Europe Hits Scale. Putin’s Russia Hits the Slant

A decisive battle for resources has begun

Shankar Narayan
7 min readMay 25, 2023

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Slippery Slope (Licensed Image)

In 1954, the Viet Minh, led by Ho Chi Minh, surrounded the French garrison at Dien Bien Phu. The Viets blocked all the supply routes. The French did not give in immediately. They fought and fought and fought. But in the end, they surrendered because there wasn’t enough ammunition and supplies to sustain the…

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Shankar Narayan

He didn't care what he had or what he had left, he cared only about what he must do.