General John Hayten, deputy head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the US Armed Forces (AF), called the consequences of a possible armed conflict with Russia and China. In his opinion, such a war will lead to devastating consequences, he said in a podcast of the Brookings Institution, available on Youtube…
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Hayten recalled that in the recent past, despite a large number of hot spots in the world, including the Vietnam War, the United States did not allow itself a direct clash with the USSR. If we talk about the “great powers”, he stressed, the United States is trying to never allow a war with Russia and China.
The beginning of this conflict will be “a terrible day for the planet, a terrible day for our countries”, which “will destroy the world, destroy the world economy” on one condition – the use of nuclear weapons, Hayten said.