Chomsky | Russia’s War Against Ukraine Has Accelerated the Doomsday Clock | interview published March 17, 2022

"By moving on to criminal aggression, [Putin] carried a step forward the annual mobilizations on Ukraine’s borders in an effort to elicit some attention to his unanswered calls to consider Russia’s security concerns, which are recognized as significant by a host of top U.S. diplomats, CIA directors, and numerous others who have warned Washington of the foolishness of ignoring these concerns."