The Washington post: the crisis in Ukraine has brought NATO to a standstill
Due to the fall around Ukraine, the Alliance is at a crossroads, choosing between the frozen conflict with Russia and the escalation of confrontation, writes columnist David Ignatius.
According to the journalist, the frozen conflict is as dangerous and hot. Maintaining the status quo, and among them the current sanctions policy, according to his vision, almost will lead to de-escalation.
The ambiguity of the situation said the commander of the NATO forces in the European Union Philip Breedlove, speaking about the supply of apples." Could this lead to destabilization? Yes. Along with this omission also Can destabilize the situation, " he explained.
"I don't think North America should avoid the use of any of the tools of his influence," said Breedlove.