In the JC this week, French philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy makes a powerful argument in favour of Nato intervention in Ukraine. Western forces, he writes, should impose a no-fly zone, which would very likely entail direct confrontation with Russian jets, and even the deployment of ground troops. When asked what was at stake, he replied: “The future of Europe. And of the free world. Nothing less.” Mr Lévy’s words hold a great deal of weight. In January, when others were more concerned with the pandemic than the threat of World War Three, he issued a stark warning about “rising extremism” in Russia. “I have feared its coming since August 2013, when President Obama, in Syria, gave the signal to retreat and…
How long can NATO ignore calls for a no-fly zone in Ukraine?
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Article published in The Jewish Chronicle, March 17, 2022
There are profoundly Jewish dimensions to this war.