World tensions spike as the situation in Ukraine seems capable of boiling over into a larger conflict between Russia and the West. Dan blames hubris and political short-sightedness
1. “Russia Boosts Arms, Training for Leftist Latin Militaries” by Bill Gertz for the Associate Press, Feb 20th, 2015.
2. “Ukraine crisis: House of Lords criticizes EU and Britain for ‘sleepwalking into crisis’ as Moscow and NATO remain on diplomatic collision course” By Kim Sengupta for The (UK) Independent, Feb 19th, 2015