Benjamin Abelow on How the West Brought War to Ukraine

Books on Pod with Trey Elling | 28 October 2022 | 1h 12m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Benjamin Abelow about his book How the West Brought War to Ukraine. Discusses NATO’s expansion east over the past 30 years, why NATO would’ve promised not to expand east in the early 1990s, the US withdrawal from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty in late 2001, NATO’s failed attempt to add Georgia and Ukraine in 2008, the US’s role in Ukraine’s 2014 coup, Russia’s response to the coup, US actions in Romania in 2016, NATO & US diplomacy with Ukraine intensifying in 2021, the immediate future of the current conflict, the likely culprit(s) for the Nord Stream Pipeline attacks, and his concern about a nuclear weapon being used.

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