Moscow, Russia. 24th Feb, 2022. Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers an address to the Russian people announcing the invasion of Ukraine from the Kremlin, February 24, 2022 in Moscow, Russia. Credit: Kremlin Pool/Kremlin Pool/Alamy Live News

Rethink, rearm, respond

The free world got its policies catastrophically wrong for more than a decade. The blame is widespread, and there’ll be time for historians to apportion it later. Now, at last, a rethink is getting underway in Europe to combat a Russian imperialist leader behaving like Hitler.