the Russian Buildup, the Status Quo Still Serves Both Sides