Increasingly, I agree with those who say we need an “audit” of U.S. support to Ukraine. I put “audit” in quotation marks because a mere audit of the tens of billions flowing to Ukraine – and to military contractors – won’t get the job done. What’s needed is a wholesale policy scrub of the Biden administration’s handling of the problem.
As always, I begin by affirming that the U.S. needs to support a fight to reverse and end Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The U.S. shouldn’t have direct military engagement in the fight, nor should NATO.
But it matters what strategy we’re supporting and how military assistance to Ukraine is executed.
It matters at least as much how the fight in Ukraine is affecting NATO’s security conditions, posture, and unity. Continue reading “TOC Ready Room 22 November 2022: Drive-by edition; Poland missile impact, Biden FBI/Israel, Special Counsel and other Trump”