What will happen to end the war in Ukraine, and where are the chances for an escalation into a broader war?
Anatol Lieven wrote a book in 1999 warning that, “Any attempt by… Russia or the West to bring Ukraine fully into an alliance with either side will catastrophically divide Ukraine. ”
As the war with Ukraine enters its second week, Lieven says the only solution in sight is for Ukraine to declare itself a neutral country, preventing it from joining any alliance led by the West or by Russia. leader.
Without an agreement of that nature, Russia and Ukraine could fall into a long-term quagmire. Join host Steve Clemons for an extensive conversation about the possibility of war and peace in the region.