Nuclear Concerns: Armed Service Chair Says Don’t ‘Fuel’ Putin’s Narrative About Existential Threat

patrick.goodenough | May 2, 2022
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Talk of regime change in Moscow just plays into President Vladimir Putin’s narrative that Russia is facing an existential threat and “adds fuel to that,” House Armed Services Committee chairman Rep. Adam Smith (D-Wash.) said on Monday, at a time when Russian rhetoric around its invasion of Ukraine has raised concerns about the risk of nuclear war.