Wolfgang Ischinger on Russia in Der Spiegel: "Until then, we need strategic patience. That means two things, above all: to be true to our principles and values, not to zig-zag -- and to keep calm, not to overreact. Thus, what might seem like a paradox is actually the intelligent Western policy approach to the challenge presented by Russia today."
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Mr. Ischinger is saying: Realpolitik is zigzagging and zigzagging can be proof of intelligence and strategic insights.