On September 20, Scowcroft Center acting director Matthew Kroenig was quoted in an article by Lawrence Freedman regarding the threat posed by a potential Russian nuclear use. 

“[A Russian nuclear strike ] could cause a humanitarian catastrophe, deal a crippling blow to the Ukrainian military, divide the Western alliance, and compel Kyiv to sue for peace”

Matthew Kroenig

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