Code Pink’s position here is naive and kneejerk pacifist naivety. The Ukrainians are fighting against genocide and the standard pacifist line of so-called left activists discredits them.
“The Biden administration’s decision to send $800 million more in weapons and artillery to Ukraine is not in the interest of peace. It’s in the interest of weapons manufacturers and war profiteers,” said the anti-war group CodePink. “Negotiation is the only path forward.”
Source: Biden Answers Zelenskyy’s Plea to ‘Arm Ukraine Now’ With $800 Million in Weapons
“These people were not in the military. They had no weapons. They posed no threat,” said an adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
Source: Russian Forces Accused of ‘Deliberate Massacre’ in Bucha
The sooner such terms are agreed, the more likely we are to avoid the path to World War III.
Source: Opinion | A Blueprint for a Reasonable Path to Peace for Ukraine | Jeffrey D. Sachs