Ukraine

The Middle East’s Indifference to Ukraine Is a Warning

What looks like international solidarity against a lawless invasion is something far more transactional and fragile.

Training, Logistics Snafus Show How US Advisors Could Help Ukraine, Volunteers Say

Time, effort, and materiel are being wasted for lack of a little expertise, say two U.S. volunteers recently returned from the war-torn country.

Does the West Want Ukraine to Win or Not?

The relative trickle of advanced weapons to Kyiv suggests Western leaders would be fine with a stalemate.

Marine Corps Wants Loitering Munitions for its Infantry Units

Commandant highlighted the weapons’ unpredictability and psychological effects on the enemy at Marine expo.

Congress’ Plan For Ukraine Aid Surpasses White House Request by $7B

Lawmakers boosted funds for replenishing American weapons’ stocks and supporting European Command operations.

Marines Are Learning from the Ukraine Conflict—But Are Wary of Adjusting Force Design Based on It

Education, training, concepts, and equipment purchases are changing, but not Force Design 2030.

Four Lessons that Should Upend the Pentagon’s Five-Year Strategy

From the quick consumption of weapons in Ukraine to rising inflation, the current resourcing plan is untenable.

Pentagon Seeks to Update U.S. Weapons Stocks Depleted by Ukraine Donations

Defense Department's top acquisitions exec says Ukraine war is changing the way the U.S. thinks about stockpiles.

For Russia and the West, Ukraine War Is a Study in Supply

“I fully believe that logistics has been an Achilles heel for the Russians,” Army Secretary Wormuth said.

NCOs: America Has Them, China Wants Them, Russia is Struggling Without Them

Non-commissioned officers, long the “backbone” of the U.S. military, are proving even more crucial on modern battlefields.

How to Gauge the Risk of a Nuclear Escalation with Russia

Escalation theories can help NATO policymakers avoid nuclear war—but it is ultimately up to Putin.

Task Force Gator Back to Training Ukrainians as Battle Rages For the Donbas

A Florida National Guard unit that withdrew just before Moscow invaded is back to teaching as Russia reveals its weak spots.

The UN Must Do More for Ukraine—and Itself

Russia’s invasion of a sovereign state is also an attack on the basic principle the international body was founded to prevent.