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US on brink of recklessness in Ukraine — Stephen Bryen

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Stephen Bryen is a neoconservative whose mentor was Richard Perle. A hawk, he is an unlikely person to be warning about developments, but he is also a realist. He is also an insider and speaks from experience in and knowledge of the US foreign policy and military apparatus from the POV of the right. He is looking at the unfolding situation from the point of view of a foreign policy realist rather than a foreign policy idealist. The is where neoconservatism meets in US politics. At this junction there are neoconservatives that tend to ward realism, generally Republicans, and neoconservatives that advocate for foreign policy idealism, generally Democrats.Asia TimesUS on brink of recklessness in UkraineStephen Bryen | Senior Fellow at the American Center for Democracy, the Center for

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Stephen Bryen is a neoconservative whose mentor was Richard Perle. A hawk, he is an unlikely person to be warning about developments, but he is also a realist. He is also an insider and speaks from experience in and knowledge of the US foreign policy and military apparatus from the POV of the right. He is looking at the unfolding situation from the point of view of a foreign policy realist rather than a foreign policy idealist. The is where neoconservatism meets in US politics. At this junction there are neoconservatives that tend to ward realism, generally Republicans, and neoconservatives that advocate for foreign policy idealism, generally Democrats.

Asia Times
US on brink of recklessness in Ukraine
Stephen Bryen | Senior Fellow at the American Center for Democracy, the Center for Security Policy. He has served as a senior staff director of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, as the Executive Director of a grassroots political organization, as the head of the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs, as the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Trade Security Policy, and as the founder and first director of the Defense Technology Security Administration. He is the author of Technology Security and National Power: Winners and Losers, and of three volumes of Essays in Technology, Security and Strategy. Dr. Bryen was twice awarded the Defense Department’s highest civilian honor, the Distinguished Service Medal.

https://asiatimes.com/2022/04/us-on-brink-of-recklessness-in-ukraine/

See also

Westminster Institute (4 Fed 2022)
Russia and Ukraine: What’s Next? (Video and transcript)
Stephen Bryen
https://westminster-institute.org/events/russia-and-ukraine-whats-next/

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Responsible Statecraft
The horrible dangers of pushing a US proxy war in Ukraine
Anatol Lieven, Senior Research Fellow on Russia and Europe at Quincy Institute
https://responsiblestatecraft.org/2022/04/27/the-horrible-dangers-in-pushing-a-us-proxy-war-in-ukraine/

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Meanwhile, economist Peter Dorman offers a typically American solution for the Ukrainian situation, bribe Russian soldiers to defect.

Econospeak
In Ukraine, Use the Weapon the Russians Can’t Match
Peter Dorman | Professor of Political Economy, The Evergreen State College
http://econospeak.blogspot.com/2022/04/in-ukraine-use-weapon-russians-cant.html












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