Eric Margolis: What if there’s a real war in Ukraine?


Journalist Eric Margolis discusses the crisis in Ukraine (“What if there’s a real war in Ukraine?, 9 August 2014):

Economic embargos such as those launched by the US against Russia may seem relatively harmless. They are not. Trade sanctions are a form of strategic warfare that is sometimes followed by bullets and shells.…

Frighteningly, today, there are senior officials in Washington and Moscow who are actually considering a head on clash in Ukraine between Russian forces and NATO…

Nothing is worth the risk of nuclear war, even a limited one. Let the Ukrainians sort out their differences by referendum. On the 100th anniversary of World War I, we again see our leaders playing with matches.

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Tags: Crimea, NATO, Russia, Ukraine, War