Tag: historical parallels for Putin

Aurangzeb, Putin, Realism and a Lesson from History

March 7, 2016

How a medieval Indian emperor explains today’s ruler of Russia Vladimir Putin is apparently an enigma, who plays chess when others play checkers, who deals with foreign policy and domestic policy just as smoothly and aggressively as a Judoka‚Äôs natural mix of brute force and finesse. His inner circle is closed and cocooned, no one […]