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Amid Waning US Support, Ukraine Seeks ‘Game Changer’


Amid Waning US Support, Ukraine Seeks ‘Game Changer’

Authored by Andrew Thornebrooke via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours),

Forces from Russia and Ukraine are fighting, bleeding, and dying in the trenches of Europe’s frozen east.

(Illustration by The Epoch Times, Getty Images, Shutterstock)

After so much gore, however, the end of this conflict still seems distant, and none in power appear confident that it’ll go their way.

A wild card in all this is the United States and the question of whether the world’s greatest military power can or will continue to provide direct security assistance to Ukraine.

The Biden administration, which pledged only months ago to support Ukraine for as long as it takes, is on the back foot, and money for a war on the other side of the world has run out.

Russia is waiting and eager for the opportunity to seize what it has been denied—at least, that’s what White House National Security Council spokesman John Kirby said.

“There’s significant risks to the Ukrainian armed forces if foreign aid and assistance dries up and we’re not able to continue to support them in their fight,” Mr. Kirby told The Epoch Times in December 2023.

“Ukraine is under significant threat right now from Russia, particularly from the air and drone and missile strikes on their energy infrastructure. And we know that the Russians intend to go back on the offense, particularly in the east.”

White House National Security Council spokesman John Kirby during a news briefing at the White House on Jan. 4, 2024. (Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

Ukraine has fought hard and won back about half the territory initially seized in Russia’s full-scale invasion. But Mr. Kirby said he fears that Ukraine’s “ability to continue to defend themselves and

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