Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Former NATO General: War With Russia Is Looming

Alexander Nazaryan, Newsweek: War With Russia Looms, Says Former NATO General In New Book

The first female president of the United States faces her first major international conflict: Seeking to consolidate the Slavic nations of Eastern Europe, Russia has seized the three Baltic states—Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia—all members of NATO. That requires a response beyond just a caustic tweet or sharply worded press release. For the first time since the Cuban missile crisis, there is serious talk of nuclear war.

This is the basis of 2017 War with Russia, the unsettling new book by General Sir Richard Shirreff, who retired in 2014 as NATO’s deputy supreme commander of Europe, as well as its highest-ranking British officer. Although 2017 is technically a novel, this “future history” is really just a war game on the printed page, its preoccupations much closer to those of von Clausewitz and Churchill than those of Woolf or Wordsworth.

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WNU Editor: A book of fiction.


Anonymous said...

If Russia invades the Baltic states, Michelle Obama will just tweet a selfie of herself pouting again, holding a sign that says "give us back our Baltics"

Anonymous said...

Agreed, this article is nonsense. Basically just a type of click bait.

Anonymous said...

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Young Communist said...

The West remain with the mental disease "How to destroy Russia".

If economic crisis continue and Russia resist to all the struggle and NATO plot, the options were restricted to one.