Leading German newspaper says Russia should be threatened with nuclear war — Peter Schwarz | World Socialist Web Site

Obviously no Einstein’s present when this was a consideration. A nuclear war would leave most of Europe and NATO’s allies as piles of Ash not long before the US were advocating “Peace Talks” if it looked even remotely like they would fall in harm’s way.

Taking Sides

Source: World Socialist Web Site

Leading German newspaper says Russia should be threatened with nuclear war

By Peter Schwarz 

12 February 2015

One day before the crisis meeting on Ukraine in Minsk, a leading German newspaper, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ), published an editorial calling for NATO to militarily escalate the confrontation with Russia to the point of a nuclear attack.

The conservative newspaper appeared on Tuesday with a front-page commentary by its co-editor, Berthold Kohler, calling for a policy of “deterrence” against Russia up to the “highest level.”

Kohler accused German Chancellor Angela Merkel of shrinking “from delivering weapons to Kiev that could entangle the West in a proxy war,” even though Russian President Vladimir Putin was prepared “to escalate the dispute to the brink of a nuclear conflict.”

“If the West maintains its view that the conflict ‘cannot be solved militarily,’” Kohler warned, “then, in the worst case…

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