US Senator wanting to take out the leader of a foreign country, expand NATO, and declare the country a state sponsor of terrorism sounds like escalation to us. Remember when we were diplomatic and tried to avoid a war that could destroy the world? It seems to us that Lindsey Graham is not helping.
Graham Wants to Declare Russia a State Sponsor of Terrorism
“I think we should do everything within our power,” Graham said. “I’m not asking for troops on the ground, but to make sure that Ukraine can expel Russia and that Putin is a war criminal in the eyes of the world and he’s prosecuted. Putin must go.”
In addition to prosecuting Russian President Vladimir Putin, Graham said Russia should also be designated as a state sponsor of terrorism.
There Is No Off-Ramp
“There is no off-ramp,” Graham stated. “If we back off prosecuting Putin as a war criminal, all the laws on the books become a joke. If we don’t get this right, China will certainly invade Taiwan. There is no off-ramp in this war. Somebody is going to win, and somebody is going to lose.”
He continued, “There is no off-ramp. If we back off prosecuting Putin as a war criminal, all the laws on the books become a joke. If we don’t get this rig…