…this desk strongly suggests you do so. Here’s the link and while offering one extract does his op-ed little justice, you get this to whet the appetite:
“…if we boil it down, there are really only two paths toward ending the war: one, continued escalation, potentially across the nuclear threshold; the other, a bitter peace imposed on a defeated Ukraine that will be extremely hard for the United States and many European allies to swallow.”
Here’s the link again, not exactly pleasant reading but certainly essential context. It’s notable how the repeated phrase in the piece “…across the nuclear threshold” sounds so plain and surgical. And the link does not take you to some Twitter Guru or madcap sidebar website, instead:
Christopher S. Chivvis is the director of the American Statecraft Program at the Carnegie Endowment.