“In Washington and European capitals, officials anticipate that the Russian military will reverse its early losses, setting the stage for a long, bloody insurgency,” so the US is creating ways to “support a Ukrainian resistance.”https://t.co/vMlT9ZGK61— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) March 5, 2022
Some have speculated that the US goal isn't to protect Ukrainians — that's the pretext — but rather sacrifice Ukraine by turning it into Syria or Afghanistan where war rages for years and destroys the country, bogging down Russia. No proof, but US actions consistent with that.— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) March 5, 2022
Just last week, Hillary Clinton on MNSBC explicitly invoked the Syria and Afghanistan model when explaining her vision for Ukraine: arm an insurgency that keeps Russia bogged down, fighting for years. Not good for Russia, but worse for those countries:https://t.co/oAPj2J5MkF— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) March 5, 2022
If we are entering a Second Cold War which will be dominated by foreign policy, it is worth noting that we have similar views on imperialism and militarism.
I’m not sure we can even keep such a conflict contained to a Second Cold War. Twitter didn’t exist back then. We also had leaders like Dwight Eisenhower and George H.W. Bush who had served in a major war. Today, we have a bunch of women and effeminate men who are babies who are swooning over Zelensky who are ready to go nuclear to defend Democracy from Autocracy.