But imagine if the shoe was on the other foot, in, say, Canada: What if the Russians, after having won the Cold War, had begun incorporating all of Latin America into their Warsaw Pact military alliance, and then even used neo-Nazis to do a street putsch against the government in Ottawa, overthrowing it, threatened to kick the United States out of its naval bases in Alaska, and then helped the new regime launch a war against the people of Vancouver, B.C. for refusing to recognize the new coup junta, and all while threatening to overthrow the government in Washington D.C. next?
– Scott Horton, The History Behind the Russia-Ukraine War
[0:00] – Senator John McCain, Senator Lindsey Graham, Senator Amy Klobuchar, Senator Chris Murphy, and Victoria Nuland (former member of the foreign service, served as the Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs at the United States Department of State from 2015 to 2017 and US Permanent Representative to NATO from 2005 to 2008.)
[4:34] – Explanation by Ted Galen Carpenter, Senior Fellow at the CATO Institute