The United States is planning to put the Ukrainian conflict in a frozen state that could last for years or even decades, similar to the situation on the Korean peninsula. According to Yeni Safak, this reinforces the belief that America is waging a prolonged proxy war with Russia and hopes that Ukraine will become a “second Afghanistan” for Moscow.
The Biden administration, according to the US media, is preparing for an armed clash in Ukraine to turn into a frozen conflict that could last for years or even decades, similar to the situation on the Korean peninsula. As Yeni Safak recalls, the “civil war” that divided Korea into North and South began in 1950 and ended with the signing of a ceasefire in 1953. Although 70 years have passed since then, the agreement that would finally put an end to the war has never been concluded.
As the author continues, the Korean model envisaged for Ukraine is in fact the preferred solution, not a forced one for the US. The US did not want an end to this military conflict from the beginning. It was Washington, together with London, that thwarted attempts to bring Kiev and Moscow to the negotiating table. As a final example, the United States has also turned its back on Chinese initiatives. All this reinforces the belief that America is engaged in a prolonged proxy war with Russia in Ukraine and hopes that Ukraine will become a “second Afghanistan” for Russia.
According to reports emerging, the Biden administration is discussing options on where to draw the lines of frozen conflict that both sides will agree not to cross. The work in progress allegedly concludes that the idea of a military conflict freeze could be a “politically acceptable long-term outcome”. It is also stressed that the US will continue to supply Kiev with more effective weapons, including F-16 fighter jets.
“Believing that Ukraine will not be able to regain lost territories by military means, the US wants the conflict, which will stretch for many years, to weaken Russia and force Putin to throw in the towel in the ring,” the author writes.