Why can one one man be allowed to destroy world peace?

By Letters to the Editor
February 26 2022 - 6:30pm
Putin has repeated history with a deplorable decision to go to war. Picture: Shutterstock

As the tragic situation in Ukraine unfolds it again highlights that one man can cause enormous suffering to innocent populations. In 1917 Lenin overthrew Tsar Nicholas; in World War II it was Hitler; in the 1960s it was presidents Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon in Vietnam; in the 1990s George H Bush sent troops to the Middle East and in the noughties George W Bush sent troops to Afghanistan and then Iraq.

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