Peace Prospects Dim as Ukraine Tries to Drag U.S., NATO Into Its Confrontation with Russia


Taking into account the long sad history of humanity regarding unnecessary violence and warfare, the increasingly tense situation in Ukraine serves as a maximally powerful reminder and warning: The absolute last thing humanity needs – here and now, in the year 2021 – is any more absolutely tragic, senseless war…

Anti-bellum

Peace prospects dim as Ukraine tries to drag U.S., NATO into its confrontation with Russia
Rick Rozoff

Numerous statements by Ukrainian and Russian officials reported this Easter Sunday bode ill for hopes of diminishing tensions in Eastern Ukraine. Growing indications of impending intervention by the Pentagon and NATO make the situation yet more grim. U.S. European Command has raised its Ukraine watch level from possible crisis to potential imminent crisis, the highest level, according to Stars and Stripes.

The past few days have witnessed a phone conversation between President Joe Biden and his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky and a similar exchange between Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and his, Defense Minister Andrii Taran. In both instances the American officials assured their Ukrainian allies of American support not only in their steadily mounting conflict with the Donetsk and Lugansk republics in the Donbass in what was formerly Eastern Ukraine, but with its…

View original post 1,440 more words

One thought on “Peace Prospects Dim as Ukraine Tries to Drag U.S., NATO Into Its Confrontation with Russia

Sober & mature comments are always encouraged. Thank you!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.