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Has the Obama administration really found the famous "exit ramp" in Ukraine that will provide an eventual diplomatic resolution of the crisis?President Vladimir Putin showed in recent days that he was prepared to take Ukraine to the brink of civil war to get his way. Even if Obama had been ready for that confrontation, Europe wasn't.Obama will be lucky if Ukraine is remembered similarly, as a dangerous confrontation that was defused.In a lecture at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Clark compared the Ukraine crisis with the 1914 catastrophe.Clark noted the similarities between 100 years ago and today. The big difference is that despite Russia's aggressive moves in Ukraine, Western nations responded with what Clark called "caution and circumspection," rather than lockstep escalation.This got me to thinking about the central personalities in this drama, Putin and Obama.Putin wants to be the bad boy.
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