Why is he resigning then if it was a simple 'mistake'? Maybe he was asked to lie about it instead and he refused?
Do your research on NATO policy before you call it 'unprovoked'. The same NATO that launched nearly 10,000 raids on Libya and turned it from the most prosperous nation in Africa to an actual slave state.
The Western-backed overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi ushered in a period of political instability and violence that continues to this day.
NATO has been pumping weapons onto Russia's borders for 8 years now and you don't expect its neighbors to react? Let's see how you would react if Russia was pumping weapons onto the US/Mexico border.
The last time this happened to us, this is how we reacted:
In October 1962, an American U2 spy plane secretly photographed nuclear missile sites being built by the Soviet Union on the island of Cuba. Because he did not want Cuba and the Soviet Union to know that he had discovered the missiles, Kennedy met in secret with his advisors for several days to...