Smaller countries forced NATO’s greatest powers to give Ukraine the vehicles it needs.
The Ukrainians will win if they keep getting better weapons.
Beyond weapons and ammunition, Ukraine also seeks assurances of sustained U.S. support.
Putin’s hollow rhetoric warrants no concessions from the West.
Aid to Ukrainian forces is achieving more than the long U.S. intervention in Afghanistan did.
Indiscriminate violence reveals Putin’s powerlessness to overcome Ukrainian resistance.
On the modern battlefield, brains and adaptability yield far better results than ruthless brutality does.
Ukrainian leaders announced one counteroffensive against Russia—but had another in the works.
The fight to retake the city of Kherson plays to the Ukrainians’ strengths, not the Russians’.
We focus too much on military force instead of considering economic, technological, social, and political structures.
Kyiv’s success against Moscow forces us to reexamine our assumptions about what it means to be powerful.
Russia’s botched invasion has illustrated the diminishing power of heavy and expensive military power.
Russia has failed to understand the importance of airpower.
Ukraine’s success illuminates a strategy that has allowed a smaller state to—so far—outlast a larger and much more powerful one.
Good equipment and clever doctrine reveal little about how an army will perform in a war.