How to Revive the Council of National Security and Defense of Ukraine (hint: it’s urgent)!
Executive Director of Center for Applied Political Studies “Penta”
03.24.2014 Flot2017.com, for Khvylya
Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine
The events in Crimea, in the southeast of Ukraine, and on the political Olympus are causing more and more emotional reactions. Under these circumstances, a frantic search for answers to the eternal Russian questions of “who is to blame?” and “what to do?” will hardly have a serious impact on the situation. It is easy to become a Captain Obvious [while] answering these questions – suggesting that those in power “take appropriate measures” to ensure proper functioning of a system that has been deliberately and severely destroyed over the last decade.
In the case of the RNBO[U] (National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine), we must not forget that its main tasks include operational and analytical support of governmental authorities, and strategic planning. Under current…
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