Vladimir Putin is on the back foot and there are strong concerns amongst Western leaders including NATO that the tyrant could resort to measures such as tactical nuclear or even chemical weapons to win the war to save him suffering a crushing defeat politically.
At the start of the war in February Putin gave a veiled warning that who ever tries to stand in Russia’s way Moscow will “respond immediately” and the “consequences will be such as you have never seen in your entire history.”
The US President Joe Biden has given Putin a very clear warning that there will be dire consequences should the Russian tyrant resort to such measures.
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In a meeting with CBS news President Biden was asked what response will there be from the US if Putin uses tactical nuclear weapons.
Biden said, “Don’t. Don’t. Don’t. You will change the face of war unlike anything since World War II.
“Depending on the extent of what they do will determine what response would occur.
“It’ll be consequential [Russia] will become more of a pariah in the world than they ever have been. And depending on the extent of what they do will determine what response would occur.”
It is unclear what exactly the US response would be, but whatever it would be it would be disastrous, the interview will be aired on Sunday.