G7 wrestles with how to prosecute one war and prevent another

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Vladimir Putin: 'We do not need to humiliate Russia but we do need to punish it for what it has done,' says Krišjānis Kariņš, the Latvian prime minister. Photograph: Mikhail Klimentyev/Sputnik/AFP via Getty In the horrific shadow of a past nuclear holocaust, the leaders of the G7 group of wealthiest nations will meet in Hiroshima in Japan this weekend to discuss war; how to prosecute one in Ukraine and how to prevent one with China. Jake Sullivan, the US national security adviser, once described the G7 as the co-ordinating committee of the free world, and never has there been such...