“How to Think About Vladimir Putin:” A MUST READ

By Christopher Caldwell

How to Think About Vladimir Putin


FINALLY, a fact-based appraisal of Putin and his times – and from a senior editor of the conservative Weekly Standard.  The text is adapted from a speech Christopher Caldwell gave on February 15, 2017, at a Hillsdale College in Phoenix, Arizona.


Christopher Caldwell is a graduate of Harvard College.  His work has appeared in the Claremont Review of Books, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times Book Review, the Spectator (London), Financial Times, and numerous other publications. He is the author of Reflections on the Revolution in Europe: Immigration, Islam, and the West, and is at work on a book about post-1960s America.

PLEASE, read it.