Tag: Thomas Hobbes

Putin’s New Foreign Policy Doctrine Points to a Hobbesian World, Ryzhkov Says

April 4, 2014

Staunton, April 4 – Vladimir Putin’s statements and actions concerning Crimea and Ukraine are not ad hoc responses but rather represent a new “’Putin doctrine’” for Russian action in foreign affairs, a doctrine that dispenses with many of the most fundamental principles on which the international system has operated, according to Vladimir Ryzhkov. In a […]