Putin's Top Gun Strategy Is Reckless

The MH-17 tragedy caused the deaths of over 300 people. But it's clear that it had little effect on Russia's approach to risk management.

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Russia seems not to have learned the central lesson of the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine: That reckless strategies produce accidents, and the costs can be huge.

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