Guides to how start a new cold war

I have been scanning op-eds on what West/US can/should do on the Ukranian crisis and I must say there are not too many sensible approaches out there, except for, maybe,
“The power of sanctions against Putin on Ukraine,” Michael O'Hanlon, Brookings, March 3, 2014.   There
 are also quite a few pieces that acknowledge that West cannot and shouldn’t do much.

And, of course, there are many step-by-step guides on how to start a new cold war, such as

I am not saying West should sit on fence and watch, but while rolling out a set of thinkable and unthinkable policy recommendations some of these authors conviniently ignore costs that this would incur  as they ignore fundamental question of whether US should rush into a new cold war even before  (and if) Crimea breaks away or (if) Putin invades Eastern provinces.


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