What Would It Take to Trigger War Between Russia and NATO? Just a Spark | RealClearDefense

A major and unattributable cyber-attack, a risky action by an anxious ally or a serious military accident could each open a path to crisis and conflict between NATO and Russia, in which neither side is the clear aggressor but both have compelling reasons to use force. The players are in place – all that’s needed is a misfired starting gun.

What Would It Take to Trigger War Between Russia and NATO? Just a Spark | RealClearDefense

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I’ve been walking through this concept for a long time: When something small can trigger something big, then you are at a tipping point. When it’s about 60 to 80 years since the last really big crisis, and you reach a tipping point, then start to worry.

The article doesn’t provide a path for planned nuclear war. Apparently, that is impossible. I don’t think it’s impossible at all, and it is something that we need to be worried about.