Jürgen Habermas on the War in Ukraine

War and Indignation

A shrill tone and moral blackmail: In the battle of opinions between former pacifists, a shocked public and a cautious chancellor following the invasion of Ukraine.

Op-Ed by Jürgen Habermas
April 28, 2022 - 16 min. reading time

77 years after the end of the Second World War and 33 years after the end of a fragile peace maintained only through a delicate balance of terror, disturbing images of war have returned – right outside our door and unleashed arbitrarily by Russia.