Humility is endless. —T.S. Eliot Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin declared that he wants Russia weakened. Of course he meant militarily weakened. Still, his words summoned an echo of Versailles in 1919, when the complete humiliation of Germany planted the seeds for the next world war. Unlike 1919, we inhabit a nuclear world, where humiliating More
This content originally appeared on CounterPunch.org and was authored by Winslow Myers.