An Article published in www.express.co.uk expressed the fear for the third world war due to mounting tensions between the US, Russia, North Korea and China remain.
Dr. Paul Miller, who served on the National Security Council of the United States under former presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, believes that if another world war breaks out it would be in the Baltic states.
Dr. Paul Miller said “I was in Latvia for the Riga Conference in October. From my interaction with European policymakers and scholars, my fears are widely shared – at various levels of intensity.
“A war with North Korea would likely be a regional, not world, war. Even if China were to intervene, I still think it’d stay fairly contained within the region.”
He added that Putin and other Russians judge the world through the lens of Russian religious nationalism and believe the West is inherently a threat because of its “degeneracy and globalism”.
He continued: “Putin’s grand strategy requires breaking NATO.”
In an article titled ‘How World War 3 could begin in Latvia’ Dr Miller detailed when and where the conflict would first escalate.
Writing for Foreign Policy, he said: “Four years ago, I predicted Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Here’s my next prediction, which by now will strike many people as obvious: The Baltics are next, and will pose one of President Donald Trump’s first and greatest tests.
“Putin will instigate an ambiguous militarised crisis using deniable proxies, probably in the next two years