Vladimir Putin creates a new Praetorian Guard

April 29, 2016
An economy in deep trouble. A scandal involving billions in off-shore bank accounts and shell companies. Seemingly endless military entanglements. Sounds like a recipe to bring down any world leader. This week, War College looks at what makes Russian President Vladimir Putin the ultimate special case.
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Putin perfectly fits the type of Fascist dictator first created by Mussolini, right down to removing his shirt. And guess what – when Mexican ex-president Fox compared Trump to Hitler, Trump tweeted right back: “No, Mussolini.” So Trump himself admits that he is imitating the style of the populist Italian.

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The pinnacle of sillyness this. The West will surely perish if this is considered a knowledgeable comment on the situation. Professor even goes to Russia? Very silly.

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