Poking the bear

Despite its claims to be revealing something novel Chaos as a Strategy therefore rapidly disintegrates into a simple repetition of all the normal claims about Russia.

Back in my youth, we talked about the importance of confidence building measures. The idea was that potential enemies, could reduce the chance of conflict, by reassuring each other they did not have hostile intent. This gave one another peace of mind.

Today supposedly sane foreign policy experts think that it’s a good idea to provoke nuclear-armed powers and that peace of mind is dangerous.

 

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