That’s according to the former commander of the US European Command (2014-2017), General Frederick Ben Hodges, who now serves as a military expert with the Center for European Policy Studies, who spoke with Guildhall, Ukrinform reports.
“That’s exactly the approach we should be taking. Don’t let it become a protracted conflict. And so that’s why there are many of us who are advocating ‘give Ukraine what’s needed in quantities to help them finish this before it becomes a protracted conflict,” Ben Hodges said.
“I know that the administration and other governments are trying to figure out how to do all this. I don’t completely agree with the administration’s approach that there are still apparently some limitations (on arms supplies to Ukraine - ed.). There’s no doubt that everyone in the Biden administration wants Ukraine to be successful, wants to see Ukraine achieve restoration of all of its territorial integrity but there’s still this one part I think that believes somehow that you can actually negotiate with Russia. These are good people, they’re concerned about what happens to nuclear weapons, they’re concerned about escalation, I get that, I just personally disagree with that,” the general explained.
As reported earlier, French Senator Melanie Vogel (The Greens) said France and other countries with a substantial military potential must supply as much weaponry as possible to Ukraine to help the nation win the war as soon as possible.
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