Noam Chomsky on the Russian Ukrainian conflict

World’s eyes are on this conflict, war or special military operation; whatever the name you give it, it is dangerous and yet easily resolved as Noam Chomsky says.

In the below video, Chomsky goes back to the 90s, where an agreement was made between the U.S and Russian for a non-expansion of NATO in Russia’s neighbouring countries. Surely, the agreement was not respected as we can see now.

However, does this justify invasion, brutality that is of a high price on a humanitarian level? On a moral level, nothing justifies this. On a political level, Niccolo Machiavelli would say the opposite.

Wherever you stand, this short video is worth watching:

And if you haven’t read my book review on Chomsky’s On Anarchism, you can catch it here:

On Anarchism… by Noam Chomsky

2 thoughts on “Noam Chomsky on the Russian Ukrainian conflict”

  1. All the West had to do was leave things be, and Ukraine would slowly evolve in a plauralist direction. But hey could not do that, could not escape the narrow thinking of the Neo-con ideals. Stephen F Cohen was another adept Russia watcher who saw how things were going awry and was of course ignored. It does not matter whether NATO expansion activity actually threatened Putin or not… what matters is what Putin perceived. A talented diplomacy should have been able to figure that out.

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