June 05, 2024

The US tests Putin’s nuclear threats in Ukraine

Source: Vox

Journalist: Joshua Keating

What difference will this make? Franz-Stefan Gady, an Austria-based military analyst with the Center for a New American Security, said it’s “obviously important that the Ukrainians are allowed to strike across the border” and that the previous policy “did enable the Russians to move some of their staging areas and supply depots closer to the border that they would otherwise.”

But he also cautioned that the switch is unlikely to be decisive given that the Russians have been adapting to long-range precision strikes by Ukraine ever since HIMARS first arrived in Ukraine two years ago, using new tactics as well as improved electronic warfare systems.

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  • Franz-Stefan Gady

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Defense Program

    Franz-Stefan Gady has advised militaries in Europe and the United States on structural reform and the future of high-intensity warfare. He is a former Senior Fellow with the I...