Why the best way to stop strongmen like Putin is to prevent their rise in the first place

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There are few ways for the West to deter the rise of another dictator like Russian President Vladimir Putin.Mikhail Klimentyev/Sputnik/AFP via Getty Images Joseph Wright, Penn State and Abel Escribà-Folch, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Russia’s invasion of Ukraine presents foreign policymakers with few good options to punish Russian President Vladimir Putin, or to deter these types of aggressions in the future. The U.S. government, for example, continues to push for additional sanctions on Russia in response to news of Russian military atrocities, even though prior sanctions did not deter those abu…

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Uganda announces withdrawal of troops from east Congo

Published by Reuters KAMPALA (Reuters) -Uganda will pull troops from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo in two weeks, the military said on Tuesday, after a joint operation against Islamist insurgents since late last year. President Yoweri Museveni’s government sent hundreds of soldiers into east Congo in December to join the Congolese military in an assault […]