Ukraine Must Win

Ukraine Must Win

It might seem self-evident that in a war like this one you root for the attacked country to prevail. However, as this seemed too unrealistic an outcome, many outside the Ukraine had (secretly or not so secretly) hoped for a quick end to the war. Anne Appelbaum makes the case why an outright victory of Ukraine can be the only desirable outcome. She leaves open a lot of questions on how exactly that could be achieved, and what it would mean for Putin and Russia, but the clarity about the goal is helpful.‌

From Weekly Filet #387, in March 2022.

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