John Mearsheimer: Great power politics on Ukraine

This week is the seventh week of the Russia-Ukraine conflict. The military and humanitarian stalemate lead to protracted suffering and a prolonged war. There are some with a pragmatic approach on who should take responsibility for the conflict. Among them Professor John Mearsheimer from the University of Chicago, who did a recent opinion piece published in The Economist, argues the Ukraine crisis is the most dangerous international conflict since the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis. The West, according to him, especially the U.S., is principally responsible for the Ukraine crisis. Tian Wei talks to him for more deeper insights and his perspective.

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