History is not a series of do-overs. If we learned anything from "The End of History", it's that it's not over. At all.
Politics is not a game of Texas Hold'em. Russia lacks our bankroll but they do have balls in spades. A pair of balls willing do what we are unwilling to do in this case. Here are two aces—presently unused—that could avoid war.
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