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Over 50 Articles Later, We Feel Vindicated On Ukraine

Policy failure of the Biden administration and neocons.

With the House overwhelmingly passing a Continuing Resolution to avoid a government shutdown through January 19 - a measure that has the support of the Senate - President Biden has reluctantly agreed to sign it into law. There is no money in the bill for Ukraine - a significant departure from last year's omnibus that included nearly $45 billion. 

The Biden administration, Democrats, and leading Beltway Republicans have lobbied for $61 billion for Ukraine under an emergency supplemental. But that request is going nowhere. Speaker Mike Johnson has said he is ready to pass funding for Ukraine (amount unknown) but only if it is paired with legislation to secure the border, a non-starter for most Democrats. 

After four explosive stories in the media recently - in the Economist, Time, NBC News, and the New York Times - it is becoming increasingly clear that Ukraine is in a stalemate, and it is almost impossible for Ukraine to evict Russia from every square inch of territory lost. Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal ran an op-ed headlined 'It’s Time to End Magical Thinking About Russia’s Defeat,' proffering a new strategy: containment. If a recent Asia Times story is true, CIA Chief Burns is meeting President Zelenskyy in Kyiv to begin discussions about how to bring the war to an end.

While the corporate media has relentlessly supported the Biden administration and the West, we have consistently been critical of both the West and the media's propaganda of a war that has needlessly cost a million lives. We have always held the Russians responsible for triggering the conflict and causing untold harm to innocent Ukrainians, including committing ghastly war crimes. 

But it takes two sides to fight, and the war has directly cost Western taxpayers over $200 billion, displaced nearly 13 million Ukrainians, impoverished parts of Europe, and brought parts of the world closer to famine. The conflict brought the world dangerously close to a nuclear confrontation with Russia and has deeply divided it. All of these events were eminently avoidable. 

Our first editorial calling for peace talks was on March 6, 2022, just two weeks after Russia invaded Ukraine. Since then, we have published over 50 editorials critical of every aspect of the West's conduct of the war. 

Here's a catalog of our pieces grouped into eight buckets of opinion.

Biden Administration Policy Failure

America's Deficit Hits $2 Trillion; Yet, The Uniparty Wants $74 Billion More For Wars - 10/24/23

Biden's Oval Office Address On Ukraine Won't Budge The Needle - 10/06/23

Biden Presses On In Ukraine Despite Significant Lack Of Progress - 07/27/23

Biden Has Irreversibly Divided The World - 07/24/23

The EU Is Too Financially Weak To Help Rebuild Ukraine - 06/23/23

Western Sanctions On Russia Bite The West - 05/27/23

Russian Oil Revenues Are Down, But Not Because Of The Price Cap - 05/19/23

Challenges Abound: Can Biden's Foreign Policy Team Rise To Meet Them? - 04/10/23

Liberal International Order Losing Out To "Non-Interference" Policy - 03/13/23

The "Whatever-It-Takes" War - 02/23/23

Ten Reasons Why U.S. Must Focus More On China Than Ukraine - 02/18/23

The "As-Long-As-It-Takes" War Strategy - 02/13/23

The West Recklessly Escalates The Russia Ukraine War - 01/20/23

Biden's Foreign Policy Undermines America's Global Standing - 12/09/22

The Russian Oil Price Cap - The West's Fallible Strategy - 12/03/22

Biden's Lackluster Foreign Policy Weakens America - 11/26/22

Ten Hidden Costs Of The Ukraine War - 09/09/22

Viktor Orban Presses America To Lead Peace Talks With Russia - 08/05/22

Turkey, Not The U.S., Leads On Ukrainian Grain Deal - 07/23/22

Jake Sullivan's $600 Billion Blunder - 07/07/22

Another Absurd Stratagem: Price Cap On Russian Oil - 06/28/22

An Eye For An Eye – The Many Facets Of The Ukraine War - 05/26/22

Biden’s Moving Goalposts Prolong Global Suffering - 05/15/22

The State Department Should Rise To The Call Of The Hour - 03/22/22

Biden Should Ask Blair, Gates, And Merkel To Negotiate With Putin - 03/06/22

Calling Out Zelenskyy

Zelenskyy Applies Funding Pressure On Washington By Announcing Visit - 09/16/23

Ukraine's Global Dominance In Mindshare Continues Despite A Legacy Of Corruption - 05/23/23

Zelenskyy's "Conscience" War Risks Losing Popular Support - 02/28/23

Ukraine's Never-Ending Demands - 02/10/23

Widespread Corruption in Ukraine Warrants Stricter Oversight - 07/19/22

Democratic Policy

Dems And Senate GOP Appear Boxed In On Border And Ukraine - 11/04/23

Democrats Doom Continued Ukraine War Funding With McCarthy Vote - 10/04/23

History Lesson

What Would JFK Have Done In The Russo-Ukraine War? - 05/31/22

America's Troubling Legacy In Ukraine - 08/05/23

Lack Of American support

Majority Of Voters ‘Not Satisfied’ With Biden’s Efforts On Russia-Ukraine War:  - 10/18/23

Americans Deeply Concerned About Ukraine War And Its Unknown Aftermath: TIPP Poll - 09/05/23

Lack Of International Support

Only 60% Of Ukrainians Back The War To  - 10/30/23

Slovakia Election Outcome Threatens EU Support Of Ukraine - 09/29/23

At G21, The West Gets Rebuked On Ukraine - 09/10/23

Media's Propagandist Coverage

Media Stories On Ukraine Point To War's End - 11/05/23

Media Pivots As Ukraine Coverage Turns Negative - 08/22/23

NYT Finally Acknowledges That Sanctions Are Not Working, Echoing Our Earlier Warnings - 07/30/23

How Is Ukraine's Counter-Offensive Going? It Depends - 07/18/23

In CNN Interview, Biden Misleads About Cause Of Russia-Ukraine War - 07/12/23

Prediction: The Ukraine War Will Last Until January 2025 - 06/21/23

Propaganda Press Misleads Americans About Ukraine War Theater - 06/17/23

Media Hypes Finland's NATO Induction - 04/06/23

Questions The Media Will Never Ask President Zelensky - 12/21/22

Punish Russia, Not Russians - 03/01/22

Our Advice To The GOP

DeSantis Is Right On Ukraine - 03/18/23

No, Sen. McConnell, Israel And Ukraine Are Not Intertwined - 11/01/23

Speaker Johnson Has An Excellent Opportunity To Course-Correct On Ukraine - 10/28/23

McCarthy Should Invite War Critics To Testify Before Approving Ukraine Aid - 08/27/23

McCarthy Should Not Rubber Stamp Biden's Ukraine Aid Request - 08/14/23

GOP’s Chance To Stop Russia-Ukraine War From Escalating To WW3 - 11/30/22

Most Read Articles

Biden Has Irreversibly Divided The World - 07/24/23

Propaganda Press Misleads Americans About Ukraine War Theater - 06/17/23

Media Stories On Ukraine Point To War's End - 11/05/23

Dems And Senate GOP Appear Boxed In On Border And Ukraine - 11/04/23

Questions The Media Will Never Ask President Zelensky - 12/21/22

How Is Ukraine's Counter-Offensive Going? It Depends - 07/18/23

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