War, peace, stalemate? Week ahead may decide Ukraine's fate
February 13, 2022
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even if a Russian invasion of Ukraine doesn't happen in the next few days, the crisis is reaching a critical inflection point with European stability and the future of East-West relations hanging in the balance.
A convergence of events over the coming week could determine whether the stalemate is resolved peacefully or Europe is at war. At stake are Europe's post-Cold War security architecture and long-agreed limits on the deployment of conventional military and nuclear forces there.
"This next 10 days or so will be critical," said Ian Kelly, a retired career diplomat an...