EMN Director Retired Major Danny Sjursen was quoted in this Guardian article on the Ukraine crisis and how a miscalculation could trigger unintended wider conflict.
The risk of something going down like a mid-air collision, or a trigger-happy Russian or American, can really escalate things quickly.
You’re setting yourself up for accidents and miscalculation, and that’s when you can get out of control real quick, because there are domestic considerations both in Russia and in the United States.
An American pilot dies – now what? I’m not saying that necessarily means we go to cataclysmic nuclear war but it escalates things.
Read the full article here.