Putin’s Monroe Doctrine against NATO


John Mearsheimer | Economy & Geopolitics – TRANSCEND Media Service

Russia Ukraine War Update – 5 May 2022

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin remains firm that Ukraine should not be granted a seat at the NATO table. This stems from the US’s Monroe Doctrine, a cornerstone of American foreign policy. Now, Putin and Russia are using the same principles to prevent Ukraine from joining NATO.

John Joseph Mearsheimer is an American political scientist and international relations scholar, who belongs to the realist school of thought. He is the R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago. He has been described as the most influential realist of his generation. Wikipedia

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