I’m reprinting this article from Susan Watkins of the New Left Review because, while it’s long, it is by far the best analysis of the Ukraine war that I’ve read. NEW LEFT REVIEW #137 September/October 2022 Editorial FIVE WARS IN ONE The Battle for Ukraine SUSAN WATKINS A classic analysis of the Second World War defines it as the outcome of five different types of conflict.footnote1 First, war between the top imperialist powers—Germany, Japan, the us, Britain—competing for the position of world hegemon. For this, the challenger powers had both to assert control over a key region—for Japan, China and […]