Q: You, as a military man, what is your reaction when you see politicians
using the threat of nuclear weapons as a diplomatic tool? |
GL: I cannot not help citing Lenin's words. He said that when I have to
compare a politician and a military man, who just returned from the battle
field, it is the latter who knows better what the consequences of war would be.
That is why, he said, one should trust a military man more than a politician in
this case. I think that, as a military man, I have thought over many things, I
have seen a lot, and I have expressed a lot on paper. After all, I began to
write articles to I evaluate the paths I had taken. And I sometimes lower my
head in repentance -- it was the devil's work.
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