[OPINION] Debunking ‘Madman Putin’ as the culprit of the Russia-Ukraine War

There are current efforts that push this narrative that the Russian-Ukrainian War is a Manichean clash between “Good versus Evil.” Recently, an article argued that the Russian invasion stemmed from Russia’s President Vladimir Putin’s alleged “irrationality,” connotated as paranoia regarding the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO) institutional verbose – that is, the Russian leader could … Read more