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Ian Bremmer: Has Putin Overplayed His Hand?



GZERO Media's Ian Bremmer says Russian President Vladimir Putin has eaten a "porcupine" by invading Ukraine. (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP)
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After weeks of military buildup and lies, Russia attacked Ukraine. We are watching a worst-case scenario — a full invasion by land, sea, and cyberspace — play out in real time. Diplomacy is dead and Western allies have unleashed a punishing response through sanctions.

The mood was somber at the recent Munich Security Conference, where world leaders scrambled to avoid exactly this outcome.

On GZERO World, Ian Bremmer talks to former CIA boss David Petraeus to discuss the “porcupine” Vladimir Putin has eaten, and to John Kerry, former US Secretary of State and the Biden administration’s current climate czar, about Putin’s other big problem with climate.

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