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Mikhail Gorbachev: It Appears like…. ‘The World Is Preparing for War’ – by Andrea Germanos

Published on Friday, January 27, 2017 by Common Dreams

Mikhail Gorbachev: Appears ‘The World Is Preparing for War’

‘Wars must be outlawed, because none of the global problems we are facing can be resolved by war,’ writes former Soviet leader

Mikhail Gorbachev

Mikhail Gorbachev, seen here in 2011, writes at TIME magazine Thursday: “It all looks as if the world is preparing for war.” (Photo: kris krüg/flickr/cc)

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has warned that it appears “as if the world is preparing for war.”

Writing in an op-ed published Thursday at TIME magazine, Gorbachev, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1990 for his role in ending the Cold War, writes that the most pressing problem facing the world is “the militarization of politics and the new arms race.”      Continue reading