Ukraine and the grand chessboard

Nie wieder Krieg! Putin verstehen. Lügen erkennen.

PressTV – Brzezinski mapped out the battle for Ukraine in 

Mar 16, 2014  

by Chris Ernesto

nato-expansionWhy would the United States run the risk of siding with anti-Semitic, neo-Nazis in Ukraine? One of the keys may be found by looking back at Zbigniew Brzezinski’s 1997 book, The Grand Chessboard in which he wrote,

“Ukraine, a new and important space on the Eurasian chessboard, is a geopolitical pivot because its very existence as an independent country helps to transform Russia. Without Ukraine, Russia ceases to be a Eurasian empire.”

“However, if Moscow regains control over Ukraine, with its 52 million people and major resources as well as access to the Black Sea, Russia automatically again regains the wherewithal to become a powerful imperial state, spanning Europe and Asia.”… “Geopolitical pivots are the states whose importance is derived not from their power and motivation but rather from their sensitive…

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