The Profoundly Stupid Narrative That Nuclear Brinkmanship Is Safety And De-Escalation Is Danger, by Caitlin Johnstone

It doesn’t get any more Orwellian than nuclear chicken is safe and peace could wipe out the planet. From Caitlin Johnstone at caitlinjohnstone.com:

Of all the face-meltingly stupid narratives that have been circulated about the US proxy war in Ukraine, the dumbest so far has got to be the increasingly common claim that aggressively escalating nuclear brinkmanship is safety and de-escalation is danger.

We see a prime example of this self-evidently idiotic narrative in a new Business Insider article titled “Putin’s nuclear threats are pushing people like Trump and Elon Musk to press for a Ukraine peace deal. A nuclear expert warns that’s ‘dangerous.’

“An understandable desire to avoid a nuclear war could actually make the world more dangerous if it means rushing to implement a ‘peace’ in Ukraine that serves Russian interests,” writes reliable empire apologist Charles Davis. “Such a move, which some influential figures have called for, risks setting a precedent that atomic blackmail is the way to win wars and take territory troops can’t otherwise hold, a model that could be copycatted by even the weakest nuclear-armed states, and may only succeed at delaying another war.”

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2 responses to “The Profoundly Stupid Narrative That Nuclear Brinkmanship Is Safety And De-Escalation Is Danger, by Caitlin Johnstone

  1. Tulsi Gabbard just compared Joe Biden to Hitler. Oh, come on Tulsi, that is very unfair comparing Hitler to a shitbag like Biden!

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  2. Scagnetti On Scagnetti

    Even more cray cray is the suggestion that anyone recommending peace talks before it goes shall we play means you are a Putin bot.
    The techno triumphalists like Musk do what Klaus orders.

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