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The Briefing 03-03-14

1) History never leaves us – just ask the people of the Crimean Peninsula

Tug of War Over Ukraine Intensifies, New York Times (Steven Erlanger)

Putin Engages in Test of Will Over Ukraine, New York Times (Steven Lee Myers)

Eastern Europe Goes South, Foreign Affairs (Jan-Werner Mueller)

2) “Terms of Our Surrender” – Ross Douthat’s profoundly prophetic, sobering article

The Terms of Our Surrender, New York Times (Ross Douthat)

3) Why are ADHD and mild autism diagnosed in boys far more than girls?

Researchers look at boy-girl differences in autism, USA Today (Karen Weintraub)

Beautiful minds, The Economist