Ukraine, Intervention, and America's Doublethink
Date Written: 03/03/2014
Year Published: 2014
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX15902
With the deployment of Russian forces into Crimea and eastern Ukraine, the US-NATO propaganda machine has kicked into high gear. Putin has been portrayed as a tyrannical aggressor, while the Obama administration and its European allies have attempted to stake out the moral high ground, declaring that peace, respect for sovereignty and international law should be the guiding principles. Naturally, such rhetoric warrants closer analysis.