CNN intelligence and homeland security analyst, former CIA officer Robert Baer declaredthat attempts to put pressure on Vladimir Putin will not lead to a stop of the NVO and its abandonment of its intended goals.
Baer believes that the Russian leader cannot give up his positions and at the same time remain the leader of his people. The president has been showing the strongest sides of his character for 20 years. He will not agree to give up the DPR and LPR and resolve the issue at the negotiating table.
The expert noted that every year the risk of using RF nuclear weapons. This is due to the fact that Putin is at an impasse and thus wants to instill fear in his opponents.
“I won’t be surprised if he doesn’t carry out his threat,” Baer said.