“He [Putin] has weaponised food, energy and refugees, spreading economic and political pain across the continent. Sanctions don’t work, a land for peace deal would be a disaster. Only the military route remains” Simon Tisdall, The Observer, July 17th 2022.
roger, aside from articulating many of my own thoughts on this, i appreciate that you are not posting frequently... i have had to cancel some substack subscriptions for this very reason - they keep on coming into my e mail box daily, and i need a break from it all! yours on the other hand is infrequent.. i appreciate that.. thanks - james