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FASS expert shares insights on appeasement in the Ukraine crisis

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Is there a whiff of Munich about the diplomatic efforts to avert war in Ukraine? Following warnings from UK defence secretary Ben Wallace last week, Professor of Foreign Policy and International Relations, Jamie Gaskarth, explores this and more in an opinion piece for UK in a Changing Europe – the authoritative source for independent research on UK-EU relations.

An expert on foreign policy and global ethics in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS), Professor Gaskarth comments on the growing tensions between Ukraine and Russia, as well as the history of appeasement in European conflict, arguing that using diplomacy to weigh the price of peace is not immoral, and makes clear who is responsible for war if negotiations fail.

Read the full article on the UK in a Changing Europe website. 

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