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  1. Brigadier General Peter Zwack, who served as a defense attache in Moscow at the time of Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014, just returned from a visit to the Ukraine and in a CNN interview observes that 80% of the Ukrainian people are “all-in” on fighting the Russian aggression… so it is unlikely that the war will end soon. (

    Regarding Crimea, there is also a danger that if we allow Russian to keep Crimea, it would set a dangerous precedent that could encourage other countries with nuclear power to annex smaller entities. I think democratic countries need to be in for the long haul on this one.