JRL NEWSWATCH: “We’re One Step Closer to Putin’s Crimea Nightmare” – The Daily Beast
“Senior U.S. officials privately harbor concerns but Western leaders have started warming to the idea that Ukraine should kick Russia out of Crimea, despite the nuclear threats.”
“… Western leaders have started warming to the idea that Ukraine can take back Crimea in spite of Russian nuclear threats, Tamila Tasheva, the Ukrainian government official in charge of Crimea, told The Daily Beast in an exclusive interview. … Now, with a Ukrainian counteroffensive likely targeted at southern Ukraine looming, the path to Crimea is becoming clearer. Significant headwinds remain in the way of that goal, however. … [Meanwhile,] Tasheva had a message for America’s political leaders, warning that ignoring Ukraine could lead to a wider war with American boots on the ground. Russia has already threatened to invade other countries beyond Ukraine, including those in NATO, which maintains a collective defense protocol. When one is attacked, the organization can consider it an attack on all and respond together. …”
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