The Belarus‐​NATO Flashpoint: Path To A US-Russia War?

Source: Cato Institute
by Ted Galen Carpenter

“There is an understandable surge of international attention on the Taiwan Strait as a possible flashpoint that could trigger a great power war. However, worrisome developments about another flashpoint in Europe have received far less attention, and that situation needs to change. Dangerous tensions are growing along the border between Russia’s principal political and military ally, Belarus, and NATO members Lithuania and Poland.” (10/12/21)