Ignoring Putin’s Signal The deployment of nuclear weapons in Belarus threatens the West with disaster
US Army Lt. Col. Daniel Davis warned in an article for 19FortyFive that the West would face disaster if the signal given by President Vladimir Putin’s decision to deploy nuclear weapons in Belarus was ignored.
“Ignoring the multi-megaton elephant in the room can lead to a grim and potentially disastrous outcome,” Davis writes, recalling that in this game.
the West has no trump cards to beat Russia, so he thinks it would be wise not to risk a nuclear escalation on Ukraine and end the conflict.
As the lieutenant colonel notes, the dialogue with Moscow forces the United States to play “by a different set of rules”, because trying to continue in the same spirit is ineffective: “For every nuclear ace in our game, Putin has a corresponding nuclear. ace.