Ukraine

Ukraine Is Getting Nervous About Elon Musk

Kyiv is looking for alternatives to Musk’s Starlink internet terminals and worrying about rising misinformation on Twitter.

Polish Military Chief Says Russia is Escalating on NATO’s Border

After missile debris kills Poles, Ukrainian officials say “air shield” talks with allies are underway.

Special Operators Lack ‘Seat at the Table’ in Post-Counterterror Pentagon, SOF Leaders Say

Even as U.S.-trained Ukranians show their mettle, SOF is getting lost in the transition to great power competition, says the assistant defense secretary for special ops.

Muhammad Ali’s Foreign Policy Lessons

Like the great boxer, America needs to know how to pick the time and place to engage.

Could Ukraine Retake Crimea? Not Easily

Difficult approaches and dug-in Russian forces would likely mean a long and difficult effort, experts said.

Army Preps for ‘Contested Logistics,’ Works to Boost Arms Production

Logistics win wars—but not if new enemy capabilities can disrupt supply lines.

Milley: Ukrainian Military Victory Isn’t Near, But It’s a Good Time for Negotiations

Russia’s strategic goals are out of reach, but its forces still hold one-fifth of the country, says Joint Chiefs chairman.

Deadly ‘Projectile’ in Poland Raises Tensions As Russian Strikes Pound Ukraine

AP says Russian missiles killed two on NATO territory, but Pentagon declines to corroborate report.

“Wonder Weapons” Will Not Win Russia’s War

Russia’s turn to kamikaze drones is premised on a flawed strategy.

Russian Forces Retreat from Kherson, In Major Loss

Retaking the city will put Ukrainian rockets in range of a new swath of targets in Crimea and elsewhere.

Army Special Ops Is Changing Psyops Training to Reflect Ukraine War

Even as some operators chafe at rules that keep them out of the fight, they are keenly interested in how Ukrainians are applying their U.S. training.

Is Russia’s Nuclear About-Face More or Less Credible Than Its Earlier Threats?

After months of saber-rattling, Putin and his government have been disavowing the use of tactical nukes in Ukraine.

Donated Tanks Headed to Ukraine

Kyiv will get 90 T-72 tanks, donated by the Czech Republic and upgraded with U.S. and Dutch funds.

Putin’s Chef Is Opening a Start-Up Accelerator for Russia’s War

But with IT workers fleeing the country, it’s hard to predict how successful the endeavor will be.