Putin gambled that Ukraine would fall quickly, bolstering his legacy and political standing. That gamble has failed.
William Anthony Hay
William Anthony Hay talks about Lord Liverpool's excellent statesmanship.
Had the costs of war and revolution been understood, Russia might have avoided much of what it suffered over the 20th century.
William Anthony Hay is professor of history at Mississippi State University. He is also the author of Lord Liverpool: A Political Life, and The Whig Revival, 1808-1830.