Russia and Ukraine peace talks likely have nothing to do with ‘peace’

With peace negotiations between Russia and Ukraine appearing to proceed in fits and starts, Barry Strauss, the Bryce and Edith M. Bowmar Professor in Humanistic Studies writes in NBC News commentary that history shows that such talks are a way station to the real arena: the battlefield.

“It’s unlikely peace talks will completely fizzle,” Strauss writes in the piece. “More likely is that they will pick up again, falter, then repeat. That’s because — as history shows — peace talks are rarely about peace."

Read the story on NBC News.

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