“They tell me that the game will be like this - “this is NATO, we support NATO in offensive operations against the Russians”, which will not deceive the world.

... We are at war with the Russians, ”TASS quoted Hersh as saying at an event by the American non-governmental organization Committee for the Republic.

He recalled the defeat of Nazi Germany in the battle of Stalingrad.

“Do we really want to get into a fight with these guys?

I don't think so," the reporter said.

In his opinion, the US is not ready for this.

Earlier, an American Democratic politician, a candidate for governor of Kentucky, Jeffrey Young, said that the introduction of NATO troops into Ukraine could lead to a third world war.