The following article offers a brief overview of a “mafia state” phenomenon from a point of view of a bi-cultural journalist. The Western world makes a strategic mistake of projecting its own ideas and expectations on a country that functions in a dramatically different way.
Author: Zarina Zabrisky
Russia carries out a non-traditional war against the West. The West replies with oblivion, denial and confusion. The US and EU need to acknowledge that it is a hybrid war, not “meddling,” learn the Kremlin mentality and methodology and develop a new way of thinking and a strategy.