US gives Ukraine enough not to lose, but not enough to win - former US ambassador to NATO
Former US Ambassador to NATO Douglas Lute believes that the US gave Ukraine enough not to lose, but not enough to win
He said this on Espreso TV.
"As for winning the war, we propose a different approach to provide Ukraine with the military capabilities it needs. We say that there are qualitative requirements for the quality of weapons, as well as quantitative requirements for weapons and time requirements," he said.
Lute added that according to all three of these criteria, the United States is still not up to the task of conducting military operations in Ukraine.
"I would say that we have given Ukraine enough not to lose, but not enough to win. We think it is absolutely fundamental for us to change this dynamic and give Ukraine the full measure of what it needs. We also disagree with the current approach, which we see as too slow, bureaucratic, and incremental, moving step by step. And for every iteration of military assistance, it comes too late. And I will answer as a former military officer - this means that Ukrainians are paying a price for this approach. We call for an end to this approach and a more serious approach to winning the war," he emphasized.
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