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      America Will Have to Heavily Arm NATO’s Six Frontline States If Ukraine Falters—Especially Finland (From RealClearDefense)
      Jan10

      America Will Have to Heavily Arm NATO’s Six Frontline States If Ukraine Falters—Especially Finland (From RealClearDefense)

      Amid the chaos of last year’s House of Representatives Speaker fight, Congressional aid to Ukraine became a casualty. When Kevin McCarthy, a supporter of the Ukraine war effort, was ousted, that support was not shared by his successors and several [Read More…] The post America Will Have to Heavily Arm NATO’s Six Frontline States...

      Tanks Are Crucial To Ukraine’s Future Battlefield Success. The U.S. Needs To Provide Them. (From Forbes)
      Jan04

      Tanks Are Crucial To Ukraine’s Future Battlefield Success. The U.S. Needs To Provide Them. (From Forbes)

      Ukraine’s offensive failed because it could not overcome entrenched Russian defenders. In the absence of decisive air power–which neither side possesses–the only way to penetrate such defenses is with massed armor. Kyiv has a collection of disparate armored systems, but [Read More…] The post Tanks Are Crucial To Ukraine’s Future...

      Ukraine Needs More M1 Abrams Tanks Now (From The National Interest)
      Jan04

      Ukraine Needs More M1 Abrams Tanks Now (From The National Interest)

      Despite predictions for a swift victory in Ukraine, first by Moscow and then by Kyiv, the war in Ukraine is becoming what should have been expected from the outset: a long and difficult slog. Having been pushed by its Western [Read More…] The post Ukraine Needs More M1 Abrams Tanks Now (From The National Interest) appeared first on...

      Why Using Nuclear Weapons In Ukraine Is A Real Option For Putin (From Forbes)
      Nov21

      Why Using Nuclear Weapons In Ukraine Is A Real Option For Putin (From Forbes)

      Using nuclear weapons for anything other than deterrence has become unthinkable in the West. Not so in Moscow. Every new iteration of Russian strategy stresses the centrality of nuclear systems in Moscow’s defense posture–including in regional conflicts along Russia’s periphery. [Read More…] The post Why Using Nuclear Weapons In...

      If Ukraine Military Aid Is Cut, Some GOP Districts Will Be Big Losers (From Forbes)
      Nov17

      If Ukraine Military Aid Is Cut, Some GOP Districts Will Be Big Losers (From Forbes)

      A growing contingent of House Republicans opposes further military aid to Ukraine. If it successfully blocks the Biden administration’s request for more money, many GOP-held congressional districts will suffer economic fallout. U.S. munitions plants, whether publicly or privately operated, increasingly [Read More…] The post If Ukraine...

      How HIMARS Rockets Can Help Turn The Tide In Ukraine (From Forbes)
      Jun28

      How HIMARS Rockets Can Help Turn The Tide In Ukraine (From Forbes)

      The Biden administration disclosed in late May that it would share the U.S. Army’s High Mobility Artillery Rocket System with Ukraine. HIMARS, as it is usually called, is a super-accurate, highly survivable and reliable weapon with over twice the range [Read More…] The post How HIMARS Rockets Can Help Turn The Tide In Ukraine (From...

      Five Reasons The Ukraine War Could Force A Rethink Of Washington’s Pivot To Asia (From Forbes)
      Jun21

      Five Reasons The Ukraine War Could Force A Rethink Of Washington’s Pivot To Asia (From Forbes)

      The Pentagon’s pivot to Asia since the Obama years has been grounded in a belief that China is the greatest challenge to America’s global influence. However, the challenge presented by China in Asia is mainly economic and technological in character, [Read More…] The post Five Reasons The Ukraine War Could Force A Rethink Of...

      The Ukraine War Proves The U.S. Army Needs New Mobile 155mm Howitzers (From 1945)
      Jun20

      The Ukraine War Proves The U.S. Army Needs New Mobile 155mm Howitzers (From 1945)

      Artillery may again become the King of Battle. The Russia-Ukraine conflict is turning into a brutal slugfest. Using tactics reminiscent of those employed in both World Wars, the Russian Army is relying on massive artillery barrages to drive back Ukrainian [Read More…] The post The Ukraine War Proves The U.S. Army Needs New Mobile 155mm...

      Sending Stingers To Ukraine Has Increased The Urgency Of Developing New Army Air Defenses (From Forbes)
      Jun13

      Sending Stingers To Ukraine Has Increased The Urgency Of Developing New Army Air Defenses (From Forbes)

      The U.S. Army has sent a significant portion of its Stinger inventory to Ukraine. The antiaircraft weapon has acquitted itself reasonably well, but has also shown limitations in coping with threats like Russian drones. U.S. Army leaders recognize they need [Read More…] The post Sending Stingers To Ukraine Has Increased The Urgency Of...

      Ukraine Crisis Is Latest Excuse For Attacking Cargo Preferences — And Potentially Undermining U.S. Security (From Forbes)
      May26

      Ukraine Crisis Is Latest Excuse For Attacking Cargo Preferences — And Potentially Undermining U.S. Security (From Forbes)

      The interruption of food exports caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has spawned two concurrent resolutions on Capitol Hill proposing that cargo preferences reserving food aid for transport by the U.S. merchant fleet be suspended. The thinking is that in [Read More…] The post Ukraine Crisis Is Latest Excuse For Attacking Cargo...